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Queensbridge Park Seawall restoration breaks ground
Queensbridge Park Seawall restoration breaks ground
West Queens Courier Staff 5/14/2013 at 9:19AM

Local officials, community groups and residents gathered to break ground on the restoration and improvement of the Queensbridge Park Seawall last week. Along with reconstructing the seawall, the $6.65 million project will include a six-foot wide waterfront promenade with benches and plants as well as a small pier at the north end. “The much-anticipated repair [...]

Officials: No plans for Willets Point casino
Officials: No plans for Willets Point casino
News Terence M. Cullen 2/06/2013 at 1:58PM

A proposed casino for Willets Point, rejected by the city months ago, will not be an option moving forward, officials said. The casino, along with a hotel and entertainment center, would have gone over what is currently a parking lot, according to plans provided by NYC Park Advocates. Instead, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last June [...]