Real Estate

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011


City prepares to banish tractor trailers from Maspeth

The city will begin implementing the long-awaited truck bypass plan to route tractor trailers around Maspeth beginning in October. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011


Millions from EDC could have gone to city projects: Liu

The city comptroller’s office’s audit of the city Economic Development Corp. revealed the agency has been holding on to more than $9 million in public purpose funds, $344,659 of which is in an untouched fund that dates back to 1982 and was intended to be used to rehabilitate an area around Astoria Studios. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011

Jackson Heights

Jax Hts. takes stand against stand

About 50 business owners and activists crowded onto the northeast corner and out onto the street near 74th Street and 37th Road in Jackson Heights Monday to lambaste the city Departments of Transportation and Consumer Affairs for allowing a newsstand to be constructed there. Comment.

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Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011


Residents rip Creedmoor project

An Indian group proposing senior housing and a cultural center on the ground of Creedmoor was grilled on its plans by a testy crowd during a public hearing last week in Bellerose. Comment.

City eyes hospital for landmark

The president of the Central Queens Historical Association said southeast Queens has been lucky to have several of its buildings and neighborhoods recognized by the city as official landmarks and there are still more places that deserve recognition, including Mary Immaculate Hospital. Comment.
Little Neck

Neighbors cry foul over use of Little Neck lot

Do not use our community as your storage lot. Comment.

Bayside Getty gets city OK

The city Board of Standards and Appeals voted last week to renew a variance for the Getty gas station on Northern Boulevard and that decision has stirred up some of the old emotions that seem to come out any time that particular board is mentioned. Comment.

Indian Center tried to buy support: Finkelstein

Citing a lack of information, Community Board 13 tabled a vote on a controversial plan by an Indian group to build senior housing and a community center on the grounds of the Creedmoor campus, but the meeting did not come without fireworks. Comment.
Jamaica Hills

Tietz Center renovation receives praise from pols

After two years, The Margaret Tietz Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jamaica Hills held the grand opening Friday for its newly renovated facility on Chapin Parkway with the help of elected officials. Comment.

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