Friday Mar 14
The Real Deal
This week in notable renderings: 693 Fifth Avenue, QueensWay
Developer Bill Rudin proposed a 53-story, 742-foot-tall skyscraper in place of the existing 35-story office tower at the Financial District site.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
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New York Daily News
New push for animal shelters in Queens and Bronx
There is a new push to get full service animal shelters in all five boroughs. Queens currently has just this animal receiving center in Rego Park.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Jackson Heights News
Luxury apartments planned at former Abbraciamento site
After paperwork filed with the Department of Buildings surfaced last week, developers Criterion Group confirmed their plans to build a seven-story, 120-unit luxury apartment building at the site of the former Joe Abbraciamento Restaurant at 62-96 Woodhaven Blvd. in Rego Park.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Noted New York Irish Pub Sounds Better Than Ever With Renkus-Heinz
In a city with no shortage of Irish pubs, the Pig 'n' Whistle Murray Hill in New York truly stands out, but the room's cozy confines can present some acoustical challenges, with its long, narrow dimensions and high-beamed ceilings making it difficult to achieve the right balance of sound across the entire space.
The Village Voice
Where to Explore Kosher Central Asian Food in Rego Park
For those who think of kosher food with the apprehension that jarred gefilte fish deservedly evokes, consider a visit to Rego Park.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
A safer NYC still calls for locked doors
A police officer stands in front of the building on Park Place in lower Manhattan where a piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the planes destroyed in the September 11 attacks has been discovered on April 26, 2013 in New York City.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Shutter: Baconery, Parco, Spur Tree, Slide, and More Shutter
There's no explanation online, but when a fan on Facebook asked whether the restaurant was still open, the response was simply "No."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New York Daily News
Rego Park neon sign can't move
The sign adorning Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant in Rego Park was a familiar sight since the fifties at the Italian institution, but the former chef and co-owner says the neon letters won't live on after the restaurant closed on Sunday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Astoria Plagued by Dozens of Fire Escape Burglaries, Police Say
Astoria has been hit with dozens of home burglaries in recent months with suspects using fire escapes to climb in through unlocked windows, police said.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Woman Hit, Killed By MTA Bus At Busy Williamsburg Intersection
As CBS 2's Janelle Burrell reported, police have identified the victim was Marisol Martinez, 21. Police were called to the junction of Meeker and Union avenues in Brooklyn around 1:30 a.m. upon learning that Martinez had been struck in the intersection.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Apartments evacuated after huge cracks discovered
Only Eyewitness News cameras were there in Queens when apartments in Queens were evacuated after massive cracks were discovered in a building.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Arrest Made in Connection With Small Fires Set in Stores in Two Queens Malls
Police have made an arrest in connection with several small fires that fire officials say were set inside stores at two separate Queens malls Monday afternoon.
Person taken into custody after fires at malls in Queens
One person was taken into custody for allegedly setting at least four separate fires in stores in two malls in Queens.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
At Lunar New Year, a Big, Red Target for Pickpockets
NEW YORK >> There is no red bunting on the front door of Helen Hsu's home in Rego Park, Queens, no festive garlands or totems that often bedeck Chinese homes like hers during the monthlong Lunar New Year celebration, which began more than two weeks ago.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Burglaries Spike in 112th Precinct Amid Rash of Fire Escape Break-Ins
A brazen burglar targeting buildings along Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and Forest Hills has broken into at least two dozen apartments during the past six months using fire escapes, authorities said.