We are taking off early for the holiday today, and will be running on a light schedule until January 2. We’ll publish Daily Links and breaking news, and we won’t publish Christmas or New Year’s Day. We will resume our normal schedule in the new year, on Thursday, January 2. Have a wonderful holiday, Queens!
Remember when I told you about the time that I found a missing piece of the Queensboro Bridge? The post ended with a promise that the Roosevelt Island Historic Society had made to bring the item back to their location and preserve it. Last weekend, I decided to stroll over to Roosevelt Island and see […]
This week, Crain’s published an interesting article about Queens residents taking over abandoned park space, and the debate of whether or not it’s “squatting.” One example takes place in Bayside, where residents took care of an abandoned strip of land along the Clearview Expressway between 23rd and 26th avenues, transforming it into park space. But […]
This glassy, 11-story building is slated for Northern Boulevard and Leavitt Street in Flushing, and the neighbors don’t like it one bit. “This thing looks like it’s something out of Miami Vice,” a resident told Queens Courier. “You can kiss goodbye any sense of history this neighborhood still had.” The development, which will replace the […]
Western Queens Gets Greener: Park Officials [Queens Courier] The Challenge of Buying in Jackson Heights: Q&A with Michael Carfagna [Queens Courier] Former Monk and Sandwich-Maker Opens Bhutanese Restaurant in Queens [DNAinfo] Astoria Rental Prices Dip in November, Experts Not Surprised [Astoria Post] Mapping 10 Buildings That Could Totally Transform Jamaica [Curbed] Tishman Speyer Nearly Done […]
2014 brought plenty of shutdowns for the 7 train, and apparently the MTA isn’t wasting any time as we head into the new year. They released the schedule for the first five months of 2015 and, as LIC Post first reported, “The No. 7 train will be out of service between Times Square and Queensboro […]