The Department of Buildings approved a permit to turn the Ridgewood Theater into a multi-purpose building last week, according to neighborhood news and real estate blog Curbed NY.
Gottscheer Hall was on its way to closing down two years ago. But the Ridgewood bar and grill turned a profit in 2012 because of younger, more affluent patrons who began to appear in larger and larger groups.
The last surviving original member of the punk-rock band The Ramones, Tommy Ramone, died at his Ridgewood home Friday, according to published reports. He was 65 years old.
Most bars will be broadcasting the World Cup game this weekend but to celebrate it in true Deutsch fashion, Ridgewood and Glendale maintain a healthy group of German bars that harken back to the German ancestry of the area.
Queens Library announced its plans to restore Glendale’s library to its former glory and make it more handicap accessible.
A new Ridgewood restaurant hoping to capture the influx of hipsters has alienated them with a series of photographs of nude women.
The arts are coming to Glendale. Angelica Harris runs the Excalibur Reading Program on 78th Avenue, and she hopes to transform the center into an art venue once a week.
Writing a successful book for young adults can be hard if it doesn’t have magic and vampires in it. But a pastor in a Glendale church wrote a book aimed to help troubled teenagers in 2011, and since then, the book has taken on a second life, spurring the creation of conventions and a clothing company.
Fresh Pond Crematory plans on creating an exhibit memorializing the many people, like Biggie Smalls, that have gone through its ovens.
After more than two years of a desperate fight against Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, 8-year-old Middle Village resident Colin Flood died on Sunday, according to father Kevin Flood’s Facebook page.