82nd Street Partnership

82nd Street Partnership expands business improvement district
82nd Street Partnership expands business improvement district
News Angy Altamirano 3/21/2013 at 12:31PM

The 82nd Street Partnership will now extend all the way through 114th Street as part of the New Deal for Roosevelt Avenue announced by Councilmember Julissa Ferreras. “The 82nd Street Partnership is thrilled to announce this endeavor of expanding our business improvement district to include the major commercial corridors of Roosevelt Avenue, Junction Boulevard, 103rd [...]

Viva La Comida draws thousands to Jackson Heights
Viva La Comida draws thousands to Jackson Heights
News Alexa Altman 9/24/2012 at 2:09PM

Food fanatics swarmed Dunningham Triangle for Viva La Comida — a culinary and entertainment extravaganza. Viva La Comida, which lightly translates to “celebrate food,” drew thousands of hungry guests who sampled Colombian, Peruvian and Salvadoran fare while enjoying vocalists and musical ensembles at the Friday, September 21 festival. This celebration marks the first event hosted [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/21/2012 at 2:17PM

QUEENS Friday, September 21 4 p.m. – 9 p.m., Viva La Comida!, the first-ever 82nd Street Partnership event, will shine a spotlight on the fun, food and entertainment options in Elmhurst/Jackson Heights. Food trucks will be everywhere, and the event will include the 82nd Street dance troupe from the Mestizo Art Center, performances by the [...]

Jackson Heights’ Dunningham Triangle to be revamped
Jackson Heights’ Dunningham Triangle to be revamped
News Alexa Altman 8/27/2012 at 2:07PM

Jackson Heights’ Dunningham Triangle is blossoming, sprouting with seeds planted by local residents. The 82nd Street Partnership united with the Partnership for Parks — a subdivision of the City Parks Foundation — to revamp a 2,000-square-foot piece of land in the heart of Jackson Heights, assisted by suggestions from citizens. “We looked at Dunningham Triangle [...]