Beachgoers will have an extra month to explore the food and music offered at the Riis Park Beach Bazaar, according to Director Belvy Klein, who announced on Friday that the event would be extended through Sept. 27.
Fourteen years after the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history, residents across Queens will remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, at memorial vigils scheduled to take place over the next two weeks.
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s proposed light rail line for western Queens would connect Glendale and Middle Village with Long Island City. It sounds great on paper, but there has been no planning feasibility studies, environmental documents or preliminary design and engineering efforts necessary to validate any basic estimates for construction costs.
Another round of West Nile spraying is set for parts of Queens next week in an effort to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of the virus as some local residents are noticing the presence of more mosquitoes.