Real Estate

Monday, Jan. 2, 2012


Koo not clear on what area he represents

In a story that ran Nov. 30 on “Fox 5 News,” Ashley Mastronardi reported on the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association’s efforts to receive New York City Landmark Historic District status for its neighborhood. Broadway-Flushing has already been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, with more than 1,300 properties within its boundaries. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012


Jamaica tenants sue over poor conditions

A group of Jamaica tenants has taken its landlord to court on grounds that the company left them in intolerable conditions despite numerous complaints and calls for help. Comment.

CB 12 Wrong on Group Home

Community Board 12 members are up in arms over an application by Birch Family Services to open a group home. Birch is seeking to create a home for six autistic 21-year-olds. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011

Real Estate

Development projects thrive on paper only

It has been a year of striking deals and submitting plans for development projects in Queens, but the borough has seen little physical progress and sometimes fierce opposition to ambitious proposals as 2011 draws to a close. Comment.

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Festive decorations twinkle throughout Queens

Holiday decorations light up the night. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 30, 2011


City should take over vacant Whitestone lot: Avella

An abandoned plot of land in Whitestone has been an eyesore and health hazard in the community for around a decade, and a lawmaker said the city has passed the buck onto private agencies without ensuring something is done. Comments (2).

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011

College Point

Beep rejects College Pt. spa

Borough President Helen Marshall gave two thumbs down to plans for another spa in College Point last week. Comments (1).

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