Happy 4th of July to everyone! Enjoy the long weekend, and we’ll see you back here Monday, July 8.
The Pirogue is a colorful and compelling drama about 30 Senegalese economic migrants who sail to Spain in small boat, facing a treacherous Atlantic Ocean and the possibility of never reaching their destination. Return to Gorée follows Youssou N’Dour as the Senegalese singer traces jazz’s trail from Africa to the U.S. His goal is to […]
Forest Hills 72-14 Loubet Street Broker: Better Homes and Gardens Price: $969,000 Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 GMAP Long Island City 44-27 Purves Street, #12B Broker: Douglas Elliman Price: $885,000 Sunday 1:00 – 2:30 GMAP Jamaica 88-30 172nd Street Broker: Century 21 Price: $859,000 Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 GMAP St. Albans 104-23 192nd Street Broker: Douglas […]
William Steinway, the scion of the piano manufacturing family, electrified his Long Island City streetcar line, the Steinway Railway Company, and joined up with developer Cord Meyer’s Newtown Railway Company, which extended to Corona, in 1894. Two years later, the lines reorganized as The New York and Queens County Railway Company and built a handsome, […]
The commercial property at 37-19 College Point Boulevard just hit public records for a hefty $10,850,000. According to an old listing, it is a 125 by 140 foot lot with existing property on site. A few years ago, a nearby resident wrote into Queens Crap to complain about the rundown site. The buyer is “Two […]
Yesterday, Council Member Peter F. Vallone Jr. announced coming improvements to the Triborough Bridge Playground-A, on 21st Street and Hoyt Avenue North, in Astoria. Improvments will include two all-weather permanent ping pong tables, the reconstruction of the handball wall, two new volleyball courts, exercise equipment, and new drains and fences. Council Member Vallone allocated $275,000 […]