School and library upgrades are coming Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village through participatory budgeting
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The community has spoken and the results are in. More than 2,400 votes were cast and the final tallies have been counted in Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s District 30 participatory budgeting cycle where community members were able to vote on how they would like to see $1 million spent, and the big winners are the schools and […]

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See how the city plans to make streets in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth & Middle Village cleaner
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Shopping strips in Ridgewood, Glendale, Maspeth and Middle Village will soon receive a major spring cleaning. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley previously wrote to the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) to request that the commercial corridors in the confines of Community Board 5 — Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, Myrtle Avenue in Glendale, Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood, Metropolitan Avenue in […]

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Queens Beer Week will take over 70 bars and breweries across the borough in May
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Raise your pint glasses and say cheers! The third annual Queens Beer Week is right around the corner. Queens Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of all things beer from the “World’s Borough” that stretches across more than 70 venues, with special events including tap takeovers, brewery tours and special releases. Though it officially starts on […]

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Queens Tiles Unlimited is giving away T-shirts to readers who know the difference between porcelain and natural stone tile
Queens Tiles Unlimited Porcelain VS natural stone

If you’re renovating your home and interested in the latest innovations and getting the best possible materials and guidance to ensure the job is handled correctly, then you owe it to yourself to visit the experts at Tiles Unlimited of Queens. Case in point: porcelain vs. natural stone. Let the Battle Begin For nearly two […]

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Glendale lot vacant for six decades gets thumbs-up from community board for mixed-use building
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

It’s been vacant for six decades, but a Glendale lot may soon see a shovel in the ground. Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted to approve variance requests to build a mixed-use building on the empty lot on the corner of Myrtle Avenue and 74th Street in Glendale. The owner of the lot, located at […]

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