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This three-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op just hit the market in Jackson Heights, at the Greystone Building. It’s asking $549,000 for a grand total of 1,200 square feet. We like the combination of high ceilings, moldings, parquet floors and exposed brick. There are also three exposures facing east, west and south. We’ve been talking a lot over […]
We all have certain expectations as to what our civic and business institutions to look like. These expectations are more psychological than physical. We want our banks to be sturdy and look like they could withstand a bomb, and still protect our money. We like our hospitals to look modern and cutting edge, like the […]
Over the past weekend, the MTA suspended the 7 train for the first of 12 weekends through July 21st. Queens Courier spoke to members of the LIC community on how the shutdown affects them. Residents had a hard time traveling to and from Manhattan during the weekend, with a 10 to 15 minute trip taking […]
An Astoria resident has proposed a park for the overgrown, vacant “mountain” on the northeast border of Astoria — referred to as Ingraham’s Mountain. According to this Untapped Cities article, “The mountain was created from excavated material from construction of the third tube of the Lincoln Tunnel in 1936 and is 86 feet high. It’s […]
Queens Girl Scout Sells 2,833 Boxes of Cookies [NY Daily News] Flushing Businesses Need Local Small Business Development Center [NY Daily News] Victims Wonder Why Only Small Amount of Build It Back Funds Have Been Spent [NY1] LIC Community Struggles with First Weekend of No. 7 Train Suspensions [Queens Courier] At M. Wells Steakhouse in […]