NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS '17

July

City is 'not shying away' from Willets point development project, EDC president says (07/12/17)

Durst Files Plans For 63-Story Building Next To LIC Clock Tower (07/12/17)

'Ridgewood Tower' Sparks Concern For Future Zoning Plans (07/12/17)

Final Design For Frank Principe Park Unveiled By Crowley, Parks, CB 5 (07/12/17)

Downtown Jamaica is already seeing major benefits from 'Action Plan', with many more to come (07/13/17)

Hotel thought to be shelter is now closing (07/13/17)

Banking on the future of Austin St. (07/13/17)

GJDC: Still no news on station, 168th St. (07/13/17)

Second phase of Evergreen playground renovations revealed (07/14/17)

Resorts World Casino to begin $400M expansion to add 400-room hotel in South Ozone Park (07/14/17)

How would a new medical facility in Glendale affect the parking of the neighborhood? (07/17/17)

Developer seeks to build 90-room hotel with medical offices in Dutch Kills section of LIC (07/18/17)

A $65M community health center will rise in Flushing, Mayor de Blasio announces (07/19/17)

DOT Releases Study On Lower Montauk Branch Rail Study (07/19/17)

Louis Armstrong House Museum Breaks Ground On New $23 Million Education Center (07/19/17)

June

Take a look at what a newly redesigned Glendale Library will look like after $4 million renovation (06/14/17)

Bike path in Fresh Meadows with a historic past is getting a much-needed improvement (06/13/17)

With no trains, Astoria businesses offer discounts to keep residents in the neighborhood (06/12/17)

Mayor comes to Rego Park & announces that neighborhood will get a new public library (06/09/17)

Free 'Only in Queens' food & music festival is this Sunday at Flushing Meadows Corona Park (06/08/17)

EXCLUSIVE: Downtown Flushing to kick off new small business marketing & ad campaign (06/07/17)

Court rules against proposed 'Willets West' mega mall near Citi Field in Queens (06/06/17)

Queens kicks off another summer season of 'booming' tourism & fun outdoor events (06/06/17)

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge will go cashless beginning on June 15 (06/05/17)

As Queens grows, lawmakers want to give communities greater input in zoning waivers for developers (06/05/17)

Downtown Flushing retailers launch a reward program for local shoppers (06/01/17)

May

Resorts World still bringing in big bucks (05/25/17)

Long Island City rental market saw the biggest construction boom in the country after 2010: study (05/23/17)

Downtown Flushing condo building sold the most units in NYC in early 2017, report says (05/22/17)

Bethpage Federal Credit Union acquires Northwell Health Federal Credit Union (05/19/17)

Mayor praises start of third phase of Queens Boulevard makeover between Forest Hills & Rego Park (05/18/17)

Can Sunnyside become the city's newest transit hub — and be a solution to Penn Station's woes? (05/16/17)

Unemployment rate in Queens falls but the borough's racked with income inequality: comptroller (05/15/17)

New community schools in Queens (05/18/17)

April

NYS Pavilion to get $14 million makeover (04/27/17)

Queens Museum hosts brightly hued Holi/Earth Day celebration on Sunday (04/21/17)

Queens sees strong '17 housing market (04/20/17)

MAP: See how rents across Queens have spiked near certain subway stations (04/17/17)

City begins a $5.6 million transformation of Corona Plaza into a lively public space (04/11/17)

City will start controversial safety improvement project in Corona this Monday (04/07/17)

5Pointz artists may be entitled to money from LIC developer who whitewashed their work (04/07/17)

Ridgewood's war against illegal graffiti resumes with cleanups across the community (04/04/17)

Fight against proposed 17-story 'Ridgewood Tower' development gets lawmaker's support (04/04/17)

March

Vote on how to spend $1 million for projects in LIC, Woodside, Astoria and Sunnyside (03/17/17)

Downtown Flushing awarded $1.55 million to revitalize its small businesses & commercial corridors (03/15/17)

Flushing's Main Street reconstruction project brings traffic pattern changes: DOT (03/10/17)

Astoria Bank and Sterling Bancorp will merge in a $2.2 billion deal(03/08/17)

Rally For Solidarity With Immigrants (03/02/17)

February

Memorial vigil for late Corona street vendor serves as a call for action on food sale permits (02/24/17)

Businesses around 71st Avenue plaza project in Ridgewood are seeing a major drop in customers (02/20/17)

'Love Your Local' program lets you help your favorite Queens businesses get city funds (02/17/17)

More than 150,000 NYC tourists stayed at Airbnb hosts' homes in Queens: report (02/17/17)

January

City looks to tweak Glendale plaza project in order to save struggling small businesses (01/20/17)

Duane Reade to close its Maspeth distribution center, leaving over 200 workers without jobs (01/19/17)

Half-mile of abandoned track in Glendale & Forest Hills may be first seeds of 'QueensWay' park (01/16/17)

PBS will screen 'In Jackson Heights,' documentary about the neighborhood, on Friday (01/06/17)

Douglaston Macy's and movie theater to move out, Lowe's Home Improvement looking to move in(01/04/17)