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Luxury Apartments Proposed In Ridgewood

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A plan to bring upscale apartments to a Ridgewood neighborhood drew mixed reactions at last week’s Community Board 5 meeting. Representatives from Aufgang Architects presented their plan to redevelop a site at 176 Woodward Ave., Ridgewood, right on the border of Bushwick. The proposal is a 90,000-square-foot residential building with […]

Astoria Gets Flea And Food Market

Astoria is getting its own flea market, similar to the one its neighbors enjoyed last spring in Long Island City. LIC Flea and Food market, named the City’s number one market, will expand to the back-lot of Kaufman Astoria Studios, located at 36th Street between 34th and 35th Avenues. First built in the 1920s, the studio […]

Improved Dog Run Will Come To Doughboy Park

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The dog run at Doughboy Park in Woodside is in need of an upgrade. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) recently toured Doughboy Park’s dog run to discuss long term improvements with local residents, representatives from the Parks Dept., School Construction Authority and Woodside on the Move, a grassroots community organization. […]