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Leasing Begins for Queens Plaza Development, Includes Bedrooms for Rent

April 20, 2018 By Christian Murray The developers of a 43-story, glass tower in Queens Plaza have announced that they have started to lease units—including shared micro apartments where tenants can rent fully-furnished bedrooms. The building, called ALTA LIC, is a 467-unit rental building located at 29-22 Northern Boulevard. Floors 2 through 15 contain shared… Read more »

Colorful Canoe Sculptures Heading to Hunters Point South Park Next Month

April 18, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez A temporary sculptural installation will be heading to Hunters Point South Park in May. “Convene”, the name of the installation by artist Xaviera Simmons, features a series of colorful aluminum canoes that attempt to capture Long Island City and Astoria’s demographic history. The canoes, according to the project’s description,… Read more »

Playground, Basketball Court Renovations Begin at Queensbridge Houses

April 18, 2018 By Nathaly Pesantez Renovations for a playground and basketball courts at the Queensbridge Houses are in the works, with Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer holding a ground breaking ceremony for one of multiple courts there yesterday. The repairs to the basketballs courts at the Queensbridge Houses stem from the 2016 participatory budgeting cycle,… Read more »

Constantinides Likely to Run for Queens Borough President

April 16, 2018 By Christian Murray Councilmember Costa Constantinides plans to run for higher office in 2021 and all indications are that it will be for Queens Borough President. Constantinides held a fundraiser in Astoria last week and the highest donation sought was $3,850. That figure is the maximum allowed for the borough president race… Read more »