Candidates for local and citywide office to tour Variety B&G Club
Mayoral Candidates along with City Council District 22 candidates will attend an open house at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens from 2pm on 3:30 pm on Thursday for the unveiling of the new redevelopment plans of the Astoria club. The candidates will view plans for a state of the art five story building, took a tour of the existing facilities and met with kids attending after school programs. The redevelopment will include 100% affordable housing, a green design, 1st planetarium in Queens, an olympic-sized pool and 1000 seat arena among other things. The new facility will draw children and families from all over Queens, increasing the number of children served from 4,000 to an estimated 15,000.