EXCLUSIVE: Local lawmaker calls on MTA to delay start of M train repairs until emergency DOT project is complete
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The traffic nightmare of next year’s repairs to the M train could be even worse. As the MTA begins preparations for Phase 1 of the project that will close the entire line for two whole months, they may run into some problems with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) emergency replacement of the severely damaged deck of […]

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Three-story apartment building with community BBQ in Ridgewood on sale for $7.5M
Photo couresty Greiner Maltz Investment Properties

A three-story apartment building on Grove Street in Ridgewood is on the market for $7.5 million, according to Greiner Maltz Investment Properties. The newly built property, located at 59-25 Grove St., contains 15 two-bedroom units where all tenants are responsible for paying their own utilities, and can pull in a gross annual income of $364,740 […]

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UPDATE: Subway mess in western Queens set off by bandit who tried to rob a teenager
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The commuting nightmare that froze four major subway lines in western Queens during this morning’s rush hour was sparked by an alleged cellphone thief who went on the run and onto the tracks. MTA New York City Transit described the “series of events” in a long post on its Facebook page on Tuesday morning. At about […]

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Wi-Fi, farmers market, mural are among community suggestions for Myrtle/Wyckoff pedestrian plaza
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

What do you think should be at a pedestrian plaza at Myrtle/Wyckoff avenues? That is what the Department of Transportation (DOT) wanted to know from the people who would be using the plaza the most, commuters, during a Vision Zero public workshop held at I.S. 77 in Ridgewood on Tuesday, March 29. The plaza will permanently close […]

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M train shutdown in 2017 already has many local commuters wondering how they’ll get around
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Residents of the greater Ridgewood area are wondering about how next summer’s reconstruction of the M line will impact their ability to travel around town. The M train is the primary mode of public transportation into Brooklyn and Manhattan for the residents of Community Board 5 (CB 5) area. The MTA will close the entire Myrtle Avenue Line […]

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