Developers pushing LIRR to fix up Main Street station


|

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) station on Main Street in Flushing might be getting a makeover that will make it more attractive and accessible for handicapped riders. Members of the Metropolitan Transit Authority and the LIRR met with representatives of the borough president’s office, local developers and the Flushing/Willets Point/Corona Local Development Corporation to […]

Read More ...

Downtown Flushing Shopping Center: Main Street Business Boom Starts Huge Westward Expansion


|

Downtown Flushing’s frenzied commercial growth during the past two decades is getting another shot in the arm with a scheduled westward expansion to the Flushing River. This one-square-mile commercial enlargement generated by dramatic population and customer growths will open 107 choice acres for business development between the Flushing River and College Point Blvd., just south […]

Read More ...

Terror Strikes Main Street Merchants Again


|

In what appears to be a copycat crime of last weeks Wendys massacre, two armed men held up The Wiz electronic store across the street from the now infamous eatery Sunday, making off with thousands in cash. However, in a stark divergence from the Wednesdays bloodbath that left five dead, and one in guarded condition, […]

Read More ...

Main Street Station Reconstruction Project Blasted Federal And State Investigations May Be Launched


|

The cavalcade of complaints at a task force meeting last week also triggered a series of questions that remained unanswered: • No estimates of potential penalties to be levied against the TA’s contractor were available. • Congressman Joseph Crowley questioned whether the project violated the rights of the physically handicapped, under the federal Americans with Disabilities […]

Read More ...

Main Street Station Nears Completion


|

There is light at the end of the tunnel . . . the Main St. subway station tunnel, that is. The Queens Courier has learned that the last phase of the $33 million station and street project will be completed late in August, following the repaving of Roosevelt Ave., between Main and Union Sts. Slated […]

Read More ...

Alternate side parking suspended for one week near Borough Hall


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Department of Transportation

Alternate side parking will be suspended from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 near Borough Hall in an effort to counter the increase in demand for parking after the municipal garage closed on Wednesday, according to a Department of Transportation spokeswoman.

Read More ...

Health Department to treat parts of Queens against West Nile


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of NYC Department of Health

On Monday, Sept. 8, there will be West Nile spraying in parts of Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease.

Read More ...

Health & Beauty 2014 winners


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

You voted, they won.   BEST ALLERGIST Winner BETTER MEDICAL CARE Runner up DR.DAVID MENCHELL BEST ASSISTED LIVING Winner LITTLE NECK CARE CENTER Runner up HOMEWATCH CAREGIVERS BEST AUDIOLOGIST Winner GB AUDIOLOGY, PLLC Runner up MIRACLE EAR CENTER ATLAS PARK BEST BARBERSHOP Winner UTOPIA BARBER SHOP Runner up MICHAEL’S PLACE BELL BLVD BEST BEAUTY SUPPLY Winner NATURAL […]

Read More ...