Queens Library announced its plans to restore Glendale’s library to its former glory and make it more handicap accessible.
For over three years, Alberto and Nanci Caceda squeezed antiques and clothes into their thrift shop on Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood until they could squeeze no more.
The Department of Transportation is trying to untangle an intersection where Wyckoff Avenue, Myrtle Avenue and Palmetto Road meet.
Call it the Myrtle Avenue makeover. Community Board 5 (CB5) is in favor of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) plan to transform the corner of Myrtle and 71st Avenues into a pedestrian plaza. The plan to makeover the space was almost fully accepted at the board’s most recent transportation committee meeting, except for a few [...]
A 19-year-old, driving with just a learner’s permit, struck a 7-year-old boy in Queens last night, said police. Around 6:50 p.m., the woman was heading east on Myrtle Avenue when she hit the child as he was crossing on Madison Street. The victim was taken to Wyckoff Hospital and pronounced dead. The driver remained on [...]
Residents living on a stretch of 84th Avenue have reason to rejoice. Community Board 9 unanimously voted on Tuesday, October 9 in opposition to a Department of Transportation (DOT) proposal to convert the street between Myrtle Avenue and Lefferts Boulevard from a two-way to a one-way eastbound street. “Let’s get a rational study by the [...]
A quarter century after the idea originated, the plan for a Ridgewood pedestrian plaza finally came to fruition. The plaza, situated on 71st Avenue between Myrtle Avenue and Stephen Street, was closed to traffic during the first week of October. Chairs and tables were expected to be delivered to the street as The Courier Sun [...]
The proposed plan for Ridgewood’s 71st Avenue Triangle will become a reality when a temporary pedestrian plaza is installed where the road meets Myrtle Avenue and Stephen Street. This project furthers Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to create public, open plazas throughout the city. Ridgewood residents and area business owners met Tuesday night, September 4, with [...]
Trash cans stationed on community corners and reserved for pedestrians have been bombarded by household rubbish, causing the receptacles to overflow, much to the dismay of local leaders and business owners. “Monday morning, I come in and bags are piled up,” said Kenny Patel, owner of a fruit store along Myrtle Avenue, where much of [...]
Some locals are worried a proposed pedestrian plaza won’t be a walk in the park for drivers. Under the plan, a public space would be constructed between famed German restaurant Zum Stammtisch and the Glendale Veterans Triangle, closing off 70th Street between Myrtle and Cooper avenues. Benches, greenery and outdoor seating for Zum Stammtisch would [...]