Grand Avenue

$24M asking price for Elmhurst lot near Queens Center
West Angy Altamirano 3/05/2014 at 4:17PM

An Elmhurst lot, located across the street from the Queens Place mall, has been put up for sale for $24 million, according to real estate company Massey Knakal. The 47,365-square-foot lot, located at 88-18 Justice Ave., is one block off of Queens Boulevard and adjacent to the Georgia Diner. According to the listing provided by [...]

Police looking for M train platform groper
Police looking for M train platform groper
Police Liam La Guerre 8/03/2013 at 8:12PM

M trains riders beware, there is a pervert on the platform. Cops are looking to identify a suspect who has grabbed the buttocks and private parts of five different women from Feb. 5 to July 30, while the women were standing at the Grand Avenue or Elmhurst Avenue subway stations. The females were between ages [...]

Store vacancies in Queens hurt other businesses
Store vacancies in Queens hurt other businesses
News Alexa Altman 11/21/2011 at 11:40AM

Some stores along Queens’ prominent shopping streets have been abandoned, sitting vacant for months. Several landlords have posted hopeful “for rent” signs. Others remain completely empty. Officials from Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and Chambers of Commerce across Queens blame the nation’s foundering economy for the string of vacancies. Others insist that skyrocketing rents are causing [...]

Maspeth Bypass Plan goes into effect
News Erica Camhi 10/05/2011 at 2:33PM

The old adage “keep on trucking” doesn’t apply to Maspeth anymore. The much-anticipated Maspeth Truck Bypass plan, passed in July, went into effect on Saturday, October 1, meaning trucks will now travel to and from the Long Island Expressway without using central avenues in the residential community. Community activist and local business owner Tony Nunziato, [...]