TF Cornerstone, a real estate developer which has built several residential buildings along the Long Island City waterfront, has been selected to build Phase II of the city’s Hunter’s Point South project.
Funeral services will be held for a Kisook Ahn, a 35-year-old Woodside resident who died in Sunday’s Metro-North derailment.
The Santas are coming to town. Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 10 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, will be holding their Second Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. Whoever wants to participate must be dressed in their best Santa attire and can pick up [...]
An early morning fire in Jackson Heights Wednesday left four families displaced and injured four. The two-alarm blaze broke out around 2:30 a.m. on the second floor of a two-story building on Roosevelt Avenue near 80th Street, said the FDNY, and was under control about an hour later. Fire officials said four people received minor [...]
Cops are searching for a man who allegedly burglarized an Astoria clothing store last month. Around 4 a.m., on November 24, the suspect entered the Venzini Clothing Store at 30-64 Steinway Street through a hole in the roof and fled with approximately $5,000, said police. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at [...]
The Long Island City community came together to welcome the holidays and make the season bright. Over 100 residents young and old gathered with local elected officials and community leaders on Tuesday night to celebrate the holidays by lighting festive snowflakes along Vernon Boulevard. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer worked together with JetBlue to a secure [...]
Long Island City residents can now think “outside the box” when it comes to dining. Inside the Falchi Building is a brand new 2,000-square-foot pop-up artisanal food fair, known as The Food Box. It is located on the ground floor of the five-story, 657,660-square-foot, multi-tenant, mixed-use building, located at 31-00 47th Avenue. “The Food Box [...]
Cops are looking for a man who they say robbed three banks across Queens this fall. During each incident the suspect passes a demand note and flees with cash, said police. The first robbery took place inside of the Flushing Savings Bank at 188-08 Hollis Court Boulevard in Flushing on October 25. He then robbed [...]
Linc LIC is bringing luxury living to residents of Long Island City. Rockrose Development Corp., a family-owned and operated real estate company, gathered on November 25 with local elected officials, community leaders and residents to celebrate the official grand opening of the residential rental complex known as Linc LIC, located at 43-10 Crescent Street. “Our [...]
An NYPD officer and two people were arrested and charged with Hobbs Act extortion of $24,000, attempted Hobbs Act extortion and brandishing a firearm against a Astoria restaurant owner. US Attorney Loretta Lynch, FBI Assistant Director George Venizelos and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced the charges against Queens resident Redinel Dervishaj, Brooklyn resident Denis Nikolla, [...]