Category: News


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...


Ansob Center for Refugees receives $85K in funding

An Astoria-based nonprofit providing immigration services received $85,000 in city funding, thanks to an allocation by Councilman Costa Constantinides. The Ansob Center for Refugees helps immigrants establish a new life in western Queens by providing English...

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