Roosevelt Avenue

82nd Street Partnership unveils restoration of historic Jackson Heights building
82nd Street Partnership unveils restoration of historic Jackson Heights building
West Angy Altamirano 12/18/2013 at 4:06PM

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 opens at Jackson Heights subway station
Famous Famiglia opens at Jackson Heights subway station
Business Angy Altamirano 12/09/2013 at 4:31PM

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.

Cops looking for E train rider who groped woman
Cops looking for E train rider who groped woman
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/04/2013 at 9:18PM

Police are searching for a suspect who they say groped a woman onboard a subway train near Roosevelt Avenue Tuesday. The 33-year-old victim was on a southbound E train around 1 p.m. when the suspect approached the woman, then forcibly touched her, said cops. No injuries were reported from the incident. Anyone with information is [...]

Jackson Heights-Corona BID shortens boundaries
Jackson Heights-Corona BID shortens boundaries
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 10/08/2013 at 3:29PM

For the cost of a coffee and empanada, businesses and property owners along Roosevelt Avenue will be able to see a cleaner and safer community. In March, the 82nd Street Partnership announced it would be extending its business improvement district (BID) through 114th Street to form the Jackson Heights-Corona BID. The new BID included the [...]

Jackson Heights man arrested for fatal Roosevelt Avenue shooting
Police Angy Altamirano 9/26/2013 at 5:12PM

A Jackson Heights man has been arrested and charged for the murder of another man on Roosevelt Avenue. According to the NYPD, on Friday, September 20 at approximately 5:54 p.m., after responding to a report of a man shot at 80th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, police found Ivan Rodriguez, 33, of Corona in front of [...]

Man dies after being shot in head, neck in Jackson Heights
News Melissa Chan 9/21/2013 at 12:02PM

A 33-year-old man died Friday after he was shot in the head and neck in Jackson Heights, police said. The name of the man was not yet released. Police said the incident occurred September 20 shortly before 6 p.m. at 89-09 Roosevelt Avenue. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced [...]

Suspects wanted in attempted robbery at Jackson Heights deli
Suspects wanted in attempted robbery at Jackson Heights deli
Police Angy Altamirano 8/10/2013 at 10:30AM

Police are looking for a man and woman in connection to an attempted robbery at a Jackson Heights deli. The two suspects entered Flor’s Deli, located at 94-01 Roosevelt Avenue at approximately 1:14 a.m., the female suspect distracted the store clerk while the male suspect went behind the counter, according the NYPD.  The male suspect [...]

82nd Street Partnership unveils new look for Roosevelt Avenue
82nd Street Partnership unveils new look for Roosevelt Avenue
Business Angy Altamirano 7/01/2013 at 11:36AM

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, [...]

Community boards OK rezoning for East Elmhurst, Corona
Community boards OK rezoning for East Elmhurst, Corona
West Angy Altamirano 6/28/2013 at 12:44PM

Proposed rezoning of parts of East Elmhurst and Corona seems to be on track, with approvals from both Community Boards (CB) 3 and 4. The Department of City Planning received the go-ahead from the boards — a first step since Commissioner Amanda Burden’s June 3 announcement of the beginning of the official public review process [...]

57 NYPD surveillance cameras to be installed around Queens
57 NYPD surveillance cameras to be installed around Queens
Police Cristabelle Tumola 6/25/2013 at 1:29PM

Smile, criminals. You’re on camera. Borough President Helen Marshall has allocated $2 million to install NYPD surveillance cameras in 57 locations throughout Queens to help fight crime. “These new cameras will give police more eyes on the street,” Marshall said. “They will be a fantastic deterrent to crime and greatly help our police to solve [...]