Neighborhoods

Traffic Changes in Maspeth Bypass Continue

Traffic Changes in Maspeth Bypass Continue

A revised version of street changes in Maspeth—part of the Maspeth Truck Bypass Plan—was approved on Tuesday by Community Board 5’s Transportation Committee. It will…

Parks Shows off Carousel

Parks Shows off Carousel

As the Forest Park carousel whirred to life, the three prospective operators who are considering submitting proposals to operate the city-owned attraction stood next to…

Body Washes Up In Broad Channel

Body Washes Up In Broad Channel

Police from the 100th Precinct set up a crime scene in Broad Channel on Thursday morning when the body of an unidentified black male was…

Queens Cleans Up For Earth Day

With Earth Day around the corner, Queens politicians and community groups are asking residents to think sustainability. On April 30, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, the Communities…

Free Help for Struggling Homeowners

Thousands of Queens homeowners are in threat of losing their homes. As the foreclosure crisis grew, nefarious companies and banks started targeting desperate homeowners in…

Truck Enforcement Begins on Grand Ave.

Truck Enforcement Begins on Grand Ave.

After constant prodding from local civic groups, the NYPD and the city and state transportation officials have started to ticket trucks illegally travelling along Grand…

Smiles for Easter

Smiles for Easter

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District offered free pictures with the Easter Bunny last Saturday.  Pictured from left to right with the Easter Bunny are Maria…

All-Hands Fire on Crossbay Boulevard

All-Hands Fire on Crossbay Boulevard

An all-hands fire broke out in Claudine’s Hair Salon at 162-26 Crossbay Boulevard Sunday night, shortly after 11:30 pm. Store owner Claudine Noce, who has…