New Look For Historic District In J.H.

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Five businesses in Jackson Heights have a new look and feel, thanks to the storefront Restoration Project. Two more businesses have started a design process and will see a restored storefront by the end of January. One of the City’s historic districts, the 82nd Street Partnership of Jackson Heights, celebrated its 20th […]

Queens Gets Ready For Small Business Saturday

Queens Gets Ready For Small Business Saturday

Small businesses along Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights and Corona will be participating in this year’s Small Business Saturday event, on Nov. 30. Photo by Ira Cohen BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Besides Thanksgiving, Black Friday is the most widely-recognized day at the end of November. However, a new shopping day has popped up in […]

Jackson Heights-Corona BID Is Downsized

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The proposed Jackson Heights-Corona Business Improvement District has been downsized by 10 blocks and its budget has also been significantly reduced, but some merchants still oppose the proposal. While some business and property owners oppose the BID, according to officials at the 82nd Street Partnership, about 100 businesses have come […]