Bayside struggles to shovel out after Blizzard of 2016
Photos by The Queens Courier staff

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Queens continues to shovel its way out of this weekend’s mess, after the Blizzard of 2016 dumped more than 2 feet of snow on the borough. Conditions in Bayside are hardly ideal. Though Bell Boulevard is reasonably plowed and most cars can get through, the snowbanks make parking nearly impossible. Walk more than half a […]

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Bayside native creates craft beer startup
Image courtesy of Bayside Brewery

Bayside — a neighborhood famous for its bars — will now be able to drink beer created by one of its very own with the arrival of the newest craft beer startup, Bayside Brewery. Neighborhood native Anthony Losardo founded the company at age 21 in 2012. At the time, he was looking for a way to control his […]

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Objections over Woodhaven Boulevard bus plan voiced at CB 9 meeting
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BY BROOKE SMITH The overwhelming opposition to the Select Bus Service (SBS) plan on Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevard took center stage during Tuesday night’s Community Board 9 (CB 9) meeting at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens. Representatives from the Department of Transportation (DOT) and MTA NYC Transit were on hand to explain how the plans […]

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Blog: Northern Queens real estate market was quite active in 2015
Photo via Facebook/The Grand at Sky View Parc

Last year proved to be very busy in the Northern Queens commercial real estate market. Throughout the first three quarters of the year, Northern Queens experienced heavy activity focused in mixed-use and retail properties, while across the whole Queens Market retail buildings and development sites saw the largest dollar volume growth. Compared to 2014, the dollar […]

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Howard Beach retail and office center sold for record price
Photo courtesy of Alex Catalano

It’s kind of a big deal on Cross Bay Boulevard. The Pan Bay Center, a 50,000-square-foot commercial space in the heart of Howard Beach’s main shopping strip, was recently sold for a record-setting $27 million to Urban Edge Properties. A publicly traded real estate investment trust, Urban Edge Properties owns 83 properties accounting for 14.8 […]

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