Since its inception in 2007, the Flushing Willets Point Corona LDC has committed itself to addressing two of Flushing’s most vexing issues: surging levels of congestion that apply equally to mass transit, the sidewalks, and the roadways, and an acute shortage of affordable housing, particularly as it concerns Flushing’s large and increasingly vulnerable senior population. [...]
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Of all the irreverent entertainers who have shaped the American psyche, few are equal to legendary comedian Groucho Marx. An ongoing tribute to his genius made its way to Queens Theatre, where actor Frank Ferrante offered his zany one-man show March 28-30. The production was directed by Dreya Weber, and performances included live music by [...]
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, [...]
The “world’s borough” is ready for its six-month-long anniversary party. Officials unveiled a long lineup of Queens events Friday to celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1964 and 1939 World’s Fairs held in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
The public will be able to get an up-close look at the New York State Pavilion next month on the 50th anniversary of the structure’s opening.
Saturday, March 15 King Manor Museum partners with Five Boroughs Music Festival to present “Les Delices,” a Cleveland-based, critically-acclaimed ensemble performing French Baroque music on period instruments. The program will feature works by Philidor, Guillemain, Leclair and Rameau. There will be wine and light refreshments at 6 p.m. and the concert will start at 6:30 [...]
Located between Jackson Heights and Flushing, Corona is a Queens neighborhood that is enjoying a renaissance. Nestled north of the Long Island Expressway and directly west of amenity-laden Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, it combines excellent access with a great quality of life. Corona is also changing. Developers have already announced a major three part project. Starting [...]
The Bay Terrace Jewish Center will be hosting “Anything Goes” at Theatre by the Bay. The show starts at 8 p.m. on March 8 and 16. “Anything Goes” is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter that won a 1988 Tony award.
Kim Cody is the president of the Greater Whitestone Taxpayers Civic Association, a group that is made up of volunteers devoted to the betterment of the community.