Year in Review: Queens’ top 10 web stories of 2021 – – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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In 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic was still at the forefront of everyone’s lives.

Adjusting and re-adjusting as well as moving toward a recovery were the main focus throughout different aspects of life in Queens. Sprinkled along some of the most viewed stories involved the housing market and, of course, food.

More than 5 million people visited in 2021. Thank you for returning or becoming a new reader this year!

Here are the top 10 most read stories of in 2021.

Five Queens neighborhoods among top 50 most expensive in NYC

By Jacob Kaye, Jan. 8, 2021

Five Queens neighborhoods landed on a list of the 50 most expensive New York City neighborhoods in 2020, according to PropertyClub’s report.

Ditmars Steinway (36th), Malba (42nd), Hunters Point (43rd), Ridgewood (44th) and Neponsit (50th) all made PropertyClub’s 50 most expensive neighborhoods in New York City list, with three ending the year with a median sales price over $1 million.

Ditmars Steinway, the northernmost section of Astoria, had a median sales price of $1,150,000, according to the report. Both Malba and Hunters Point had a median sales price of just over $1 million and Ridgewood and Neponsit had a median sales price just under $1 million.

Fifteen Queens neighborhoods land on list of 50 most affordable in New York City

By Jacob Kaye, Jan. 18, 2021

Fifteen neighborhoods in Queens landed on the list of the 50 most affordable neighborhoods in New York City, according to a report by PropertyClub.

Three neighborhoods, including Lindenwood, Briarwood and Glen Oaks, were among the 10 most affordable neighborhoods in the city in 2020, according to PropertyClub’s report.

As a borough, Queens boasted the third most affordable neighborhoods in one of the most expensive cities in the U.S., falling only behind the Bronx and Staten Island.

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