Here’s an affordable two-bedroom apartment in a very cool early 20th century Tudor-style building in Kew Gardens. Check out the driveway into the shared courtyard and garden. We’d prefer a unit with the original kitchen and bath, but this co-op apartment is in move-in condition and otherwise doesn’t seem to have fared too badly. Based on the unit number, we’re guessing it’s on the first floor. The ask is $279,000.
Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas is putting the pressure on the Department of Transportation to fix the Astoria intersection of 32nd Street and Astoria Boulevard North, adjacent to the exit ramp of the Grand Central Parkway, according to Astoria Post. The DOT released a safety proposal here last summer, after the 114th Precinct identified this intersection as […]
Storm Causes Mess in Sales for Queens Merchants [NY1] Forest Hills Locals Create New Group After Being Barred From Facebook Page [DNAinfo] At Astoria’s El Rey, There’s Mexican Food for Everyone [Village Voice] Photos: Surfing In Rockaway During The Storm Was Cold But Beautiful [Gothamist] Behold The Spaghetti Sandwich, Back On The Menu At M. […]
Tonight, the ‘Roosevelt Avenue Urbanites’ exhibit will be on display at the Falchi Building in Long Island City. The event takes on the controversial Roosevelt Avenue BID, proposed by the 82nd Street Partnership for a stretch of Jackson Heights and Corona. The Daily News writes that the exhibit includes eight projects envisioning the future of […]
Today the paper of record profiled Corona, one of the largest Latin American immigrant communities in the borough, for its “Living In” column. City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras tell the Times that over-development is a challenge in this area, with two-family homes replaced with multifamily developments. Her concern is of less parking, more traffic, and strained […]
The upscale French-Canadian restaurant inside of MoMA PS1, M. Wells Dinette, may be going casual. The food blog Eater heard a rumor that the menu, which now includes items like tartare, bone marrow, escargot and foie gras, will be redesigned to focus on sandwiches and other affordable bites. Eater thinks this makes a lot of […]