Francis Lewis Park

Residents: Area around Whitestone park unsafe for pedestrians
Residents: Area around Whitestone park unsafe for pedestrians
Northeast Melissa Chan 7/25/2013 at 3:38PM

Getting to and from a Whitestone playground is no walk in the park, some residents say. The lack of a crosswalk or traffic controls at the 3rd Avenue and 147th Street entrance to Francis Lewis Park is dangerous to pedestrians, said Malba Civic Association president Alfredo Centola. “It’s a beautiful park,” Centola said. “These poor [...]

Whitestone Bridge project angers homeowners
Whitestone Bridge project angers homeowners
News Melissa Chan 4/12/2012 at 9:04AM

Homeowners in Malba Gardens are feeling the toll of the $109 million project to widen the Whitestone Bridge. “Our homes in Malba Gardens, we take great pride in them. We put a lot of money into these homes, and the last thing we want to see is our values decrease from this expansion,” said resident [...]