Borough President Melinda Katz explained her business initiatives and vowed to rebrand Queens as the New York City destination .
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The Queens Library Glen Oaks branch has won awards since opening and is up for Building of the Year by an architecture site.
Once again, congestion pricing plans, which include the imposition of tolls on the East River bridges, have been circulating throughout the city.
Queens lawmakers oppose a plan that would toll East River crossings, including the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, that are currently free. As a trade-off, five other Queens bridge fares would be reduced by nearly half.
Star of Queens: Maria Odysseos, Greek American Housing Association, Greek Childrens’ Fund, Ronald McDonald House
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Maria Odysseos lends her efforts and enthusiasm to a number of organizations and causes in the community. She is a dedicated member of the PTA at her son’s school as well as the Pancyprian Youth Soccer League. Whether bank sponsored or by her own individual effort, she allocates time and resources to the Greek [...]
One Belle Harbor resident has helped her community paint a brighter future. Local leaders unveiled a new mural on Beach 129th Street on Wednesday to signify the revitalization of the neighborhood nearly a year after Sandy, following the efforts of Colleen Brady, who lives in front of the artwork. Brady rallied the community to create [...]
Over three miles of abandoned railway could become the much-debated, yet eagerly anticipated, QueensWay Park for the borough. The nonprofit Trust for Public Land introduced a design team on Tuesday, August 20 set to study the 3.5-mile greenway that was once the Rockaway Beach LIRR line, running from Rego Park to Ozone Park. If approved [...]
With the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Queens this year, local businesses are expecting a boost from the fans who will attend the game on July 16 at Citi Field, as well as the many events in the days before. “The All-Star Game brings in more people than just the 45,000 people for the [...]
BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER MARGARET MARKEY With 52 million visitors to New York City last year, Queens is already the city’s second most important borough for the tourist and travel industry. This year, thanks to economic development funding from New York State, the Queens Chamber of Commerce and the Queens Tourism Council we are setting out to [...]
Take a look at what the 82nd Street Partnership has in store for Roosevelt Avenue. On Wednesday, June 19, the group revealed streetscape renderings for public spaces within the Jackson Heights-Corona Business Improvement District (BID) expansion area. In March, the 82nd Street Partnership announced plans to expand its BID to include corridors of Roosevelt Avenue, [...]