David Blaine, one of the most famous illusionists in the world, came to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center this week to visit some of the children in the pediatric ward — and he wound up putting on a magic show for the hospital staff as well in a sign of gratitude for all they do.
Flushing is no stranger to development but local business owners and groups are skeptical about Mayor de Blasio’s recent announcement to turn an industrial and polluted section of Flushing into a residential area.
Grameen PrimaCare, a New York City-based organization looking to provide high-quality, affordable and comprehensive access to healthcare, opened its first primary care and health promotion program in Jackson Heights at 82-11 37th Ave. this past September.
Veteran broker Susanna Hof has deep roots in Forest Hills, where real estate has been part of her family for generations. Hof recently spoke to Real Estate Editor Liam La Guerre about the residential market in Forest Hills.
Imagine Jamaica with more affordable housing, better transportation and more, higher-paying localized jobs. That was the vision put forward for the neighborhood when more than 100 residents and community advocates attended the city-run Jamaica Planning Initiative meeting this past weekend.
Queens Plaza Park Development LLC bought the tower, which was the former Bank of Manhattan building, and an adjoining vacant site for a combined $77 million, according to property records filed with the city on Saturday.
Not long ago foundation work was completed for a 11-story mixed-use residential and retail building in Long Island City. Now construction work is moving on the ODA-designed project, and the lower levels of the 22-22 Jackson Ave. building are starting to take shape.
The Sunnyside Shines BID is celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29 with a kickoff event in Bliss Plaza, one of two new pedestrian plazas under the elevated No. 7 train, and with the release of Sunnyside’s first-ever Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide.