2015

October

Astoria gets its art on at fourth annual week-long festival (10/15/2015)

Empty lot could be a middle school (10/15/2015)

Elmhurst LIRR Station Could Reopen Under New MTA Budget (10/14/2015)

Flushing chamber kicks off credit-lending program for area businesses (10/09/2015)

MAP: Residents Settle Longstanding Debate Over Jackson Heights' Borders (10/01/2015)

Affordable Housing Program Gets No Interest From Developers in Queens (10/01/2015)

Artists to Set Up Shop in LIC Hotels for Monthlong 'Hotel Wars' Challenge (10/01/2015)

September

EDC, Flushing chamber to survey small businesses in Flushing (09/29/2015)

Brookville Park To See Further Improvements (09/25/2015)

Constantinides presents plan for Astoria waterfront revitalization (09/24/2015)

MTA seeks community partner to repurpose 2 railroad bridges (09/24/2015)

New universal pre-K site for Ravenswood (09/24/2015)

Linden Place school rejected by CB 7 (09/24/2015)

CB 7 gives thumbs down to SBS plan (09/24/2015)

LIC property across from former 5Pointz site hits the market for $34M (09/24/2015)

Officials announce Jamaica Ave. study (09/24/2015)

City launching flood insurance survey (09/24/2015)

Lease approved to turn TWA Flight Center into hotel (09/24/2015)

Supermarket opens food court, party room (09/24/2015)

Officials to continue fight on parking issue (09/24/2015)

East Elmhurst library will be expanded (09/23/2015)

Richmond Hill street named after NYPD legend Jack Maple (09/24/2015)

Record crowd attends US Open's first day(09/03/2015)

Shipping service center affiliated with Amazon moving to Ridgewood (09/03/2015)

Activists Want Your Suggestions on Most Dangerous Streets in Eastern Queens (09/02/2015)

Share Your Immigrant Story and Help Shape Queens' History (09/1/2015)

October

Kew Gardens Plans Outdoor Art Fair (08/28/2015)

York College Awarded $3 Million In Grants (08/28/2015)

Queensbridge Houses Will Get New Roofs (08/28/2015)

New shelter opens in East Elmhurst (08/27/2015)

Longtime Sunnyside Irish Pub closing down (08/24/2015)

Major construction begins on Kosciuszco Bridge (08/24/2015)

NE Queens senior centers receive $20,000 (08/23/2015)

National retailer comes to downtown Jamaica (08/21/2015)

Pols push to keep JFK employees from parking on Howard Beach streets (08/21/2015)

West Nile spraying to target northeast Queens (08/21/2015)

Public invited to September participatory budgeting meetings in 30th Council District (08/21/2015)

ACS drops plans to house teen offenders (08/20/2015)

Pan Am contract filed once again (08/20/2015)

City drops its appeal of court's decision against Willets West development (08/20/2015)

Queens workers owed  $800K in unclaimed back wages: comptroller (08/20/2015)

YMCA brings new youth workforce program to Jamaica (08/19/2015)

New bus lanes coming to Woodhaven Boulevard (08/19/2015)

Groundbreaking ceremony launches renovations at Mary Whalen Playground in Forest Park (08/18/2015)

Borough has the most public tennis courts in city (08/18/2015)

City Planning puts annual census data at your fingerprints (08/18/2015)

City drops plan for juvenile home in Queens village (08/18/2015)

City Council panels approve construction of new school in Ozone Park (08/17/2015)

Macy's moves part of its operations to Long Island City (08/17/2015)

Unemployment down across city, Queens (08/13/2015)

ACS spending being probed by Stringer (08/13/2015)

Kosciuszko Bridge on budget and on time (08/13/2015)

Stringer approves juvie house contract (08/13/2015)

U.S. senators secure grant for JFK runway (08/13/2015)

Katz allocates $32M for parks in Queens (08/13/2015)

Former Kew Gardens jail sits in limbo (08/13/2015)

Potholes cost city $138 million (08/06/2015)

Support grows for LIC BID expansion (08/06/2015)

New name given to hospital (08/06/2015)

Residents fear Hollis Ave. homeless shelter (08/06/2015)

Boro businesses see drop in fines by city (08/06/2015)

Flood relief not soon enough for many in SE Queens (08/06/2015) 

Curbing sidewalk parking on Northern Blvd. (08/06/2015)

Task force opposes planned left turn ban (08/06/2015)

Construction Starts on $1.7M Overhaul of Astoria Playground (08/04/2015)

Queens College gets federal grant for disability services project (08/04/2015)

Katz gives $14 million to Queens Library for capital improvements (08/03/2015)

Jackson Heights, Elmhurst district schools to receive $2.4M in funding (08/03/2015)

Upgrades to begin on Woodhaven playground (08/03/2015)

Borough president secures millions for south Queens library renovations (08/03/2015)

July

Residents focus on affordable housing during Flushing West rezoning meeting (07/31/2015)

Historical JFK site to become a hotel (07/30/2015)

Jamaica residents seek a fair housing process (07/30/2015)

Mayor visits Woodside to mark the start of the Queens redesign project (07/30/2015)

New Pre-K to Open in Shuttered Astoria Catholic School Building (07/29/2015)

North Shore Towers to host Queens Courier District 23 debate (07/29/2015)

Buildings Department nixes Glendale homeless shelter floor plans (07/28/2015)

$3M more invested into Hunters Point Community Library (07/28/2015)

LaGuardia Airport to get $4 billion, '21st century' overhaul (07/27/2015)

City Council passes Sandy zoning amendment (07/24/2015)

Bill to rename Court Square passes Council (07/24/2015)

District 23 holds first City Council debate (07/23/2015)

Curbing trash woes in Western Queens (07/23/2016)

New cans to tackle litter and dumping (07/23/2015)

Flushing Commons to start rising soon (07/23/2015)

LIC BID looks to add sub-district (07/23/2015)

Capital improvements coming to Qns. CUNYs (07/23/2015)

Queens Boulevard redesign begins (07/23/2015)

Feds launch safety review of NY&A (07/23/2015)

Work begins on Lindenwood circle (07/23/2015)

Uber, de Blasio come to a last-minute agreement (07/23/2015)

Supermarket chains buy up Waldbaums (07/23/2015)

Parks Development to unveil plans for Travers Park in Jackson Heights (07/22/2015) 

Borough hall parking garage's demolition pinches parking in area (07/22/2015)

Peralta's 5th annual jobs fair puts people to work (07/21/2015)

The Snake Road in Rosedale gets safe (07/20/2015)

Landmarks Preservation Commission begin public review of Queens properties (07/17/2015)

Eastern Forest Park gets $1.9 million improvements (07/17/2015)

Hallets Point Worker Co-op Plan to Bring Jobs and Lets Staff Become Owners (07/17/2015)

Constantinides named chairman of Environmental Protection Committee (07/16/2015)

Lighting the way near Brookville Park (07/16/2015)

Free High-Speed Internet Coming to Five Public Housing Developments (07/16/2015)

Parking meters upgraded along Bayside's Bell Boulevard (07/16/2015)

Participatory budgeting coming to District 30 (07/16/2015)

Katz: GJDC tax ruling won't hurt Jamaica Now (07/16/2015)

Queens home prices rising so far in '15 (07/16/2015)

Crowley to introduce light rail train idea to City Planning (07/16/2015)

Boro ranks last in affordable housing (07/16/2015)

Central Queens residents get more time to comment on waste from rail cars (07/15/2015)

New bus lanes expected to improve travel times along Woodhaven Boulevard (07/15/2015)

It's In Queens! (July 16 to July 22) (07/15/2015)

Pols want more right of way hours for train commuters along Rockaway bridge (07/14/2015)

Pols, community leaders oppose plan for high school on Linden Place (07/14/2015)

West Flushing upzoning opens the door for new opportunities (07/14/2015)

Boro schools get tech upgrades from city budget (07/13/2015)

City budget funds major Southeast Queens initiatives (07/13/2015)

Second section of boardwalk reopens in Rockaway (07/13/2015)

Civic Virtue statue site to be overhauled (07/11/2015)

Protected bike lanes open on Greenpoint Avenue Bridge connecting Sunnyside and Brooklyn (07/10/2015)

Steinway Mansion concern continues (07/09/2015)

Fatal Hit-and-Run Spurs Call for Traffic Changes Near Astoria Park (07/09/2015)

Pan Am Shelter's Application Denied for Second Time by Comptroller (07/09/2015)

9 Things to Do in Your Queens Neighborhood This Weekend (07/09/2015)

Court ruling may not be end of Willets West case (07/09/2015)

Law to regulate clothing receptacles included in omnibus bill (07/08/2015)

Unveil Corridor Safety Improvements To 21st Street (07/08/2015)

Two Sandy bills will help recovery funds (07/07/2015)

Study: Bell Boulevard needs nearly a thousand more parking spots (07/07/2015)

Students from P.S. 207 in Howard Beach call for traffic safety (07/07/2015)

Comptrollers audit finds NYCHA apartments empty for years including Ravenswood Houses (07/03/2015)

Energy exec now heads Queens Chamber of Commerce (07/02/15)

Boys and Girls Club gets its funding (07/02/15)

Court blocks Willets West mall project (07/02/15)

DOT rolls out details for 111th St. upgrades (07/02/15)

HBL-Civic blasts bus lane proposal (07/02/15)

City appeals FEMA's proposed flood maps (07/02/15)

June

District 19 to get $14 million in 2015-15 city budget (06/29/15) 

US Open job fair to be held July 7 for Queens residents (06/29/15) 

Free WiFi and Charging Stations Coming to Corona Plaza (06/29/15) 

Queens City Councilman named head of zoning committee (06/27/15)

Safety improvements unveiled at 'deadly' Astoria intersection (06/26/15)

Newly built Rego Park office building put up for sale for nearly $8M (06/26/15)

Barneys takes space in Long Island City building (06/26/15)

Plan to Revitalize Jamaica to be Overseen by New Group (06/26/15)

Jamaica site with big development potential sells after big bidding war (06/25/15) 

Katz names Jamaica Leadership Council (06/25/15)

Flushing shopping center has new owner (06/25/15) 

GoSmart NYC launches in Community Board 5 (06/25/15)

Mayor, Council strike $78.5B budget deal (06/25/15)

Jamaica Bay Restoration Kicks Off (06/25/15)

Construction of Women's Plaza in Kew Gardens to Begin in Fall, City says (06/24/15)

Free Wi-Fi Comes To Astoria's Business District (06/24/15)

It's In Queens! (June 25 to July 1) (06/24/15)

Award-winning LIC office building for sale, could see conversion (06/24/15) 

CM Van Bramer: More schools coming soon to Long Island City (06/24/15)

Women's clothing rental service and Manhattan data firm sign leases in LIC building (06/24/15) 

Flushing development update: lack of space, increasing demand (06/23/15)

LIC Flea & Food to have night market on Fourth of July (06/19/15) 

Great Hall Reopens at NYSCI After $25M Renovation (06/19/15) 

Riders Alliance starts SBS survey (06/18/15)

Residential and retail complex planned for former LIC Paragon Paint Factory (06/17/15)

Macedonia Plaza officially unveiled (06/11/15)

April

Express bus foes want '50s train back (04/24/15)

Briarwood gets subway stop named solely for neighborhood (04/24/15)

Clock Tower May Be Landmarked (04/23/15)

In Woodhaven, A Mixed Reception To SBS Plan (04/23/15)

2 New Condo Buildings Coming to Rental-Heavy Hunters Point This Spring (04/23/15)

City Planning Renovation and Expansion for Elmhurst Hospital's ER (04/23/15)

Army Corps Planning Queens Flood Barriers (04/15/15)

Businesses Say 'No' Main Street Bus-Only Lanes (04/15/15)

Prank Shines New Light On Neglected Park (04/14/15)

Goldfeder Urges Cleanup Of Cross Bay Bridge Parking Lot (04/08/15)

It's In Queens! (April 9 to April 15) (04/08/15)

Whitestone community group wants park on vacant sites (04/07/15)

Former LIC cigar factory could be converted for residential use (04/07/15)

As Landmarks Law turns 50, Queens will celebrate 'Landmarks Month' (04/07/15)

City Planning extends public comment period for mayor's citywide rezoning plan (04/08/15)

LeFrak city cuts ribbon on new courtyard as part of multi-million dollar renovation (04/08/15)

In the Works: A Rundown of recently Conceived Future Constructs in Queens (04/02/15)

Ridgewood: Not the New Williamsburg... Yet. (04/02/15)

'Immaculate' Concept for Defunct Hospital (04/02/15)

Zoning could be Curbing interest on Parkway (04/02/15)

Flushing's Transformation: A bedroom community turned Local Hub (04/02/15)

On The Rise: 28 on 28th in Long Island City, Queens' tallest residential tower (04/02/15)

Queens 'Boulevard of Death' to get $100 Million renovation to improve safety (04/01/15)

March

City seeks to Modernize zoning rules to bolster affordable housing (03/31/15)

NYC Water Rates Set to Go Up Again this July (03/30/15)

CIti Bike to double number of stations, add bikes throughout Queens, Brooklyn, and Harlem (03/30/15)

Proposal helps flood problem, Nature, in Jamaica Bay (03/30/15)

Flushing Real Estate Seeking New Heights (03/27/15)

Not budging on Move NY Opposition (03/19/15)

CB5 Says Rail Tunnel is not a viable option (03/19/15)

City Funds $100M for Queens Blvd Redesign (03/13/15)

VA Columbarium Proposed in St. Albans (03/27/15)

DOT Repairs Springfield Gardens Street (03/27/15)

DOT Chooses Ambitious Select Bus Plan (03/27/15)

Civic Decries Vandalism at 'Eyesore' Construction Site (03/26/15)

DOT proposes expanding bike network in CB5 area (03/25/15)

Plans for Tallest Queens building move forward as MTA sell development rights (03/26/15)

DSNY to expand curbside food and yard waste recycling collection (03/27/15)

Repairs to disrupt service on E, F, M, R lines in Queens (03/27/15)

DEP Must Commit to Community Negotiations on Newtown Creek; Katz (03/27/15)

New Plan for RKO Keith's Theater Approved by CB7 (03/27/15)

Q103 Bus Service Now Permanent in Astoria and Long Island City (03/27/15)

Maspeth to get Bioswales (03/18/15)

MTA to award contract to rebuild Queens Midtown Tunnel (03/23/15)

Hundreds of Luxury Apartments Planned for Former Hospital Site in Jamaica (03/24/15)

Hotels coming to Fresh Meadows (03/18/15)

Brookville Park Approved for Face Lift (03/24/15)

Long-Delayed College Pt. Project to be Complete by April: DEP (03/20/15)

Exterior lights tested at New York State Pavilion (03/05/15)

Phase One of Linden Place project to open this Spring: EDC (03/11/15)

Don Tapas Opens at the Falchi Building in LIC (03/10/15)

Groups ask city to fund Willets Point street repair (03/09/15)

Award Winning Gin to be produced in first Queens distillery since Prohibition (03/06/15)

NE Queens Residents Identify Bus Problems at MTA workshop (03/06/15)

Plans for a Convention Center Scaled Back to a Conference Hotel (03/06/15)

More Big Plans for Sunnyside Shines (03/05/15)

City Landmarks Hawthorne Court (03/05/15)

Gomes Elected CB 9 District Manager (03/05/15)

CB 11 Rejects Club House Project in Oakland Gardens (03/05/15)

Groups Criticize New Aviation Roundtable Proposal (03/05/15)

Citi Offers Up A Vacant Parcel in Court Square (03/05/15)

Queens World Film Festival to Kick off Fifth Year (03/05/15)

LIC Flea & Food Set to Open for Third Season in April (03/05/15)

February

Port Authority Lays out Plans for Queens' Airports (02/27/15)

What to Do in Queens this Weekend and Beyond (02/27/15)

Optimism High For Queens Small Businesses but Hiring Still Slow: Report (02/27/15)

Terminal B Redevelopment on Hold At LaGuardia while FEMA funds Storm Preparedness (02/26/15)

St. Patrick's Parades Ready to Step Off in Borough (02/26/15)

More Support for the JH-C Bid Idea? (02/26/15)

Schwartz says New Toll Plan Good For Queens (02/26/15)

It's In Queens! (February 26 to March 4) (02/25/15)

MTA Workshop to Discuss Bus Service in NE Queens (02/23/15)

Who's Who of Western Queens Examines the Future of Astoria, LIC (02/23/15)

MTA Awards Contracts for LIRR Corridor at Grand Central (02/22/15)

DOT Rolls Out Queens Pedestrian Safety Plan (02/20/15)

Durst Organization Acquires Final Parcel to Begin Hallets Point Project (02/20/15)

FEMA Allocates Nearly $500 Million to rebuild Rockaway boardwalk (02/20/15)

Plans to Improve Park on the Table (02/19/15)

Ozone Park Biz gets Green from the DEP (02/19/15)

No Quick Fix Seen for Linden, or Extension (02/19/15)

City Rolls Out Queens Vision Zero Strategy (02/19/15)

City Plans to Launch Express Bus Service between Flushing and Jamaica this Year (02/11/15)

MAP: See Where the City Has Been Setting Up New Homeless Shelters in Queens (02/10/15)

Melva Miller to Become Next Deputy Borough President (02/10/15)

NYC Tourism Records driving Queens Hotel Boom (02/09/15)

All On Board with Sunnyside Yards? (02/06/15)

Queens-bound platform of Rockaway Boulevard A Train station to Close for Months (02/06/15)

Queens: City's Mecca of New Construction (02/05/15)

City Aims to Turn South Jamaica Lots into Housing (02/05/15)

Queens' Best Bargain Neighborhoods (02/05/15)

Queens Symphony Director Steps Down (02/05/15)

Big Plans for Queens in Mayor's State of The City (02/05/15)

Oakland Gardens Residents Fight Plans to Clear Woodland For a Parking Lot (02/05/15)

Plan to Overhaul Archer Ave. Near AirTrain Station May Take up to 5 Years (02/05/15)

New Ferry System will benefit burgeoning Astoria waterfront (02/04/15)

City Renews Express Bus Service Plans between Jamaica and Flushing after Nod from Mayor (02/04/15)