The city’s Department of Transportation announced Friday the second phase of Arterial Slow Zones, which reduce speed limits to 25 mph, in 14 new locations throughout the city.
As a small business owner on Roosevelt Avenue, I understand what it is to a run mom-and-pop shop in this neighborhood. My parents immigrated to Queens and set up the business I currently run. For over a decade, our business has served as our family pride and our lifeline, and we have called Roosevelt Avenue our home.
Some residents and business owners are asking the community to vote no to the expansion that would bring a business improvement district (BID) to the communities of Jackson Heights and Corona.
Cops have released a sketch of the suspect who fatally punched a 56-year-old man in Woodside last month.
An alleged drunk driver has been charged after hitting and killing a pedestrian in Jackson Heights on Saturday, cops said.
A 56-year-old man who was punched in the face in Woodside by a stranger on Saturday has died, according to police.
A 56-year-old man was left in critical condition after a stranger punched him in the face in an apparently unprovoked attack on a Woodside street, cops said.
A group of Corona merchants have come together to create a unified voice for a beloved pedestrian plaza.
The 82nd Street Partnership gathered with representatives from the City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS), Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), community leaders, groups and merchants on Tuesday, December 17 to unveil the restoration of a historic building at 82-01 Roosevelt Avenue.
Famous Famiglia pizzeria opened its doors on Monday, December 9 at the subway station on 75th Street and Roosevelt Avenue together with local elected officials, family and friends. The pizza chain beat out a total of 12 other proposals which vied to call the vacant 4,000-square-foot space home in 2010, after the MTA advertised a new request for proposals. Famous Famiglia won and signed a lease in 2011.