Officials broke ground Monday on Flushing Commons, a massive nearly $1 billion mixed-use residential and commercial development that will transform more than five acres of land in downtown Flushing.
Building up may be the best way to build up Bayside businesses, and Councilman Paul Vallone allocated $20,000 for a study to solve the parking problem near Bell Boulevard, which many residents and business owners say is the No. 1 issue in the community.
Leasing for the retail spaces in real estate company TF Cornerstone’s East Coast Development, a mixed-use project of six buildings located on the Long Island City waterfront, has been completed by Winick Realty Group.
A new five-story hotel with nearly 40 units is moving into the north Flushing area with plans to be completed next year.
For almost three years, the Howard Beach retail spaces that were once home to Blockbuster and Medysis have sat empty but this is set to change.
Two hookah lounges open on Bell Boulevard in Bayside, hoping to spread the smoking sensation outside of already popular areas.
The various traits that contribute to the boom of Long Island City will be the talk of a day-long conference dedicated to the western Queens neighborhood.
The only Staples in Howard Beach is closing at the end of this month. The store put signs up announcing the closure last week but there will be none of the usual sales fanfare, according to the workers at the Cross Bay Boulevard location.
For over three years, Alberto and Nanci Caceda squeezed antiques and clothes into their thrift shop on Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood until they could squeeze no more.
Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of social networking and news site Reddit, may get tons of karma points for his dedication to the Queens tech community.