Community Board 12 currently has 10 homeless shelters.
The city booked 100 rooms at a Jamaica hotel for a "government group" and used them for homeless people.
New residential and commercial projects have been transforming the neighborhood.
I. Daneek Miller is three months into his first term and focused on opportunities for young people.
The pedestrian plaza is planned for Parsons Boulevard between Jamaica and Archer avenues.
Shootings in Jamaica decreased by more than 30 percent last year.
Mary Immaculate Hospital is crumbling, but residents hope it will become quality housing.
Towery has worked for more than four decades to improve the area.
The chain is looking at locations in Jamaica and Jackson Heights.
The Jamaica Performing Arts Center is often closed because it needs funds and can't attract events.
The neighborhood is trying to change what some see as a violent reputation.
The state senator, who advocated for a new healthcare lab in Jamaica, was arrested April 2, 2013.
New housing and commercial projects contribute to the neighborhood’s ongoing revitalization.
A new restaurant will cater to a high-end barbecue food experience.
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