Queens

Late Capitalism

Amazon Is Bringing in Elite Lobbyists Amid Seething Rage Over HQ2

One of the most powerful corporations ever is acting like it has a lot to lose. Maybe because it does.
Ankita Rao
12.6.18
Views My Own

Despite Everything, I Still Love New York

The city isn't the same. That doesn't mean we should give up on it.
Allison Hope
12.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Amazon Is Creating Cities for the Rich

When the megacorporation announced its new headquarters, many locals in New York and DC weren't happy.
VICE Staff
11.16.18
Tunnel Vision

What Will Amazon's HQ2 Mean for Transit in Queens?

When the L Train goes offline, Long Island City will have to make room for hordes of rerouted passengers. Can the city handle a corporate giant too?
John Surico
11.15.18
Views My Own

Amazon Is Creating Cities for the Rich and Democrats Are Bending the Knee

Meanwhile, debt is exploding, Americans are very angry, and Donald Trump is honing in on a second term.
Matt Taylor
11.13.18
vice shorties

The Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Talk About Identity and Sexuality

The queens from season ten open up about how the perception of drag in gay culture has changed over time.
VICE Staff
6.20.18
Tunnel Vision

How One Subway Closure in Queens Wrecked a Community

And what it could mean for the upcoming L train shutdown.
John Surico
2.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'New York Times' Sues Scammer Who Pretended to Be a Reporter

Contessa Bourbon met with major politicians and even printed her own bogus business cards, according to the suit.
Louise Matsakis
11.10.17
immigration

Refugees Took Over Trump's Childhood Home

As the president contemplates slashing refugee admission rates, we heard refugees tell their stories at his boyhood Queens residence.
John Surico
9.18.17
Tunnel Vision

The L Train Shutdown May Spawn a New Generation of Bike People

Will subway-addicted New Yorkers really go in on bikes when America's largest subway shuts down one of its major lines? Experts and advocates sure hope so.
John Surico
9.6.17
New York

The Mystery of the Insane, Racist Decor in an NYC Condo Building

Locals told us that after a condo boss's Halloween decorations were vandalized, he went full super-villain on tenants.
Allie Conti
8.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump's Childhood Home Is Great, Tremendous, Available for Rent on Airbnb

The rental comes with a cardboard cutout of the president and a creepy placard outside the bedroom where he "was likely conceived."
Drew Schwartz
8.9.17
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