Skillman Avenue medical office closes

July 29, By Christian Murray

A Skillman Avenue medical office that focused on selling nutritional supplements closed last week.

The Sunnyside Nutritional Center, located at 45-10 Skillman Ave., opened in August 2013 offering Swedish, deep tissue and Shiatsus therapeutic massages.…

Opinion: Yellow Brick Boulevard

July 26, By John O’Reilly (columnist)

Mayor Bill de Blasio came out as pro-life this week.

Pro “Boulevard of Life” that is. This creepy, progressive sounding label is attached to the $100 million rechristening of the Boulevard of Death,…

Construction on the ‘Boulevard of Death’ has started, redesign aims to save lives

July 23, By Michael Florio

Construction work has begun on the ‘Boulevard of Death’ that advocates say will help keep pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists safe.

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this morning that the Department of Transportation (DOT) started work Monday on its $101 million Vision Zero project to improve safety conditions on a 7-mile stretch of Queens Boulevard that goes from Roosevelt to Jamaica Ave.…

Art Project Grabs Tenant For Long-Vacant Store

By Jackie Strawbridge

A store that sat vacant for more than half a year finally got a tenant after art on its façade inspired newfound interest in the property.

Located at 39-11 47th Ave., the store was covered in colorful art that answered the question,…

Part Of 45th St To Be Named For Sunnyside Gardens Landscape Architect

July 20, By Jackie Strawbridge

The 20th century landscape architect behind Sunnyside Gardens and Phipps Garden Apartments will soon get a tribute in the historic district whose character she helped create.

A bill that would rename 45th Street between Skillman Avenue and 39th Avenue to “Marjorie Sewell Cautley Way,” in memory of this architect,…

Van Bramer Announces $10K For 18 New Trash Cans

July 17, By Jackie Strawbridge

Almost 20 new trash cans have popped up in Woodside and surrounding neighborhoods, after $10,000 was allocated for their installation.

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, who allocated the funding, joined the Department of Sanitation and Woodside residents on Friday to announce the installation these new cans;…