Category: News


Costa earns first union endorsement in BP bid

Astoria Councilman Costa Constantinides, who is running for Queens borough president, received his first union endorsement in the race. UFCW Local 1500 announced their support of the candidate last week in front of a Key Food...


Museum of the Moving Image is an early voting site

Saturday marked the first day of early voting in New York City, and one of Astoria’s cultural institutions serves as an early voting site. From now until November 3, voters can cast their ballots ahead of...


Rainey Park receives $3.7 million for upgrades

Last week, Parks officials joined Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, Ravenswood Houses residents and Dutch Kills civic leaders to announce that Rainey Park will undergo a $3.7 million renovation. The improvements will include remaking the park’s play...


Old Astoria finally gets alternate-side parking

After two decades of advocacy, Old Astoria is finally getting regular street cleaning. On Monday, DOT and DSNY announced that Alternate Side Parking (ASP) regulations will be implemented in the area shown above, west of 21st...


Call to transform LIC into a bike community

Following the 18th bicyclist death in New York City this year, cycling advocates held a press conference on the Long Island City side of the Pulaski Bridge to push for more. “We are in a state...

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