82nd Street Partnership

Op-ed: Why a Business Improvement District will help our business
News Op-Ed 7/29/2014 at 12:21PM

As a small business owner on Roosevelt Avenue, I understand what it is to a run mom-and-pop shop in this neighborhood. My parents immigrated to Queens and set up the business I currently run. For over a decade, our business has served as our family pride and our lifeline, and we have called Roosevelt Avenue our home.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/21/2014 at 7:50AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Monday: Sunny. High 62. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: A few passing clouds. Low 44. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.

82nd Street Partnership unveils restoration of historic Jackson Heights building
82nd Street Partnership unveils restoration of historic Jackson Heights building
West Angy Altamirano 12/18/2013 at 4:06PM

The 82nd Street Partnership gathered with representatives from the City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS), Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), community leaders, groups and merchants on Tuesday, December 17 to unveil the restoration of a historic building at 82-01 Roosevelt Avenue.

New Jackson Heights plaza to help revitalize neighborhood
New Jackson Heights plaza to help revitalize neighborhood
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/31/2013 at 11:33AM

A new Jackson Heights community plaza is bringing color and flowers to an area where two recent daytime murders left business owners and residents concerned for their safety. The 82nd Street Partnership and Councilmember Julissa Ferreras announced the formation of the temporary 90th Street plaza under the No. 7 train at the intersection of 90th [...]

Jackson Heights-Corona BID shortens boundaries
Jackson Heights-Corona BID shortens boundaries
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/08/2013 at 3:29PM

For the cost of a coffee and empanada, businesses and property owners along Roosevelt Avenue will be able to see a cleaner and safer community. In March, the 82nd Street Partnership announced it would be extending its business improvement district (BID) through 114th Street to form the Jackson Heights-Corona BID. The new BID included the [...]

Viva La Comida brings food and fun to Jackson Heights
Viva La Comida brings food and fun to Jackson Heights
West Queens Courier Staff 9/25/2013 at 10:22AM

JOHANN HAMILTON For the second year in a row, Viva La Comida lives on. Hundreds of hungry New Yorkers descended upon 82nd Street in Jackson Heights on Friday, September 20 to take part in Viva La Comida, a festival featuring some of the best food in New York City. Combined with fantastic music, party-goers ate [...]

MTA in talks to improve Jackson Heights subway station
MTA in talks to improve Jackson Heights subway station
West Angy Altamirano 9/17/2013 at 2:43PM

The future is starting to look brighter as the 82nd Street Partnership begins talks with the MTA on better conditions and lighting at a Jackson Heights subway station. The Partnership met with representatives from MTA/New York City Transit on September 12 to discuss enhancements to the 82nd Street subway station, as well as along the [...]

82nd Street Partnership unveils new look for Roosevelt Avenue
82nd Street Partnership unveils new look for Roosevelt Avenue
Business Angy Altamirano 7/01/2013 at 11:36AM

Take a look at what the 82nd Street Partnership has in store for Roosevelt Avenue. On Wednesday, June 19, the group revealed streetscape renderings for public spaces within the Jackson Heights-Corona Business Improvement District (BID) expansion area. In March, the 82nd Street Partnership announced plans to expand its BID to include corridors of Roosevelt Avenue, [...]