NEW DELHI: If the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, Central Park, and the glitzy Times Square of New York city have not ticked off your bucket list, here's a chance. The most visited city in the US awaits, with lots more new to offer Indians, officials said. "The Indian market is critically important to New York city, the most visited US city by Indians," Christopher Heywood, senior vice president for global communications with NYC and Company, told IANS in an interview.
Queens appears to be the hot spot for New York City residents this year.
That's according to online real estate and rental marketplace StreetEasy, which recently came out with their 2016 list of "New York City's Hottest Neighborhoods."
Northeast residents are girding for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in 2 feet of snow. PArts of New York City could get up to 3 inches.
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Part of the fun when you’re traveling on a budget? Finding that cool (and affordable) hotel worth writing home about.
Here’s what you can get for $150 right now in 10 cities around the world.
Hotels are so much more than just a place to lay your head at the end of the day. They've become destinations offering everything from restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs to hot rooftop bars. We evaluated the New York City hotels that have opened within the last year and looked at hotels that will open later this year, and found the buzziest new offerings.
NEW YORK • Created in 1909, Queens Plaza in Long Island City was intended as an attractive gateway to the borough for which it was named. In more recent decades, however, the area became known as a haven for drug-dealing and prostitution and as a filthy, noisy eyesore, where pedestrians risked their lives as they tried to cope with multiple lanes of traffic.
But Queens Plaza — just across the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge from Manhattan — has recently undergone a US$45-million face-lift, shepherded by the city department of planning and financed mainly with federal funds.
Williamsburg, Brooklyn is pretty much synonymous with "gentrification," and these U.S. Census maps showing median household income from the past two decades show you why. Median household income in the Williamsburg Census tracts has shifted drastically over the past two decades, with much of the change happening between 2000 and 2012.