Shelter Site Environmentally Safe

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The City will move forward with a proposed homeless shelter in Glendale. Many residents and local officials opposed to the shelter have said in the past that the building is not the right location for the shelter because of possible chemical remnants left at the site. The building was a […]

CB 5 Opposes Knockdown Center Liquor License

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Knockdown Center has applied for its liquor license and Community Board 5 was not shy about its opposition last week. The Maspeth-based arts center is attempting to get a cabaret liquor license for the establishment. State Liquor Authority records show that the establishment applied for the license on March […]

DHS Pushes For Glendale Shelter

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The controversial homeless shelter proposed for Glendale is closer to becoming a reality. In a letter sent to Mayor Michael Bloomberg dated Dec. 6, the Dept. of Homeless Services recommended that the City award a contract worth $27 million to Samaritan Village, the Briarwood-based homeless services company that submitted a […]