2014

December

Bringing Down Rents Can Raise Income for Landlords (12/16/14)

New Elmhurst Luxury Rental Building The Elm Street Revealed (12/16/14)

Forest Hills Tudor Co-Op Complex Getting $5 Million in Repairs (12/16/14)

$40 Million Belt Parkway Project to Benefit Jamaica Bay (12/16/14)

Plans Resume to Turn Historic T Building into Affordable Housing (12/16/14)

Astoria Rental Princes Drop in November: Report (12/16/14)

Fixes Leave Queens Boulevard More Confusing, Residents Say (12/16/14)

Welcome to 'NoCo,' the Corona Blocks with Luxury Apartments (12/16/14) 

City Begins $2.4 Million Renovation of Popular Jamaica Park (12/16/14)

Representative Meng Joins Fight to Clean Up Flushing Creek (12/13/14)

State Allocates More Than $440,000 to Design First Phase of Proposed QueensWay (12/12/14)

Queens Named Number One Travel Destination for 2015 (12/11/14)

Landmark Preservation Committee Delays Decision to Eliminate Sites (12/11/14)

$106 Million in Repairs Coming to Midtown Tunnel (12/11/14)

Community Board 2 Names New Chair, Executive Board Members (12/5/14)

Joseph Conley Turning Over Reins of CB2 After Decades of Leadership (12/4/14)

LaGuardia and JFK Airport Design Contests Take Flight (12/3/14)

Local Authorities Try to Put Homeless Encampment in College Point to an End (12/3/14)

Future Ridgewood Brewery Site Begins Transformation (12/3/14)

Bayside Tudor Apartment Complex Becomes a City Landmark (12/3/14)

Long Island City Parking Lot to be Converted into 428-Unit Residential Tower (12/03/14)

Jamaica Plans The Future of its Downtown (12/02/14)

New South East Queens Chamber of Commerce Hopes to Revitalize Forgotten Sections of the Borough (12/01/14)

Union Questions Jamaica Development Corp. (12/01/14)

November

Council Proposes IBZ Protection Plan (11/26/14)

Long Island City Beer Hall Delays Opening to March (11/17/2014)

US Congresswoman: Small Businesses Vital to Queens and to Nation (11/17/2014) 

Queens home prices continue to rise, as number of sales drops (11/17/2014)

Changes Coming to Ozone Park Pedestrian Plaza (11/17/2014)

Greater Jamaica Development Corporation President Reflects on Jamaica's Transformation (11/17/2014)

Avella Calls on State to Reject Tax Incentives for Willets Point Developers (11/16/14)

New York City Councilman Ulrich Announces Food Drive for Vets (11/14/2014)

Residents of Rockaways Support Queensway Over Subway Extension, According to Survey (11/13/2014)

Small Biz of The Month: Crossbay Bait and Tackle (11/06/14)

Slow Zones Rolling into Sunnyside (11/5/2014)

Townhouses Planned for Recently Sold Long Island City Sites (11/5/2014)

Flushing Commons Construction Woes, Costco Eyeing Downtown Jamaica (11/5/2014)

Property Markets Group Receives $130 Million for Planned Rental Tower in Long Island City (11/5/2014)

October

Glassy Condos Dubbed "The Baron" to Rise in Astoria (10/31/14)

Getty to Pay $16M for Creek Cleanup (10/31/14)

82nd Street Partnership Announces New Director (10/30/14)

$50 Million Spring Creek Flood Mitigation Project Funded, Design Stage Set to Begin (10/31/14)

Developer Plans Three Hotels, Apartment Building, and Supermarket in Jamaica (10/29/14)

Citibike Expected to Come to Queens (10/29/14)

$232 Arverne View Rockaway Housing Development Reopens Two Years After Sandy (10/29/14)

Breezy Point Residents Choose to Remain and Rebuild (10/29/14)

Locals Look to Landmark  Clock Tower Building in Queens Plaza (10/29/14)

25 Thousand Applications for Hunter's Point South (10/27/2014)

Second Sunnyside Pedestrian Plaza Officially Opens (10/27/2014)

Box Maker Normapax Selling Maspeth Factory Complex for $72 Million (10/27/2014)

Eight Story Residential Tower Planned for Downtown Jamaica, Queens Eyed for Juvenile Offenders Facilities (10/27/2014)

Maspeth Shopping Center Sells for $56 million (10/27/2014)

Mixed-Use Office Building in Fresh Meadows Selling for $14.6 Million (10/27/2014)

Landmarked 116-year-old Jamaica Savings Bank building set for Transformation (10/27/2014)

Parks Department Announces Construction for Little Bay Park's Soccer Field will begin in 2015 (10/27/2014)

The Crossing in Downtown Jamaica Revealed (10/27/2014)

Astoria Waterfront Property Sells for $57M (10/17/2014)

Residents Clean Up Graffiti-Stricken Bridge in Hamilton Beach (10/17/2014)

Long Island City Land Prices Nearly $300 per Buildable Square Foot (10/17/2014)

Inside the Hallet's Point Deal, What is the New Structure on Parson's Boulevard? (10/17/2014)

Flushing's Sky View Parc Up Development is Up for Sale (10/17/2014)

Hunter's Point South Buildings Accepting Affordable Income Housing Applications (10/17/2014)

Downtown Jamaica Development Sells for $22 Million (10/17/2014)

Plans Released for Possible QueensWay (10/17/2014)

Influx of New Commercial Centers Arriving in Bayside (10/17/2014)

City to restore wetlands around abandoned Flushing Airport (10/10/2014)

City planners develop transit plan to cope with LIC building boom (10/9/2014)

CB 11 approves variance for Auburndale auto repair business (10/9/2014)

Cleanup Initiative Expands Into Rosedale (10/10/2014)

Woodhaven civic: End storefront trash fines (10/9/2014)

Queens residents want affordable mega-development in airspace over Sunnyside Yards (10/6/2014)

Queens needs better connections to tech centers in Brooklyn, Roosevelt Island: study (10/7/2014)

Ulrich, QEDC Announce Graffiti Removal Program (10/9/2014)

Communities Seek Leg Up in War on Graffiti: Vandal fighters get reinforcements from Councilman Eric Ulrich (10/9/2014)

Restaurant Week Commences in Queens (10/8/2014)

DeBlasio: Underfunded Parks to Receive Funding (10/9/2014)

5Pointz Demolition Progress (10/9/2014)

New Routes Proposed in Howard Beach, Ozone Park for Jamaica Bay Greenway (10/9/2014)

Councilman Van Bramer Against Sunnyside Yards Development; Converted Factories Prosper in Long Island City (10/9/2014)

Downtown Jamaica Commercial Portfolio Near Trains Selling for $6.2M (10/3/2014)

Grand Street Bridge to be Closed on Three Saturdays (10/3/2014)

Astoria Cove Approved (10/1/2014)

Community Board Approves Silvercup Studios Expansion Permits (10/3/2014)

Real Estate Roundup: Rockaway Boardwalk Project Delayed, Permits Filed for Rego Park Apartment Building (10/3/2014)

Flushing-Jamaica Bus Routes Set to Get Upgrade in Distant Future (10/2/2014)

Group Against Proposed Glendale Homeless Shelter Hosts First Meeting (10/2/2014

Doe Fund to Continue Cleaning the Streets of Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills (10/2/2014)

Real Estate Roundup: Alternate Silvercup Expansion Renderings, City Approves Shaming Landlords, Court Square Permits Filed (10/2/2014)

Queens Village Shopping Mall Selling for Nearly $11M (10/3/2014)

Flushing's SkyView Center Nearing Full Tenancy, Two New Stories Coming Next Year

September

Hollis Apartment Complex Sells for $17 million (9/29/14)

School Construction Authority to Host Public Sessions on New School Coming to Centerville (9/29/14)

Track Work to Disrupt LIRR Weekend Service Beginning October 4th (9/29/14)

1,270-Unit Kew Gardens Hills Apartment Complex Sells for $216 million (9/29/14)

Alternative Side Parking Suspended for One Week Near Borough Hall (9/29/14)

Parks Department Collecting Bids to Reconstruct Astoria's Paul Raimonda Playground (9/29/14)

Plan Calls for Return of Elmhurst LIRR Station (9/29/14)

Report: Queens Home Prices Increase (9/29/14)

Parks Department Closes Oakland Lake Park for One Year (9/29/14)

Curbside Bus Lanes Heading to Ozone Park (9/29/14)

New Shuttle Bus Coming to Catholic Charities Centers in Southern Queens (9/29/14)

Selfhelp Unveils New Flushing Senior Housing Development (9/29/14)

Build it Back Program Shows Signs of Progress (9/19/14)

Vallone Allocates 68 Thousand Dollars for Doe Fund to Clean Bayside, College Point (9/19/14)

Plans for Proposed Sunnyside, Woodside Slow Zones Revealed (9/19/14)

Silvercup Studios Seeking Permit Approvals Again for Delayed Expansion (9/19/14)

Six-Building LIC Waterfront Development Filled to Capacity (9/18/14)

Civics, Transit Unions Want New Bus Service (9/18/14)

MLS Turns its Eyes Back to Queens (9/18/14)

A Case Made for Queens Transit Alternatives (9/5/14)

Queens Museum Celebrates Culture in Neighborhood Plaza (9/4/14)

Key Food Ready to Welcome Shoppers (9/4/14)

Build it Back Meets its Labor Day Goal (9/4/14)

New Watering Hole on Tap for Sunnyside (9/3/14)

Foundation Work Underway for Fresh Meadows 12-Story Hotel (9/2/14)

Sunnyside Named as a Bike Friendly Business District (9/2/14)

August

Dolphin Diner Opening Soon in Hillcrest, Replacing Shuttered Eatery (8/31/14)

New Q114 Bus Line Ready for First Riders (8/29/14)

Murray Hill Bridge to be Rebuilt Again (8/31/14)

Rendering Reveals Seven-Story Apartment Building Coming to Jamaica (8/19/14)

First 500 Feet of New Hamilton Beach Boardwalk Constructed (8/19/14)

Council Slated to Take Up Rezoning Ridgewood Strip for Two Residences (8/18/14)

Work Progressing on 13-Story Flushing Residential Building (8/18/14)

Rockaway Fair Brings Crowds Back to Beach (8/18/14)

Corona Plaza becomes Farm for Next Nadal and Federer (8/16/14)

Plans Filed for 150-Room, 26 Story LIC Hotel (8/16/2014)

Councilman Ulrich Allocates $25K to Clean Up Graffiti in the District (8/13/14)

Ozone Park Plaza Getting Makeover (8/12/14)

Rockaway Beach Rail Line Gaining Support (8/12/14)

Fresh Meadows Two-Story Mall to Open Soon (8/8/14)

Residents Nervous About Glendale Homeless Shelter Impact on Schools (8/7/14)

City Overlooks Law in Willets Point Project (8/4/14)

Launching Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (8/1/14)

July

DiNapoli: Rockaway Rail a Good Investment (7/31/14)

Businesses Vacating Rego Park Block (7/31/14)

Sandy Victims Seek Faster Help from the City (7/31/14)

NYCHA Launches New Data Website (7/31/14)

Flushing Commons Officially Breaks Ground (7/30/14)

Sandy Recovery Shows Signs of Real Progress (7/24/14)

Rockaway Ferry Service Stopping for Good this Fall (7/23/14)

Farmers Market Promotes Community and Healthy Living (7/16/10)

FAA Denies Motion to Delay Runway Improvements (7/11/14)

Bayside Village BID to Study Offering More Spots for Vehicles (7/10/14)

Consolidation Could Trim College Point Mail Center (7/10/14)

This is What the Kosciuszco Bridge Could Look Like (7/10/14)

City Warns Passengers of Lyft Crackdown as Taxi Service Prepares to Launch (7/10/14)

Revamped Kew Gardens Library to Open Next Summer (7/9/14)

Community Fights to Save Neighborhood Bank (7/9/14)

Art of Business is on Display in Sunnyside (7/9/14)

The "Cool New" in College Point (7/9/14)

Queensbridge Seawall Finally Reconstructed (7/7/14)

Beachhurst Neighboors Fighting to Keep Seawalls (7/3/14)

5th Street in LIC Will Soon Become One-Way Road (7/3/14)

Rockaway Calls on City to Keep Funding Ferry (7/3/14)

Number of Queens Residents Working in Manhattan Offices Declines (7/2/14)

Developers Finally Break Ground on Flushing Commons (7/2/14)

Kickboxing Gym and Waxing Center Coming to Center Boulevard (7/1/14)

June

More Delays for Street Project in Centreville (6/26/14)

Lawmakers Seek IBZ Improvements (6/26/14)

Time to Deliver on Jamaica Promises (6/26/14)

McDonald's Clears First Merrick Hurdle (6/26/14)

New Hotel Opens in Downtown Flushing (6/26/14)

Studio Square Site is Sold, Beer Garden Stays (6/25/14)

Island City Transformed (6/25/14)

Parks Dept. Planning to Revamp Mary Whelan Playground (6/25/14)

It's a New Day for LGA, JFK (6/25/14)

Boro Has Water Plus Ferries (6/25/14)

Downtown Jamaica on a Roll (6/25/14)

New Tech Hub Takes Shape (6/25/14)

Flushing Takes Off After Lull (6/24/14)

DOT to Reconstruct Roosevelt Ave. Bridge (6/12/14)

Laurelton Standing Tall Against Tower (6/12/14)

Retail Set for Former Rego Park Strip Club (6/12/14)

City to Study Howard Beach Flood Resiliency (6/12/14)

CB 10 Has Issues with Woodhaven Bus Lanes (6/12/14)

Pols to DOT: Act on PS 232 Corner Now (6/12/14)

Intersection Redesign Turns Controversial (6/12/14)

Addabbo Center Open At Last in Ozone Park (6/12/14)

Pan Am Hotel Turned Into Homeless Shelter (6/12/14)

Bayside Stores to Extend Thursday Hours (6/11/14)

Free Meals for Children to be Offered at Queens Library Locations (6/11/14)

Elevator, Subway Upgrades Slated for Lefferts Blvd Stop (6/9/14)

G Train Steps Up Service to Queens (6/9/14)

Record Crowds Mark Taste of LIC Despite Rainstorm (6/8/14)

One Fulton Square Hyatt Opens for Business (6/6/14)

Cuomo Signs Sandy Tax Legislation (6/5/14)

The Comptrollers View: Outlook for Queens Business is Positive (6/5/14)

Continental Pharmacy: Local Business Focuses on Customer Service (6/5/14)

Pa'lante Green Cleaning: Cleaning Cooperative for Sustainable Jobs (6/5/14)

Enigma Bookstore Looking to Stay Alive (6/5/14)

Deli Camera Gives Commuters a Heads Up on Bus Arrivals (6/5/14)

Diversity Plaza Festival Looking for Local Artists to Showcase (6/4/14)

Festival Brings Live Music and Shopping Opportunities to Forest Hills (6/4/14)

City Plans to Cut Culverts in Ridgewood Reservoir (6/4/14)

Pan American Hotel Set to Take Off Again As Hostel (6/3/14)

Where Freelancers Can Find Office Space in Western Queens (6/3/14)

Video Game Design, Free Food Coming to Queens Libraries This Summer (6/2/14)

May

Three Restaurants Pitching Their Eats for Spot at Citi Field (5/31/14)

Health Center to Build New Flushing Facility (5/30/14)

Jackson Heights BID Ready for Expansion (5/29/14)

Small Business Squeezed in Astoria (5/29/14)

Ridgewood Lot May Be Developed Into Homes (5/29/14)

Farina Pairs Schools with Arts Institutions (5/29/14)

A New Vision Seen for Downtown Douglaston (5/29/14)

Trailers to be Removed at Richmond Hills High School (5/29/14)

DOT Plans Redesign for Ridgewood Intersection (5/22/14)

Businesses Large and Small Flock to Biggest Trade Show in Queens (5/19/14)

Students Shine in Whitestone Bridge Drawing Competition (5/19/14)

Platforms at Five A Train Stations to be Refurbished at Ozone Park (5/18/14)

Station Elevators Open (5/17/14)

Foodies Rush to Taste of Bayside (5/17/14)

Community Group Holds Park Series (5/15/14)

Taste of Sunnyside Coming on Tuesday (5/15/14)

Flushing Fair to Link Immigrants, Services (5/15/14)

Forest Hills School Reaches the Century Mark (5/15/2014)

Condos Planned for Parkway Hospital Site (5/9/14)

UniverSoul Circus Comes to Queens (5/8/14)

Slow Zones to Cut Speed to 25 MPH on Northern, Queens Boulevards (5/9/14)

Queents Quiet Skies Hi-Fives Roundtables (5/8/14)

CB 7 Not Pleased With Willets Update (5/8/14)

City Officials Address Lindenwood Flooding (5/8/14)

Spring Creek Project Timetable Revealed (5/8/14)

Briarwood Residents Rip Subways Stop Delays (5/8/14)

Lack of Traffic Light Angers Residents (5/8/14)

Night Work to Speed Up Boulevard Rehab (5/8/14)

Preliminary Work Begins at Keith's (5/8/14)

City Nixed Plan for High School in Whitestone (5/2/14)

Kaufman Astoria Plans to Build 10th Sound Stage (5/2/14)

Jax. Heights Pedestrian Plaza Greets May with Arts and Music (5/2/14)

GJDC Helps Facilitate Housing Developments (5/1/14)

Briarwood Organization: A Century of Excellence (5/1/14)

Mattone Group Sees Bright Future in Queens (5/1/14)

Select Bus Coming to Woodhaven-Cross Bay (5/1/14)

Major Development In The Works In Astoria (5/1/14)

Greek School OK'd to Expand by CB 7 (5/1/14)

Upgrades Set for Bayside Hills Park (5/1/14)

State Official Explains Newtown Creek Funds (5/1/14)

April

Post-Recession Poverty in Queens Increases More Than Any Other Borough, Study Shows (4/30/14)

Another Theater Closes in Forest Hills to Make Way for an Urgent Care Center (4/29/14)

Rental Market Heating Up with Woodside Buildings (4/28/14)

Flushing Gay Rights Activist Honored With Street Co-Naming (4/27/14)

Success Academy Jamaica to Get a New Home in Rosedale (4/26/14)

Filmakers Hope to Bring Astoria to the Big Screen (4/26/14)

Shuttles May Come to Queens College (4/25/14)

Astoria Flea Gets Ready to Launch (4/25/14)

American Folk Art Museum Opening LIC Annex (4/24/14)

New Supermarket, Retail Coming to LIC (4/24/14)

Tap Into Queens Beer Week for Drinks and Fun (4/24/14)

5Pointz Artists Honor Their Fallen Home (4/17/14)

Watchmaker Moves East as Industrial Space Continues to Shrink in Long Island City (4/14/14)

Kennedy Airport Cuts Ribbon on City's Only Truck Stop (4/13/14)

Community Board 10 Elects Officers (4/13/14)

MTA Restores One Weekend of No. 7 Service for LIC Events (4/12/14)

Plazas Planned for 40th and 46th Streets, Under the 7 Train (4/10/14)

Queens Shopping Center Bringing in Retail Giants after Zoning Change (4/10/14)

The Cliffs at LIC Finally Allowed to Open After Delays (4/4/14)

24 Blocks in Astoria Designated Boro's First Art District (4/4/14)

Elmhurst Hospital Gets New Pavilion for Women (4/4/14)

First QueensWay Plans Shown to The Public (4/3/14)

Queens' Population Nears 2.3 Million (4/3/14)

Tree Givaways Set in Queens Locations (4/3/14)

Flushing Willets Point Corona LDC (4/314)

New Travel Plaza Opens at JFK (4/3/14)

Transmitter set to be LIC'S 3rd Microbrewery (4/2/14)

March

Full List of World's Fair Anniversary Events Announced (3/28/14)

Astoria Talks Traffic Safety (3/28/14)

High-end Hotel Set to Transform Jamaica (3/28/14)

Ozone Park street, Sewer Work Slated for Fall: City (3/28/14)

Land Use Committee Kills Whitestone Sidewalk Café (3/28/14)

Fence Damaged in Sandy Comes Down (3/27/14)

Vision Zero Town Hall Held in Astoria (3/27/14)

Howard Beach Unsure about Greenway Plan (3/27/14)

Sewer Fixes Coming to Maspeth Streets (3/27/14)

Health Insurer Fidelis Care Opens Ridgewood Office (3/27/14) 

Queens to Get Its First Art District in Astoria (3/26/14)

Threatened Willets Point Businesses Suing to Block Eminent Domain and Development of Massive Shopping Mall (3/26/14)

Many LIC Flea Vendor Favorites to Return for Market's Re-Opening (3/21/14)

Rep. Israel Writes Bill to Help Small Businesses (3/21/14)

CB 5 Considers Rezoning (3/21/14)

Irish Circle Site Up For Auction (3/21/14)

New Neighbors May Pinch Industrial Zone (3/21/14)

Flushing Food Cooperative Embarks on Third Season (3/21/14)

Developer Chooses Hilton Franchise for Jamaica Hotel (3/20/14)

Design For a New Main Terminal at LaGuardia Released (3/20/14)

Long Island City Marketing Campaign Delayed (3/20/14)

Borough Board Presents Budget Priorities (3/20/14)

Renderings of QueensWay Release (3/20/14)

Briarwood Station May Be Renamed(3/20/14)

Forest Hills' Parkway Hospital Sale Falls Through (3/20/14)

Culverts Coming to Ridgewood Reservoir (3/20/14)

City Dredging Newtown Lake(3/20/14)

Queens New Music Fest Returns to LIC (3/20/14)

Buyers Snap Up Luxe Long Island City Condos at Five27 (3/19/14)

February

LIC Architect Has Plans for Hot Restaurant Scene (2/28/14)

Astoria Resident Campaigns to Light Up Hell Gate Bridge (2/27/14)

Madelaine Chocolate Owners Make Case for More Federal Aid to Fix Storm Damage (2/27/14)

New Film Studios at Court Square (2/27/14)

CB 12 Mobilizing for Skate Park Campaign (2/27/14)

What Will Become of Industrial Zones? (2/27/14)

Woodhaven Residents Target Graffiti Problem (2/27/14)

De Blasio, In Queens, Announces 'Pothole Blitz" (2/20/14)

January

A year of recovery and reinvestments (1/2/2014)

One Fulton Square to open this year (1/2/2014)

New LIC gallery run by and for artists (1/2/2014)

Two libraries getting updates (1/2/2014)

A year of planes, trains and cars (1/2/2014)

Ups and downs in Neighborhoods (1/2/2014)

Points, Pointz and traffic lights (1/2/2014)

Good news: workforce grew as jobless rate fell (1/2/2014)

Briarwood construction end date pushed back (1/2/2014)