During the dog days of summer, there’s one spot in Ozone Park where people can get relief—not from high temperatures but from high food prices.
Cross Bay Boulevard
Platinum Realty plans to build a one-story center on the plot of land where Cross bay Boulevard and North Conduit Avenue intersect. The project is scheduled to be completed by Dec. 1 and could house as many as 10 tenants.
Key Food, located on 164th Avenue and Cross Bay Boulevard, is set to open at the “end of the summer,” according to a spokeswoman for the Key Food Corporation.
The only Staples in Howard Beach is closing at the end of this month. The store put signs up announcing the closure last week but there will be none of the usual sales fanfare, according to the workers at the Cross Bay Boulevard location.
A Brooklyn NYPD detective was arrested in Queens for drunk driving early Thursday morning after he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist, officials said.
The record-breaking winter brought on two different fates for two iconic Cross Bay Boulevard businesses.
The iconic Howard Beach pizzeria, New Park Pizza, was reportedly vandalized early Friday morning.
After being knocked out by Sandy last year, the Rotary Club of Southwest Queens once again collected dozens of grocery bags filled with Thanksgiving food for the needy. “People are being very generous,” said Joseph DiBlasi of the Rotary Club. “Some people come out with big bags.” DiBlasi and other volunteers camped out by the [...]
After opening her two-floor hair salon and spa on Cross Bay Boulevard in July last year, Kimberly Langona was devastated when months later, it was partially destroyed. Superstorm Sandy wiped out the entire first floor of Explosion Hair Styling, destroying equipment including hair dryers, electrical wiring, furniture and computers. “Everything was lost,” said Langona, who [...]
Howard Beach is home to a new senior housing location, providing more than 80 units of affordable housing for the elderly. Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development and Management Corporation, a century-old organization, has various housing sites through Brooklyn and Queens and recently completed renovations at the Cross Bay Boulevard location, formerly the Fineson Center. [...]