Flushing development update: lack of space, increasing demand


| stephen.preuss@cushwake.com

Rendering courtesy of TDC Development International

Over the past couple of years Flushing has been experiencing a rapidly increasing development market. But although we have been seeing record pricing in 2015 as previously discussed, recently we have seen a lag in available land for development while demand is still rising.

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Corona, Flushing schools win DOT street safety video contest


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Videos via YouTube/NYC DOT

Students at the participating schools were tasked with developing PSA videos that promote walking and active lifestyles while also urging drivers and pedestrians alike to stay safe.

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Flushing man found dead in Forest Park; cops launch homicide probe


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Twitter / @projwoodhaven

Detectives are investigating the death of a 23-year-old man whose body was found in Forest Park Wednesday afternoon as a homicide, police sources said.

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Flushing rejoices for new affordable residential tower


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre  

In a city where housing rates are astronomical, housing salvation came to 143 families in the form of a partnership between the legendary Flushing Macedonia AME Church and developer BRP Companies.

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First draft of Flushing express bus plan publicly revealed


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

The preliminary design for a proposed Select Bus Service (SBS) line from Flushing to Jamaica was publicly revealed for the first time Wednesday in an interactive open house at Flushing Town Hall.

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Flushing baby with rare disorder gets surgery for new thumb


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel/Gallery courtesy of the Cohen Children's Medical Center

One-year-old Brandon Torres of Flushing is only a month into recovery after a successful surgery to create a working digit to be used in place of his right thumb. Torres was born without a thumb due to a disorder known as Duane-radial ray syndrome, which can result in abnormalities of bones in the arms and hands.

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