Queens

Reader Emails About The Little Abandoned Terra-Cotta Building!

I was thrilled that so many of you love the little building under the 59th Street bridge as much as I do. I received a bunch of emails about the old Terra-Cotta Works, including one from someone whose great great grandfather worked there from around 1910 to 1920 and took of the building when it was in operation – perhaps ... Read More »

The Best Fast Food Burger In NYC – Petey’s Burger!

One of the few job perks of being a location scout: the studio gives us $10 for lunch. Woo! The Scout Lunch is a look at some of my favorite restaurants in New York to spend that $10 at. Those in the know call it the In’N’Out of Queens. That alone should merit a trip to Astoria to what I ... Read More »

The Most Amazing Room In Queens

Last week, I went the New York Hall of Science in Queens to take some scout pictures, my first time visiting. The Hall of Science was originally built for the 1964 World’s Fair, and while it’s gone through many renovations over the years, this oddly-shaped cement portion speckled with black dots clearly dates back to its heyday. Honestly, it’s not ... Read More »

The Spaceship Church In Queens

Seeing the blue onion dome from a distance, you’d probably assume St. Nicholas to be your typical Russian church. But take a drive down Clintoneville Ave, and you’ll realize the truth… Someone has landed a spaceship in Queens and disguised it as a Russian Orthodox church. Read More »