The city Department of Transportation announced it is beginning to install new pedestrian maps to help New Yorkers find their way around the city’s streets in Manhattan and other areas, including Long Island City. Comment.
Community Board 1 approved an application last week to allow Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens in Astoria to expand its facilities, a decision that hospital officials and community leaders said would benefit the community for years to come. Comment.
When owner Brian Donaldson discusses Native Coffee Roasters, his new, independent coffee distribution business based in Astoria, through every gesture, every smile, his passion for the beverage comes through. Comment.
Elected officials, community leaders and representatives of the Sunnyside United Dogs Society celebrated the reopening last week of Lou Lodati Park in Sunnyside, an event that overjoyed both dog owners and their four-legged friends alike. Comment.
Elected officials joined MTA Long Island Rail Road President Helena Williams last week to announce the start of a ridership survey that will determine the viability of reopening the Elmhurst LIRR station. Comments (2).
Several months after the devastation and havoc unleashed by Hurricane Sandy tore up parts of the borough, repair efforts are finally under way to fully restore Andrews Grove in Long Island City. Comment.
East Elmhurst – A 28-year-old father was in the custody of the Memphis Police Department the day after he allegedly took off with his four-year-old daughter from an East Elmhurst coffee shop, police said. Comment.
Days before the City Council was set to weigh in on a pair of controversial bills that would bring new oversight to the NYPD this week, a group of Queens lawmakers opposed the use of a rare legislative procedure that brought the items to the floor. Comment.
QUEENSBRIDGE - A 23-year-old Manhattan man was sentenced to 25-years-to-life in the murder of high school basketball standout Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said. Comment.