Local legislators introduce bill to reform how AMI is calculated for ‘affordable housing’

February 22, By Christian Murray

Two Queens legislators have introduced a bill that would change how ‘affordability’ is determined for affordable housing developments.

State Senator Michael Gianaris and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell have introduced legislation that would require developers to calculate who qualifies for affordable housing based on the average median income (AMI) of the zip code where the project is built.…

Comment Section likely to be changed, please fill out survey

Feb. 19, Staff Report

The comment section of the Sunnyside Post is likely to change following an increase in the number of mean-spirited responses in recent times.

The Sunnyside Posts comment section has rarely been moderated and that was largely because of the belief of “free speech,” as well as the share volume of them on a day-to-day basis.…

Police looking for missing Long Island City man

February 15, Staff Report

Police are searching for a man who went missing in Long Island City over the weekend.

According to the report, 31-year-old Daniel Kim, who lives at 43-10 Crescent Street, was reported missing, and was last seen on Saturday around 7 p.m.…

Valentine’s themed art show opens at the Plaxall Gallery Tuesday

February 13, By Hannah Wulkan

Artist collective LIC Artists will open its new Valentine’s themed show tomorrow at the Plaxall Gallery, a space on loan from the Long Island City-based plastics company.

The show, titled 8 Loves, will open with a celebration tomorrow night at the temporary gallery in the Plaxall building at 5-25 46th Avenue,…

Pizzeria’s quest to allow its patrons to drink beer in rear yard gets thumbs down from Community Board

February 10, By Christian Murray

A Vernon Blvd pizzeria is calling on the community board to allow it to serve alcohol to customers who use its backyard space.

L’inizio, an old-school pizzeria located at 47-23 Vernon Boulevard, went before Community Board 2’s City Services/Public Safety Committee in Long Island City Wednesday night seeking permission for its patrons to drink wine and beer in its rear yard.…

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