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How the US got its first big break against Colombia’s Cali cartel in a Queens, New York, bathtub

Cocaine was not a huge focus for US authorities in the early 1970s, but a cocaine bust in a Queens apartment in 1979 underscored how the drug was becoming a big business in the US.
A rendering of the proposed Rockaway Community Park in Rockaway, Queens, New York.

New York City is spending $145 million to battle storms on the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

New York City will use $120 million in FEMA funds, and an additional $25 million from the city for seven flood resilience projects in Rockaway, Queens.

31 photos that show the destruction of Hurricane Sandy 5 years ago

On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we look back at the destruction it wrought.

We tried famous pizza from all 5 New York City boroughs — and the winner is clear

New York City is known for its pizza but each borough is unique. Between Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island, only one stands out the most.

Trump’s childhood home is now listed on Airbnb — and up to 20 people can stay in it for $816 a night

The home where President Donald Trump spent his formative years is still standing in Queens, New York, and now, anyone can book it on Airbnb.

Trump’s childhood home is going up for rent in New York City – take a look inside

A two-story, Tudor-style house that Trump lived in until he was four years old is going to be rented.

Trump’s childhood home in New York City just sold for $2.1 million — take a look inside

A two-story, Tudor-style house that Trump lived in until he was four years old fetched $2 million at auction.

Queens has more languages than anywhere in the world — here’s where they’re found

As many as 800 languages are spoken in New York City, and the borough of Queens has more than anywhere else, according to the Endangered Language Alliance.

Trump’s childhood home in New York City is going up for auction — take a look inside

A two-story, Tudor-style house that Trump lived in until he was four years old will be sold at auction on January 17.

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here’s what it’s like to ride it

During a few weeks at the end of the year, the New York City subway system runs an antique subway line that you can ride. So we did!