The 104th Precinct recently conducted a Truck Enforcement Operation that stalled about 80 law-breaking vehicles. The precinct directed the program within neighborhoods it oversees — Middle Village, Maspeth, Ridgewood and Glendale. Some streets in these areas are notorious for truck traffic, such as Grand Avenue in Maspeth, where local civic leaders and elected officials have […]
Cops have made several arrests in connection with a string of burglaries in Middle Village. Police arrested Brooklyn resident Michael Watts, 37, in connection with four thefts in the area. Middle Village resident John Lease, 21, and three other juvenile accomplices were arrested and charged in separate cases. In addition to the Middle Village cases, police […]
-Courtesy of MLSLI 70-19 71st Street Glendale This perfect starter home in great condition boasts three bedrooms, an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room and an oversized living room. The yard is nicely sized with an above ground pool. Total taxes for this home are $2,129 and the listed price is $449,000. The lot size […]
Dee’s 107-23 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village 718-793-7553 Whether you’re looking to grab a brick oven pizza to go or sit and enjoy a glass of wine and a pasta dish, Dee’s on Metropolitan Avenue is just the right spot. The cozy dining room has an antique fireplace, the ideal setting for a first date or […]
The school bus was stuffed and ready to go, only its passengers weren’t students — they were boxes of Cheerios and cans of Campbell’s soups. During its second annual food drive on Saturday, November 5, the Rotary Club of southwest Queens parked outside of Waldbaum’s on Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach for a full […]
While summer may be drawing to a close, there are still plenty of places to soak up the last of the summer rays here in Queens. Scores of landlocked urbanites have flocked to Riis Park and the Rockaway boardwalk in recent summers to escape the sweltering heat of the city.
Representatives from the Department of Transportation offered a plan during the Community Board 5 combined Transportation Services and Public Transportation committees meeting Tuesday night to fix problems at a dangerous Myrtle Avenue intersection.
Ridgewood is changing, but the historic stability of the neighborhood makes it different from most communities in the city that are gentrifying, said Henry Cross, a Ridgewood resident and community activist.
The expansion of Long Island City’s Silvercup Studios to include Silvercup West, a mixed-use extension of the famed production studio, hasn’t been a dormant project after all; in fact, LEESER Architecture has been busy creating a plan as an alternate to the originally-proposed Richard Rogers design. [Curbed]