Poppenhusen Institute

Council districts to get vote on city-funded community projects
Northeast Melissa Chan 3/27/2013 at 4:36PM

A million dollar decision is in the hands of some Queens residents. Three City Council districts in the borough have a week, starting April 1, to vote on community projects they want the city to fund. Part of an initiative called “Participatory Budgeting,” residents are allowed to develop ideas and then choose five physical infrastructure [...]

Poppenhusen Institute: Historic, cultural center
Poppenhusen Institute: Historic, cultural center
News Queens Courier Staff 11/25/2012 at 7:35AM

BY MELISSA MOTT The Poppenhusen Institute is one of the many gems of College Point. The historic heart of the community — one of the oldest centers in the neighborhood — was established even before the area got its name in 1868. “The Popps,” as the center is often called, hosts activities for people of [...]