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 […]
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]
Alternate side parking will be suspended from Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 near Borough Hall in an effort to counter the increase in demand for parking after the municipal garage closed on Wednesday, according to a Department of Transportation spokeswoman.
New York State Assemblyman David Weprin’s bill for reintroduction of a non-resident commuter tax is an old, recycled idea periodically proposed by many others, missing the potential economic consequences that might occur after implementing it.
An arts center in Ridgewood is applying for a liquor license. Okay, sounds like Williamsburg so far. But while it wants to serve alcohol for its weekend music shows, the owners also want to make more money so that they can continue to offer free services on weekdays to the local community — especially the intellectually disabled.
The proposed homeless shelter in Glendale is too close to chemicals, too far from public transportation and would pack an already overcrowded school district, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley said in a letter to city officials.