While new apartments in Queens are getting smaller so developers can maximize profits, the borough still has a treasure trove of spacious gems in older homes that offer prospective owners the best bang for their buck.
A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.
The Commodores are 4-1 so far and have won three straight games heading into their two toughest games of the season. After visiting High School of Construction on Dec. 16, Bayside is slated to host Cardozo on Dec. 18 and Queens High School of Teaching on Dec. 22.
Margaret Finnerty has lent a helping hand to families in southern Queens for over 20 years, but her time at the Department of Education (DOE) has come to an end as she announced her retirement earlier this month.
The slimming inventory of industrial facilities and high demand has led to a 48 percent bump over the year in average prices for industrial properties in the borough, according to real estate services firm JLL’s third quarter market report.
Great Wall Supermarket, on Northern Boulevard and Leavitt Street, will be replaced next year by a glass-clad, 11-story building after the supermarket’s owners decided to not renew the lease, according to city records.
Councilman Daniel Dromm, who is one of the initial sponsors of the bill, was set to introduce legislation in the Council’s Government Operations Committee that would establish term limits for community board members.