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More planes are flying over Jackson Heights as LaGuardia construction continues

June 12, By Michael Florio

Many Jackson Heights residents claim that airplane noise in the past two months has got progressively worse.

They claim that airplanes have been flying over Jackson Heights at a more rapid rate due to a construction project at LaGuardia airport to lengthen the runways.…

Angered by traffic ticket, man allegedly drives into cop at LaGuardia Airport

June 9, By Michael Florio

A man drove into a Port Authority police office at La Guardia airport yesterday, after he was being written up with a traffic tick.

The suspect, Erick Sanchez, 24, parked his 2014 Dodge caravan illegally in the middle of the roadway at Terminal B in the airport,…

Learn more about the neighborhood during ‘Historic Jackson Heights Weekend’

June 9, By Michael Florio

Residents will have the opportunity to celebrate the history of Jackson Heights this weekend.

The Jackson Heights Beautification Group, a community group that works to preserve the neighborhood, will be hosting its 25th annual “Historic Jackson Heights Weekend.”

In recent years,…

Play Piano Outside In Queens Spots This Month

June 8, By Jackie Strawbridge

A number of eye-catching outdoor pianos are stationed throughout the borough for musically inclined neighbors to enjoy this month.

Through a citywide initiative by Sing for Hope, a volunteer arts outreach organization, pianos were installed on June 5 outside of LIC Landing,…

French/American restaurant to open on 37th Avenue

June 8, By Michael Florio

A former chef for the Canadian ambassador is opening up a restaurant in Jackson Heights that will serve French and American food.

Chef Stewart Wadden, a Canadian native, plans to open his 76-05 37th Avenue restaurant in September.…

Dozens issued summonses following noise complaints

June 4, By Michael Florio

The police responded to several complaints about loud music and partying in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this past weekend, which lead to dozens of people receiving summonses.

Officers from the 110 Precinct wrote 38 summonses Sunday night at approximately 1 a.m.…

Residents of Jackson Heights building to host several flea markets this month

June 3, By Michael Florio

Vendors are going to be taking over the sidewalks of several Jackson Heights streets on Sunday, June 14.

The Jackson Heights Plaza Owners Corporation will be hosting a flea market in front of the Jackson Heights Plaza building located at 34-58 90th Street.…

Developer to go before Landmarks Commission, plans five-story building

June 3, By Michael Florio

The owner of a building located in the Jackson Heights Historic District will be going before the Landmarks Preservation Commission later this month seeking the approval needed to construct five stories of residential apartments above a ground floor commercial space.…

Diversity Plaza To Transform Into Reading Room This Summer

June 2, By Jackie Strawbridge

Bookshelves and reading chairs will sprout up in Diversity Plaza this summer, as part of an objective to strengthen Jackson Heights residents’ engagement with the neighborhood plaza.

The Uni Project, a nonprofit that brings pop-up reading rooms to sites throughout New York City,…