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Woodside »

Graffiti Complaints Soar 120 Percent in Woodside

The city received 211 complaints about graffiti in the neighborhood this year, compared to 96 in 2013.

Long Island City »

Hundreds of Affordable Housing Apartments Up for Grabs in Hunters Point

A forum to help residents with the application process will be held Monday night in Long Island City.  

Long Island City »

Crosswalks Coming to Center Boulevard After Calls for Increased Safety

The crosswalks will be at 48th and 49th Avenue near P.S./I.S. 78, where stop signs were recently added.

Long Island City »

DOT to Add Speed Bumps, Convert Part of 5th Street to One-Way

The change comes after calls from local leaders for traffic improvements on the Hunters Point street.

Long Island City »

City Halts Film Shoots in Hunters Point After Complaints

Community Board 2 complained early this year that the neighborhood was "inundated" with film shoots.

Sunnyside »

FDNY Looks to Use Sunnyside Warehouse for Spare Fire Engine Fleet

Queens CB2 approved the FDNY's plan — with several stipulations — to acquire the site at 39-34 43rd St.

Long Island City »

Queens Plaza Post Office Will Have to Relocate This Summer

The Queens Plaza post office's current lease expires at the end of August, officials said.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Playground Renovations to Include Memorial for Local Veterans

The memorial is part of a larger $2 million renovation project for the Thomas P. Noonan Jr. Playground.

Long Island City »

Petition Reignites Debate Of LIC Restaurants' Use of Backyard Space

Residents are divided on whether Vernon Blvd. eateries should be allowed to seat diners in rear yards.

Sunnyside »

Two Public Plazas to Be Built Beneath 7 Train Tracks

The Sunnyside Shines BID will maintain the plazas, to be located under the 40th and 46th St. stations.

Long Island City »

Hunters Point 'Inundated' With Film and TV Shoots, CB2 Says

Community Board 2 wants the city to limit the number of productions in the Queens neighborhood.

Long Island City »

Expanding Center Blvd. Needs Crosswalks and Stop Signs, Locals Say

The street has seen its population grow as several new high-rises have opened in recent years.

Long Island City »

CB2 Votes Against Plan to Replace 5Pointz with Luxury High-Rises

CB2 rejected the developer's application, but warned it could not stop 5Pointz from being torn down.

Sunnyside »

Dozens of Trees to Be Planted in Queens to Replace Those Downed by Sandy

The Greening Western Queens Initiative will plant 70 trees in Sunnyside and Woodside this spring.