Juniper Valley Park’s three new bocce courts opened on Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony and talk of meatballs and spaghetti. But for the players, most of whom are older Italians, the new courts don’t meet their standards.
In an effort to beautify Queens and support job growth within District 30, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and The Doe Fund announced discretionary budget funding of The Doe Fund’s Ready, Willing & Able program.
Residents and politicians in Glendale banded together for one last hoorah against a proposed homeless shelter in the neighborhood.
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s district office is moving to a destination familiar to many Glendale shoppers.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Friday: Partly cloudy. High 68. Winds WSW at 15 to 25 mph. Friday night: A few passing clouds, otherwise generally clear. Low 49. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
The Knockdown Center has applied for a liquor license from the State Liquor Authority again, but the community board is once again in opposition.
The proposed Glendale homeless shelter, which was just a rumor a year ago, is now heading to phase two of review. Elected officials are confident they can stop the fight with the environmental assessment.
The city’s homeless services department has recommended that the mayor transform an abandoned factory on Cooper Avenue into a homeless shelter.
O’Neill’s, the popular Maspeth bar and restaurant, celebrated its 80th anniversary on Wednesday.
LIAM LA GUERRE AND MELISSA CHAN All Queens City Council incumbents slid back into their seats after Election Day, some very comfortably, while others overcame contentious races. In District 32, which pitted Republican incumbent Eric Ulrich against Democrat Lew Simon, the race came right down to the wire. Ulrich was eventually declared the winner with 53 percent [...]