Queens residents are having their say now, but the state will have the final word on what goes up on 55 acres of a campus that’s been underused for decades.
They’re the entry level of local government, but what do community boards really do? And how are members chosen? It’s application season, so here’s a guide for anyone who wants to get involved.
The city’s live bird markets and slaughterhouses are, well, playing chicken with animal rights organizations pushing to permanently ban new operations here.
Concerns about breaking good habits and overflowing landfills are clouding otherwise sunny outcomes for popular program that’s gone on a winter break after just starting last fall.
It started with the inauguration of Mayor Eric Adams and a tragic fire in The Bronx and saw historic labor actions and a blistering election along the way.
Work to shut the isolated jail facilities in favor of smaller borough jails is moving ahead — even as the mayor calls for more people to be jailed.
A new state law will end store sales of those furry friends next December.
After THE CITY reported on the local mainstay’s likely closure, owners say they have new hope for a new lease on life.
See shells journey from dinner plates to docks as environmentalists and restaurateurs use mollusks to boost local ecology.
Water’s Edge in Long Island City is up for auction on the city government surplus website.
Now the issue is a repair to the pool’s special floor that’s 0% complete — and as the center is already scheduled to close, for at least another year, the summer after next.
The Army Corps of Engineers’ planned gates, meant to protect against future Sandy-like storms could help reduce moon-cycle deluges in oceanside neighborhoods. But some worry that they are not meant for such tidal use.
Council Advances All-Affordable Real Estate Project in East New York, and Partly Affordable One in Astoria
Charles Barron called the development in his district a model for others, while Julie Won took credit for “wins” while falling short of the affordable housing threshold she’d called for.
NYCFC will be crossing from The Bronx to Queens for a new soccer stadium that will be coupled with 2,500 so-called affordable housing units, local electeds and developers are expected to announce Wednesday.
Last year 369,000 people worked in tech jobs after a decade of fast growth. But following the meltdown of the Amazon Queens deal, nearly all those jobs are in Manhattan or Brooklyn.
It’s hosted pros and serves as a de facto community center, but with back rent due and developers circling the location, Steinway may be playing its last game.
Resigned Buildings Chief Eric Ulrich Gave Council Job to Co-Owner of Pizza Place Under Gambling Probe
The former DOB head hired Joseph Livreri as a City Council aide in 2019. Livreri is still working under Councilmember Joann Ariola, even as the Manhattan DA investigates possible mob ties.
Cross Bay Boulevard, a main evacuation route for residents of Broad Channel, is still in bad shape a decade after Superstorm Sandy.
Ten years after the superstorm of the century, the MTA isn’t done with efforts to protect its waterfront routes.
Tow Truck Guy Parked Derelict Cars on a Queens City Street for Years. Now They’re Getting the Heave-Ho.
Tomaso Tiseo has parked broken-down cars, buses, and trucks along a few blocks surrounding St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst for years, according to neighbors and elected officials.
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