This new, independently owned coffee shop just opened at 37-14 34th Avenue in Astoria. Serving all-fair trade coffee and all-organic milk, Salon de Coffee offers a nice little space to meet up with friends. They also serve fresh-baked pastries (typically whole wheat), and plan to add a selection of teas in the near future. Other perks: they are open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and offer free Wi-Fi, making it a good place to study or work. GMAP
The Addabbo Family Health Center, located along Central Avenue in the Far Rockaways, is getting a major addition. The Daily News reports that the health center, serving one of the most medically underserved parts of Queens, is taking over vacant, city-owned land to expand 18,000 square feet. The $16,000,000 expansion will increase Addabbo’s capacity by […]
Flushing’s RKO Keith’s Theater, a movie palace that opened in 1928, is now known for its long and troubled history. Notably, the Flushing developer Thomas Huang was found guilty of partially gutting the landmarked interior and dumping 10,000 gallons of oil in the basement during redevelopment. The building then moved on to a few different […]
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In anticipation of the holiday week coming up, enjoy this video by Sunnyside resident George Burles entitiled “Christmas in Sunnyside.” As you can imagine, there’s plenty of neighborhood Christmas cheer to go around. Thanks to Sunnyside Post for bringing it to our attention.
An Astoria parcel with the potential for big development at 30-55 Vernon Boulevard is now on the market, reports Queens Courier. This follows recent news of another Astoria site near the waterfront — albeit much smaller — hitting the market for $8,000,000. This Vernon Boulevard land is going to get much more money than that. […]