The Parc Hotel, operated by Real Hospitality Group, is in its final construction stage and will open in March at 39-16 College Point Blvd. in Flushing, the Maryland-based company said.
Completion of the new police academy in College Point has been pushed back three months due to fire and flood damage. Plans are still on track for the first recruit class to move in by July 2014.
Glen Oaks is getting a sleek new library that opens in the third week of May, officials said. The $17 million facility at 256-04 Union Turnpike is 18,000 square feet—nearly double the size of the neighborhood’s temporary library at 255-01 Union Turnpike. The new, three-story building will have more customer service features including computer workstations, [...]
The chronicle of controversial construction at St. Mary’s added an additional chapter to its touchy tale. On May 31, the New York State First Division Appellate Court voted three to two in opposition of the Weeks Woodlands Association’s appeal to block expansion at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. The heated litigation has been ongoing for [...]
The Weeks Woodlands civic group is awaiting a decision from the appellate court as it proceeds in its lawsuit to halt the expansion of St. Mary’s Hospital for Children. Construction on the Bayside facility began in October of 2010, despite opposition from Weeks Woodlands. Predominantly taking issue with surrounding zoning laws and the size of [...]
While the curtain has long come down on a historic former movie house in Flushing, recent approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has green lighted RKO Keith’s Theatre for Act 2. The proposed 17-story development will be built approximately 7,000 feet from the runway at LaGuardia Airport, which raised concerns in the past as [...]
Queens jurors lead city in no-shows [New York Post]
Queens deli destroyed by early morning fire, explosion [New York Post]
Deliberations To Begin This Week In Queens Terror Trial [NY1]
Hundreds Of Union Job Applicants Camp Out In Woodside [NY1]
Historic Forest Park Greenhouse gets $3.8 million upgrade, replacing century-old structures with high-tech ones [Daily News]
1 WTC to vault past Empire State Building today and become tallest tower in city [Daily News]
Batter up! The city’s renovations to the Tudor Park ball field have reached completion, although residents may have to wait until spring to plant their feet on the new grounds. “Tudor Park is always a very active area, and it’s always very full. When you have a park that people use, it needs to be [...]
After a smooth takeoff, the $1.2 billion project to expand a terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFKIAT) is on track — with no foreseeable delays to its arrival destination date. Improvements to Terminal 4 — the Delta Airlines terminal, which officials say serves 10 million international passengers a year — have been underway [...]
After years of planning, protests and public hearings, ground was broken at Willets Point — marking the first physical step in the area’s redevelopment. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was joined at the Thursday, December 1 ground breaking by New York City Economic Development President Seth W. Pinsky, New York City Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Commissioner [...]