Ridgewood Local Development Corporation

Plaza a place to relax in Ridgewood
Plaza a place to relax in Ridgewood
News Billy Rennison 10/11/2012 at 12:29PM

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 [...]

Ridgewood Theatre may become home to music venue
Ridgewood Theatre may become home to music venue
Southwest Billy Rennison 10/03/2012 at 3:47PM

A burgeoning Ridgewood music scene may soon have a new outlet in a historic locale. CPEX Real Estate Managing Director Ryan Condren said the firm is aggressively marketing the Ridgewood Theatre — which closed in 2008 — and is trying to determine an ideal user for the space, though there is no timetable for the [...]

Historic Rudy’s Pastry Shop celebrates grand reopening
Historic Rudy’s Pastry Shop celebrates grand reopening
News Billy Rennison 3/13/2012 at 1:56PM

For around 70 years, Rudy’s Pastry Shop in Ridgewood has displayed the German word “Konditorei” on its awning, which roughly translates to “pastry shop with a place to sit and eat.” But for much of those seven decades dining was difficult — Rudy’s only had room for a single table. Now, with bakery owner Toni [...]

Pedestrian plaza proposed for Glendale
Pedestrian plaza proposed for Glendale
News Billy Rennison 2/21/2012 at 4:18PM

A proposed pedestrian plaza may be placed in Glendale, but not before plans are processed by pols and the public. The proposal from the Ridgewood Local Development Corporation would turn 70th Street between Myrtle and Cooper Avenues into a pedestrian plaza. The street runs next to famed German restaurant Zum Stammtisch — which said it [...]