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This has been a miserable winter for all of New York, but 7 train riders really can’t catch a break. DNAinfo reports that 7 trains were suspended between Queens and Manhattan this morning due to smoke at the station near Bryant Park. The MTA is advising commuters to take the E, F, N, Q or […]
Almost two years after Uncle George’s Greek Tavern closed in Astoria after it was unable to pay its back rent, a new building is rising in its place. Queens Gazette published the above rendering of a mixed-use building with 1,910 square feet of commercial space and five apartments above. (There will be a penthouse unit […]
Queens Residents Fuming Over Loss of Parking Near Borough Hall [NY1] Former Bayside City Councilman Halloran Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison [Times Ledger] New Developer Buys Former Joe Abbracciamento Site for Nearly $11 Million [DNAinfo] Is New York City’s Hotel Boom Ruining Everything? [Curbed] Sunnyside Shines Reviews 2014, Looks Ahead at Annual Meeting [Sunnyside […]
This Friday, Michael H. Perlman is holding a book signing, presentation, and Q&A session regarding his newly-published book, “Legendary Locals of Forest Hills and Rego Park.” The book chronicles the unique and notable residents of Forest Hills and Rego Park who have shaped the neighborhood’s culture and history. The event will be held from 7 […]
The large parcel at 8-25 Astoria Boulevard has sold, according to Queens Courier. The site isn’t in prime Astoria — actually, it’s not far from the Astoria Houses and the Astoria Cove and Hallets Point mega developments. The buyers, who paid $4.8 million, are likely looking at the sale as a very nice investment. Modern […]