A petition calling for a school to be built at the affordable housing site has more than 400 signatures.
Jennifer Kao, who helped create Elmhurst Park, will now be honored with a tree-planting ceremony.
The expansion will complete the park, the first portion of which opened in summer 2013.
Tenants began moving into the first of the two affordable buildings last week.
Parents worry public school seats aren't keeping up with the growing neighborhood.
Cablevision and Time Warner Cable subscribers will get free access, while others can pay 99 cents.
90,000 online and 2,700 paper applications were received in the housing lottery at Hunters Point South.
Monday is the last day to apply to one of the permanently affordable units at the Long Island City site.
Many New Yorkers make extreme apartment sacrifices to live here. What have you done to afford it?
Prospective tenants have until Dec. 15 to apply for the 924 affordable units at the Queens development.
A forum to help residents with the application process will be held Monday night in Long Island City.
From storm readiness to good views, DNAinfo has advice on the pros and cons of buying on the waterfront.
The developer, partnering with the nonprofit Selfhelp, will build two high-rises with 1,193 apartments.
The owners of the popular coffee shop will operate an open air cafe at the new waterfront park.
Two new facilities opened in the neighborhood, where parents have been calling for more school seats.
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