Queens Neighborhoods United rallied against the 82nd Street business improvement district.
A community agreement will provide more votes and input from locals, organizers said.
Leslie Ramos, with experience in city government, was selected after a two-month search.
Viva La Comida! returns on Sept. 20 for a daylong event on 82nd Street.
Seth Taylor joined the 82nd Street Partnership in 2012.
Make the Road New York said it agrees with many aspects of the BID, but won't support it.
The presentation was given to a small group of community board members in Corona.
The Urzua Center of Performing Arts is holding an online fundraiser to support its programs.
The store closed Sunday and the Gap Outlet shop should open by the fall.
Food trucks from around the city will gather in Jackson Heights for the second annual "Viva La Comida!"
The business owners say the plan will push them out of their Queens neighborhoods.
After soliciting responses from 130 people, the 82nd Street Partnership will present a plan to the city.
A part of Jackson Heights' historic district is one of the city's least compliant in keeping up to code.
Seth Taylor and the 82nd Street Partnership have worked to improve the business district.
A festival highlighting local food, music and dancing is coming to Dunningham Triangle.
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