It started out as a beautification and community development project, but a pedestrian plaza on the Brooklyn-Queens border is an eyesore that is detrimental to business, locals say.
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As a small business owner on Roosevelt Avenue, I understand what it is to a run mom-and-pop shop in this neighborhood. My parents immigrated to Queens and set up the business I currently run. For over a decade, our business has served as our family pride and our lifeline, and we have called Roosevelt Avenue our home.
Some residents and business owners are asking the community to vote no to the expansion that would bring a business improvement district (BID) to the communities of Jackson Heights and Corona.
The potential LIRR work stoppage, which could start on July 20, would not only strand thousands of commuters, but also hurt small businesses in Queens like Ahmed Iftikhar’s newsstand, which depends on LIRR service for customers.
All signs are pointing to a rent freeze when the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) convenes this Monday (June 23) to vote on the percentage increase that building owners of 1 million rent-stabilized apartments in the five boroughs can charge their tenants on one- and two-year leases.
For years Flushing has been a real estate mecca but recently it has become a main target for foreign investors outside of Manhattan. Flushing offers lower prices than Manhattan, with high density and great small business national credit potential. Retail in Flushing has become not only competitive but has served as the basis for expansion [...]
Soccer, or football as it’s known everywhere but in the U.S., is the world’s favorite sport — and every four years the planet is transfixed as the top national teams from around the world gather to crown a champion at soccer’s World Cup. 2014 is a World Cup year, and this year the month-long, 32-team competition will take place in Brazil starting Thursday.
This year The Queens Courier’s 12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards & Networking event at Terrace on the Park broke records as close to 1,000 people came out to celebrate the accomplishments of the leading women of the Queens business world.
While acknowledging the need to pay for our City’s water infrastructure, it is totally unfair that the water fee paid has become greater than the amount needed to maintain the former system. The water rate increases, amounting to a hidden tax, have placed an unfair burden on middle class New Yorkers, homeowners and small businesses. These costs have a [...]
A “neighborhood tech” business is fixing its sights on Queens as it continues to expand.