Another Astoria waterfront industrial site recently hit the market and could be sold to an investor looking to develop the property into a residential mixed-use structure, which has become a trend in the area.
The stars were shining in at Terrace on the Park on Thursday night as more than 40 top young professionals from around the borough were celebrated at The Queens Courier’s 2015 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event.
With New Year’s Eve a distant memory, it’s time for Americans to consider their Super Bowl Sunday plans. With which best friends, in what atmosphere, and with what booze and grub specials are you planning to maximize the winner-take-all extravaganza? Feb. 1 is creeping up on us all, so here are a few locales in Queens we deem nothing short of awesomely appropriate for the game.
The number of structural fires in Queens surged last year by 7.7 percent, well above the average increase for the entire city, as firefighters responded to reports of 5,170 burning buildings in 2014, new statistics compiled by the Uniformed Firefighters Association show.
An illegal betting enterprise operating in Queens was able to rake in thousands of dollars in wagers annually on sporting events, but what its operators didn’t bet on was getting caught just days before the Super Bowl.