Outside of NYC, Queens has become the top borough in hotel expansion with a total 10,489 hotel rooms as opposed to just 3,986 hotel rooms in Brooklyn. Particularly Long Island City has seen the most action but development has “dominoed” into northern Queens and the surrounding areas of the NYC airports. Long Island City is [...]
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Check out these MTA service changes for the Fourth of July holiday.
This Fourth of July, The POP BAR, located at 12-21 Astoria Blvd., is making its debut in the western Queens neighborhood during a grand opening “Backyard Bash,” including live music, cold drinks and a hot dog eating contest.
The number of Queens residents working office jobs in Manhattan dropped in just over two decades, according to a new report by the City Comptroller’s office.
A Fresh Meadows tennis player is closing in on a spot in the US Open later this year, but she’ll have to fight her way in.
A face-to-face confrontation erupted between homeless families and protestors Monday night over a controversial shelter at an Elmhurst hotel.
Officials broke ground Monday on Flushing Commons, a massive nearly $1 billion mixed-use residential and commercial development that will transform more than five acres of land in downtown Flushing.
Salman Hamdani lost his life trying to help people on 9/11 and for his sacrifice, Community Board 11 and Councilman Paul Vallone honored him by co-naming 204th Street in Bayside, where he grew up, as “Salman Hamdani Way.” But his mother, Talat, believes it’s just the first step toward getting the recognition he deserves after the injustice he received.
As 2014 gets into full swing the development frenzy in northern Queens continues to thrive. Last year we saw announcements throughout Flushing of mega-mixed use project developments and hotel properties. Major developments included the Willets Point Urban Renewal project, the Flushing Commons development, and multiple hotels along the major roadways in Flushing. As a recap, [...]
As expected, 2013 turned out to be another positive year for the commercial sales marketplace. We saw activity, pricing, sales volume, lending and just about any other relevant metric either reflecting 2012 numbers or exceeding them. The driving forces of the overall demand has preceded to be the steady lack of available product throughout the [...]