Video shows minivan crashing into cyclist at a Long Island City intersection

The NYPD is looking for the driver who collided with a cyclist in a designated bicycle lane before driving off in Long Island City. Officers responded to a 911 call at 6 p.m. on Nov. 11 regarding a motor vehicle accident involving a bicyclist at the intersection of Borden Avenue and Greenpoint Avenue. Upon their arrival, […]

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Long Island City hotel construction project acquires $46 million in funding

Construction on a hotel that’s meant to be built in Long Island City has acquired $46 million in funding. Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. (MMCC) arranged for the funding for a Staybridge Suites, located at 38-61 11th St. The hotel, which is a part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group’s extended stay brand, will be 180,000 square feet […]

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New York City investor recapitalizes Long Island City office building for $438 million

BY SAMANTHA WANDERER Innovo Property Group (IPG), a New York City-based real estate investment and operating company, closed a $438 million recapitalization of 24-02 49th Ave. in Long Island City. This was done through an equity joint venture with Nan Fung Group and debt from Axonic Capital and affiliates of Athene Annuity and Life Insurance […]

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Op-Ed: Astoria ferry needs a direct connection to Manhattan from Halletts Point

BY CLAUDIA COGER From the tip of Halletts Point in Astoria, the Upper East Side of Manhattan looks so close you can almost touch it. Only 1,500 feet of open water separates these two neighborhoods. But try getting there from here. If you want to take a ferry, you need to sail south along the […]

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This week on the QNS podcast: Election recap and we talk with two Long Island City-based musicians about their new album

Welcome back to the QNS Podcast, a weekly look at the week’s biggest Queens news. Hosted by Jacob Kaye and reporter Angélica Acevedo, each show will take a look at the week’s most important stories from across the borough and across topics. We gave a quick recap of the elections: Melinda Katz cruised to victory […]

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