Queens Economic Development Corporation

Queens Taste returns April 29
Queens Taste returns April 29
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 4/18/2014 at 10:39AM

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) wants more people to — literally — have a little taste of Queens. The organization announced its Queens Taste 2014, the borough’s premier food and networking event, which will take place at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing on April 29.

LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market: One of a kind gifts, food and fun
LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market: One of a kind gifts, food and fun
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 11/29/2013 at 11:01AM

The LIC Flea & Food Market is back for a fun-filled holiday season. Starting Saturday, December 7, the LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market will feature a wide selection of Flea favorites and new vendors. Vendors will be selling food, jewelry, clothing, furniture, arts and crafts, antiques, collectibles and more. Shoppers can also buy fresh [...]

Queens helps with de Blasio transition
Queens helps with de Blasio transition
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2013 at 12:58PM

Queens is taking part in Transition NYC. Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio announced the appointment of 60 leaders and experts to his transition committee on Wednesday, November 20. “My charge to the transition team is to identify women and men from every part of our city and walk of life that share a commitment to progressive [...]

Corona to benefit from $800K Chase gift to Neighborhood Plaza Partnership
Corona to benefit from $800K Chase gift to Neighborhood Plaza Partnership
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/26/2013 at 4:42PM

Corona Plaza has received a helping hand, along with other public plazas around the city,  to become cleaner, greener and part of the community. Councilmember Julissa Ferreras gathered with local representatives, Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and residents on Tuesday to announce an $800,000 leadership gift from Chase to the Neighborhood Plaza Partnership [...]

Op-ed: Making a BID for the Jackson Heights-Corona commercial corridor
News Op-Ed 11/08/2013 at 12:51PM

SETH BORNSTEIN In Queens, we take tremendous pride in where we live, work and play. Whether we are in Corona, Elmhurst, Flushing or Jackson Heights, each community is unique with distinctive charms. Each neighborhood’s face is its commercial shopping district, where we buy goods, dine, stroll, and meet friends. It’s like going into “town” whether [...]

Potential plans for Corona Plaza released
Potential plans for Corona Plaza released
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 9/04/2013 at 1:38PM

Corona residents and business owners got a first look into the future of Corona Plaza. Before 2012, Corona Plaza, located on Roosevelt Avenue between National and 104th Street, was a busy area filled with trucks, traffic and no open space. After the Queens Economic Development Corporation (EDC) partnered with the Queens Museum, Councilmember Julissa Ferreras [...]