Community Board 8 denied support for Sephardic Congregation’s variance application to add a third floor on its Kew Gardens Hills building, and members blasted the temple’s leadership for the 15 Department of Buildings violations it has.
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The Sephardic Congregation plans to add another floor and expand its school, but residents nearby are fighting against it.
During the White Plains federal corruption trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith, jurors on Wednesday heard a secretly-taped recording of former City Councilman Daniel Halloran telling an undercover agent that Republicans should get at least half of the city’s top appointments, according to a published report.
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church is planning a $1.5 million expansion of its elementary school in Whitestone, and recently cleared a major hurdle in the process.
Mizumi restaurant is pumping funds into a planned expansion that will clean up the eyesore next door, a defunct gas station, The Courier has learned.
It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the ongoing schoolyard boxing match – not yet a brawl because the gloves haven’t come off – pitting the mayor’s height and reach against the governor, a compact fighter with lots of power. Hizzoner traveled upstate on Tuesday, March 4, to spar another round and learned the [...]
Community Board 7 gave developer CA Plaza its advisory approval to build 12-story Hotel Indigo on Prince Street and a 14-story general office building on Main Street.
The former home to St. John’s Hospital will soon be transformed into a mixed-use building.
The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) has approved a variance that would pave the way for a new building at the former Scobee Diner site in Little Neck.
Developers of a nearly complete medical center in Astoria plan to take adjacent homeowners to court to gain key access to their backyards, residents said. Pali Realty needs permission to enter the backyards of about five adjacent homes in order to wrap up an eight-story ambulatory care center project at 23-25 31st Street. But dozens [...]