2018-07-11 E-Edition

It’s In Queens! (July 12 to July 18)



Spiders, graft, funky dawgz, and salad allergies are about to descend on Queens this week. But don’t worry, they’re friendly – and they’ll mix with plenty of outdoor concerts, a few film festivals, dance, and an annual walking tour. July 12, Jazz in the Park, 6:30 pm. Saxophonist Eric Wyatt, a seasoned performer, brings his commanding tone for a night […]

Please Water: Street Trees During Heat Waves



City Department of Parks officials are urging Queens residents and businesses to water street trees during hot summer months and extreme heat waves with little or no rain. Officials are asking Queens residents to water street trees each evening during hot, dry stretches to make sure they make it through the summer. “Street trees are alive. They provide us with […]

32nd Street Development



The owner of a parcel at 37-29 32nd Street in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City has filed for permits to develop a six-story, mixed-use building at the site. The building will feature 10 apartments on floors two through five, one duplex apartment on the first floor and cellar level, and commercial space on the first floor and […]

Hunt Gunman In Garage Attack



Police are searching for a man who assaulted a parking attendant before stealing a car from a Rego Park garage. Cops said the armed suspect was caught on surveillance footage approaching the 59-year-old parking attendant at about 2:20 p.m. on June 30th, asking id he could take a vehicle from the garage on Queens Boulevard near 62nd Place in Rego […]

YIMBY Reveals Exclusive Rendering Of LIC Project



The YIMBY (Yes, In My Back Yard) website has released exclusive renderings of a development planned for a parcel at 37-01 37th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City. As reported by the Gazette earlier this year, two buildings and a parking lot formerly utilized by a film equipment rental firm will soon face a wrecking ball […]

Century-Old Kew Gardens Tudor Faces Demolition



A century-old home in Kew Gardens is facing demolition to make way for development of a seven-story apartment building at the site. The three-story Tudor style home at 116-17 Grosvenor Lane was built in 1899—one of many homes located in a forest-like setting. The Grosvenor Realty Group acquired the property in September, 2017 for $1.35 million and has announced plans […]

LIC SUMMIT Brings Developers, Investors Together At MMI



On Tuesday June 19, hundreds of developers, investors and building and construction leaders joined together to learn about the master plan to build and develop Long Island City.The President of the MTA said, “We will transform the subways and busses into meaning transportation. We will push on to put elevators in ASTORIA and LIC. Council member Jimmy Van Bramer, “The […]

Resorts World Casino New York City Announces More July Entertainment And Events



The party didn’t end on the Fourth—celebrate every night of July at Resorts World Casino New York City with live music, dancing, and exciting promotions! Join RWCNYC in its Bar 360 space every night of the month for live entertainment including: • Karaoke Mondays from 8 pm-11 pm • Latin Tuesdays with salsa lessons from 7:30-8 pm and live performances […]

Leadership Excellence: Serving the Community with Pride



The Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) instructors and cadets of Franklin K. Lane (FKL) Educational Campus recently earned the prestigious Distinguished Unit Award: Lt. Col Ralph Gracia and MSgt. Eddie Carr provided outstanding leadership and mentoring in administering the cadet-centered citizenship program. The FKL Educational Campus’ cadets performed exceptionally, taking great pride in leading and accomplishing the unit’s goals. A […]