When a small group of local organizers first saw a dormant stretch of land beneath the M train line between Woodbine Street and Woodward Avenue, they envisioned a community space brimming with agriculture, urban farming and educational programs.
Before a 4,500-square foot building in Ridgewood, currently used for the storage of wood pallets and shipping containers, can be refitted to become two multi-story buildings, the site needs a serious cleanup.
The Ridgewood library attracted over 5,400 visitors with its regular and special programs last month. In addition, the Ridgewood branch is fourth in the library system in the number of programs offered and the number of people who visit the library, according to Joanne King, the director of communications for the Queens Library.
Two mixed-use properties, situated one block from each other, were held in an estate. Despite their ideal location in the rapidly developing neighborhood of Ridgewood, their sale faced a particular challenge.
Two Middle Village residents and a Ridgewood man were arrested Thursday for illegally possessing fireworks as part of the NYPD’s ongoing crackdown on unlawful pyrotechnics leading up to Independence Day.
With the school year coming to an end, many teenagers may find it difficult to find any type of summertime employment, but one youth workforce development provider is looking to help teens enroll in internship programs.
In the face of a proposed bus route change by the MTA, members of the United We Stand Neighborhood Association and residents of Bushwick and Ridgewood rallied and marched to oppose the new B26 and Q58 bus routes, which on Sunday started traveling down their blocks on the Ridgewood/Bushwick border.
After parkgoers raised issues with the conditions at Rosemary’s Playground in Ridgewood, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley met with concerned parents at the playground Friday to hear their plea and see what improvements could be made.