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!
This Saturday, November 29th, Sunnyside Shines is hosting a “Small Business Saturday” in the neighborhood. From 12 pm to 1 pm, you can pick up a copy of Sunnyside’s Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide and a “Shop Small” bag at Bliss Plaza, Queens Boulevard and 46th Street. The guide offers gift ideas at 22 local […]
The Queens Courier reports good news that construction is moving on 78-19 Jamaica Avenue, the Woodhaven building that partially collapsed last year. After the collapse, and after much community concern, the Department of Buildings declared the structure hazardous and prepared to demo it after the owners failed to show up in court several times. This […]
The Long Island City Partnership, which runs the current LIC Business Improvement District, is looking to expand the boundaries of the neighborhood BID. Right now, the BID covers Queens Plaza North and South from 21st Street to Jackson Avenue as well as Jackson Avenue to 45th Avenue/Thompson Avenue. The expansion proposal, first published in the […]
In 1831, the United States government forcibly relocated the Choctaw tribe from Mississippi to the Oklahoma territories. Many Choctaws died during the trip, known as “The Trail of Tears,” while many survivors faced tremendous hardships adapting to the cold weather. However, the Choctaw had a tradition of helping others and a mere 16 years later — during […]
We do love this Sunnyside co-op complex, at 45-08 40th Street. It’s got a beautiful interior courtyard and is located right outside the 40th Street 7 stop. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is asking $389,000. It’s obvious someone has put a lot of work into the space, with the exposed brick and modernized kitchen and bathroom. […]