This early 20th century storybook cottage in Bayside comes with fireplace, four bedrooms and an office, two bathrooms, and a garage. The kitchen could use some updating, though, and it might need some other work. Is that a popcorn ceiling we see in the dining room? It’s also walking distance to the LIRR (the closest subway is the 7 in Flushing). Do you think it’s well priced at $865,000?
38-02 212th Street [Mattone Real Estate] GMAP P*Shark
Yesterday, the MTA Bus Time feature officially launched in Queens and Brooklyn. Bus riders can now receive real-time bus tracking for every route in both boroughs by smartphone, text or the web. (Here’s an app designed to compliment bus time tracking.) As NY1 says, “The expansion adds more than 9,000 bus stops to the MTA […]
Over the weekend, a number of LIC residents posted photos of continued protest at 5Pointz, the graffiti mecca which is not long for this world. The artists gilf! and BAMN worked together to hang the yellow banner, which reads “Gentrification in Progress,” around the building on Saturday night. The building owners whitewashed the warehouse in […]
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Is it summer yet? This news makes us pine for warmer months: DNAinfo reports that 16 months after Hurricane Sandy, Fort Tilden Beach will finally open this summer. The Parks Department just started work on Thursday to clean up storm damage; the goal is to open in time for the 2014 beach season. Parks will […]
That was fast! Icon 52, the “affordable luxury” rental development located at Queens Boulevard and 52nd Street, surpassed the 50 percent mark. The building started leasing in late January with a total of 66 studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Prices start at $1,500 a month. The Real Deal broke the news with this sound bite […]