Cross Bay Boulevard

New shopping center coming to Ozone Park
New shopping center coming to Ozone Park
Business Liam La Guerre 7/31/2014 at 11:45AM

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.

Cross Bay Key Food set to open at end of summer
Cross Bay Key Food set to open at end of summer
South Queens Courier Staff 7/26/2014 at 12:58PM

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.

Howard Beach Staples to close at end of May
Howard Beach Staples to close at end of May
Business Eric Jankiewicz 5/21/2014 at 10:59AM

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.

Howard Beach helps ‘Stuff the Bus’ for charity
Howard Beach helps ‘Stuff the Bus’ for charity
South Maggie Hayes 11/04/2013 at 12:13PM

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 [...]

SANDY ONE YEAR LATER: Cross Bay businesses make a comeback
SANDY ONE YEAR LATER: Cross Bay businesses make a comeback
South Liam La Guerre 10/28/2013 at 3:19PM

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 gets new senior housing location
South Maggie Hayes 9/01/2013 at 1:11PM

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. [...]