There’s been quite a vocal debate as to whether or not the NYC marathon should still go on this Sunday, so close to the timing of Hurricane Sandy. What do you think – should they still hold it? And if so, will you watch it (LIC is a sweet spot – half way through) or boycott it? Leave us a comment here or on twitter at @queensnycity.
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Man, the Parks Department is really on a role with parks in Queens. They kicked off the community process for improving both Captain Tilly Park in Jamaica and Conch Playground in the Rockaways. Now they are holding a meeting regarding improvements for Louis Simeone Park in Corona. Tonight, the Parks Department is inviting the community […]
An Astoria development site, at 30-11 12th Street off of 30th Avenue, is on the market for $8,000,000. Epic Commercial Realty has the listing, which is a 17,350-square-foot lot with a three-story vacant brick warehouse. There’s the possibility to build up to 34,700 square feet here, and the area is already zoned for residential use. […]
The Spanish word “posada” can be translated as “inn” or “lodging” in English. The Spanish-born tradition “Las Posadas“ is a Christian celebration of the Virgin Mary’s pregnancy that has become very popular in the United States recently. Basically a simulation of the story of Jesus Christ’s nativity, participants parade through public streets like Mary and Joseph […]
This two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo comes from a newish development in Jamaica Estates at 178-36 Wexford Terrace. The listing photos are pretty blurry but it looks like a typical new construction build with a nice amount of space (although no square footage is listed). There’s also a private terrace and garage parking. The asking price for […]