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Scobee Diner site plans move forward
Scobee Diner site plans move forward
Northeast Melissa Chan 1/07/2014 at 4:46PM

The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) has approved a variance that would pave the way for a new building at the former Scobee Diner site in Little Neck.

Medical center developers plan to take Astoria homeowners to court
Medical center developers plan to take Astoria homeowners to court
West Melissa Chan 10/02/2013 at 2:31PM

Developers of a nearly complete medical center in Astoria plan to take adjacent homeowners to court to gain key access to their backyards, residents said. Pali Realty needs permission to enter the backyards of about five adjacent homes in order to wrap up an eight-story ambulatory care center project at 23-25 31st Street. But dozens [...]

Astoria residents say developer damaged their homes
Astoria residents say developer damaged their homes
Top Stories Melissa Chan 5/30/2013 at 11:06AM

A towering medical center being built in Astoria has received a key permit from the city — despite complaints by neighbors who say the construction has caused their homes’ foundations to crumble. “There are cracks everywhere, in every room, from the ceilings to walls,” said Robert Draghi, who lives behind the site of a future [...]