Who's buying in NYC, the astonishing diversity of Queens, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | July 10, 2020 - 10:00AM 

Nearly 700 buyers from around the globe have signed contracts for properties in Manhattan since April. What’s bringing them here? (The New York Times)

Wells Fargo says new clients need at least $1 million in balances to refinance a jumbo mortgage, up from a previous level of $250,000 (CNBC)

What the borough of Queens—where white people make up just 44 percent of the population and 800 languages are spoken—can teach the rest of the U.S. about diverse cultures living together (Daily News)

Prospect Park Zoo and the New York Aquarium will reopen July 24th (Brooklyn Paper)

All large events that require a city permit will be canceled through September 30th, Mayor Bill de Blasio says (amNewYork)

A brand-new restaurant, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, will update the popular automat concept from 1940s for socially distanced dining (Architectural Digest)




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