Seasonal Landscaping

Employment Opportunity in Maspeth Queens – Seasonal landscaping positions! Monday-Friday 8-4:30. Please contact 718-335-2500 if you’re interested or have any questions! Feel free to share! No experience necessary and must be at least 17 years of age.

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Construction of 321 bioswales begins in Ridgewood, Maspeth and Sunnyside
Photo courtesy DEP Flickr

Newtown Creek is about to get a little bit cleaner. On Wednesday, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced that construction recently began on approximately 321 curbside gardens — known as bioswales — throughout Ridgewood, Maspeth and Sunnyside. The bioswales will collect stormwater runoff to help reduce the levels of […]

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Cops take gun, crack cocaine and fireworks off the streets in Maspeth
Photos courtesy 104th Precinct

Officers from the 104th Precinct’s Anti-Crime Team hit the trifecta on Sunday, May 22, as they arrested two individuals for possession of a firearm, crack cocaine and fireworks in Maspeth. The arrests occurred at the intersection of 58th Street and 55th Drive at approximately 2:46 a.m. Sunday. The Queens District Attorney’s office identified the individuals […]

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Happy birthday! Middle Village is pretty fly for 200 years old
A trolley outside of the old Niederstein's Restaurant.

Get ready to celebrate Middle Village. This year marks the bicentennial for this Queens neighborhood! Middle Village was originally settled 200 years ago in 1816 and was established as the midway point for travelers going between the bays of Williamsburg and Jamaica, appropriately giving it the name Middle Village. Shortly after the Williamsburg-Jamaica Turnpike opened […]

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Massage parlor worker offers a ‘hand job’ to an undercover cop and three other arrests in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park
Photo via Google Maps

The NYPD is continuing to keep a tight grip on illegal activities at massage parlors in Queens. Four workers at three locations in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park were arrested on May 19 in the Queens North Vice Enforcement Unit’s latest undercover sting operation, police reported on Wednesday. Shu Feng Lin, 44, was arrested at her […]

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