The Yankees and Manchester City, co-owners of the new New York soccer team, may already be backing away from their attempts to build a new stadium in Corona Park, according to the Times Ledger. The paper found documents that suggest that the teams are seeking to avoid turmoil and community opposition at the site, although a spokeswoman said Corona Park was still on the table. Other sites examined by Major League Soccer for a stadium include locations in the Aqueduct Racino in South Ozone Park, the Jamaica Long Island Rail Road station, Hallets Cove in Astoria, and Forest Hills, as well as three spots in Flushing Meadows.
This Saturday, October 18th the Parks Department, City Parks Foundation, Partnerships for Parks and TD Bank is hosting a fall “It’s My Park!” event. It’s an opportunity for New Yorkers to volunteer at their local parks across the five boroughs — over 5,000 volunteers are anticipated to help clean, paint, weed and plant. Residents in […]
Our friends at PropertyShark took a look at how the proximity to subway stations affects the home prices in Queens, as well as Brooklyn and the Bronx. They compiled a group of stations with the highest number of riders in 2013, using data straight from the MTA. Then they compared the average price per square […]
Last month, the Vass Stevens Group closed on the building at 62-02 Roosevelt Avenue, right off 62nd Street, and now plans to redevelop it into a commercial hotspot. There is 12,200 square feet of rentable space, with the potential to build up to 35,000 square feet. The developers dubbed the building “The Hub” — it […]
It’s always a bumper crop in these parts. This Sunday, the Queens Botanical Garden hosts its fourth annual Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch, a day-long, family-friendly bash with great food, live entertainment, craft vendors, children’s activities, a bird-and-nature walk, the famous beer tent, and gourds galore. The fun starts at 11 am, when QBG staffer and […]
Forest Hills 62 Rockrose Place Broker: Apre Inc. Price: $1,950,000 Sunday, 1:00 – 2:30 pm GMAP East Elmhurst 23-43 95th Street Broker: Exit Realty Genesis Price: $545,000 Saturday, 1:00 – 4:00 pm GMAP Woodhaven 85-18 80th Street Broker: National Homes Direct Price: $515,000 Saturday, 11:00 – 3:00 pm GMAP Astoria 2106 35th Street, #2B Broker: […]