Search Results for willets point

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 6/06/2014 at 12:19PM

Take a trip back in time and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair at Flushing Meadows Corona Park by riding vintage subway cars like the “Redbirds” and “Bluebirds” to popular summer destinations like Mets-Willets Point. The event, “Nostalgia Ride: Peace Through Understanding,” will begin at 11 a.m. and go until 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 8.

Weekend subway service changes
Weekend subway service changes
News Queens Courier Staff 4/04/2014 at 4:15PM

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines.

Flushing Willets Point Corona LDC
Flushing Willets Point Corona LDC
News Queens Courier Staff 4/04/2014 at 2:57PM

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. [...]

Northern Queens development update
Northern Queens development update
The Commercial Real Estate Report Stephen R. Preuss 4/02/2014 at 10:39AM

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, [...]

Corona: Location, location, location
Viewpoint: Queens Commercial/Investment Properties Swain Weiner 3/12/2014 at 1:32PM

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 [...]