Fashion icon Iris Apfel is going strong at 98 years old. Not one to slow down, she recently teamed up with French porcelain house Bernardaud to create statement jewelry.
Eduardo Madiedo accepted a ride Thursday night, thinking nothing was out of the ordinary. His passengers, a woman and a man, were heading to Mount Sinai Queens in Astoria. Then chaos erupted.
A bus stop in Astoria, Queens, was so packed with people Tuesday morning that a line of commuters wound around 31st Street. Out of nowhere, Astoria commuters were told the trains were canceled and they'd have to find another way to get to work. Frustrated commuters told Fox 5 that these service delays and suspensions seem to happen all too often. And they said that consider yourself lucky if just one line has a problem. Tuesday morning, the F, N, M, Q, R, and W lines suffered massive delays due to signals problems, leaving hundreds late and stranded. The delays in Astoria made for a particularly chaotic scene.
This past summer, New York City expanded ferry service along the East River and it is having a noticeable impact on certain rents. Some neighborhoods like DUMBO in Brooklyn and Long Island City in Queens haven't seen rents increase much at all. But in Greenpoint and Astoria, access to Manhattan by boat is both drawing renters and driving up prices.
The firefighters and EMTs who responded to a massive construction site collapse in Astoria, Queens describe what they did and how they saved lives.
Cops and firefighters pulled a worker out from beneath debris at a construction site in Queens. SkyFoxHD was over the scene as the first responders worked to save the man. They brought him out at about 5:35 p.m. He appeared conscious as responders carried him on a stretcher to an ambulance.
A construction crane lifting materials accidentally dropped its load, which then crashed into a building in Queens Tuesday afternoon. SkyFoxHD was over the scene when dozens of first responders worked to free a trapped person.
This is the time of year new college graduates find places to live on entry-level salaries. So what are the best options for new renters in the high-priced New York market? StreetEasy crunched the numbers to find the best options while also offering new graduates some advice.