Rush hour traffic in Long Island City.
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Rush hour traffic in Long Island City.
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Amazon's HQ2s: On the corner of optimism and concern

As soon as we heard about Amazon’s choice for its two new headquarters, we knew we wanted to go see them for ourselves.

Prime(d) co-hosts Joshua McNichols and Carolyn Adolph just returned from reporting trips to Queens, New York and Crystal City, Virginia.

They wanted to find out exactly what kind of neighborhoods Amazon is moving into and what the residents there are thinking as they digest the news that the place around them is going to change dramatically in coming years.

In this special mini-episode of Prime(d) we'll hear some of their first impressions.