The MTA announced on Friday that weekend and increased weeknight service on the Q103 route, which runs down Vernon Boulevard between Astoria and Long Island City, will be permanently added after a successful pilot program started last June.
Construction work has already begun for a new mixed-use building at the corner of 50th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City, but now there’s a slightly clearer picture of what the structure will look like.
About a thousand people flocked to the Long Island City waterfront park, located along Vernon Boulevard, to catch George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic during a free performance as part of SummerStage’s 30th anniversary summer festival.
The nearly 8,000-square-foot commercial building at 10-09 49th Ave. was listed for sale with Ariel Property Advisors for $4.4 million. The first floor has a garage that can fit about eight cars and the upper levels have 5,700 square feet of office space.
The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and DOG LIC, made up of local dog owners, have started to hand out postcards in the western Queens neighborhood informing people of “The Rules of the Road for Dog Owners.”