Here’s a surprise: retailers are ordering fewer toys this year.
This Cyber Monday, people are expected to spend $2.27 billion, the highest single online shopping day ever. Here is a look at last year’s numbers to shed light on what to expect this year.
Sunnyside and Forest Hills are both having a restaurant week for the first time.
In recent years, new reading series and book stores have emerged in Queens.
With already existing artistic institutions and writers living or working in the borough these new additions are helping to make literature in Queens more visible.
Here is a map of the events this month.
This Sunday will be the last day of 30th Avenue’s Restaurant Week and I’ve created a nifty interactive map help you find your way around.
Click on a spot or toggle the box on the upper left side to find out the deals for each location.
Queens is legendary for having an array of cuisines representing food from across the world. And from now to Thursday you can enjoy three-course dinners at $28 or get lunch for $14 from dozens of restaurants in the borough.
Want to know the candidates vying to represent your council district?
Go to Gotham Votes 2013 and use the scroll down on the right hand side to find your district.
For the page I create 51 maps representing each council district to let you know what areas they each cover.
With the NYC’s elections right around the corner, I was asked to map out the poll sites throughout the five boroughs for the 2013 elections.
Go to Gotham Votes 2013 Tumblr to see how the poll sites are spread out in your area.
There are five maps dedicated to each one of New York’s five boroughs.
The citywide diabetes-related deaths reached an all time high in 2011 and made up 10.8 percent of all city’s mortalities, according to a report by the city published this month.
That’s close to double what it was in 1990 when it was only 6 percent. This was happening at a time when the overall number of deaths in the city was decreasing.
Community District 12 (CD12), which encompasses Jamaica and St. Albans, had the highest number of diabetes-related deaths (182) in Queens in 2011, according to a report by the city. It also had the highest diabetes-related death rate (82.2) in the borough.