The mayor announced that the full Uniform Land Use Review Procedure would resume as of Sept. 14, allowing the Special Flushing Waterfront District plan to move forward for the first time since March, and community advocates wasted no time pro…

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The Howard Beach community held its annual September 11th candlelight memorial ceremony last Friday night in the parking lot of Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church in Old Howard, to allow for proper social distancing.Clockwise from top ri…

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The devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked on the airline industry has had an equally devastating effect on the redevelopment of John F. Kennedy International Airport — and, by extension, on a number of community benefit proposals…

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Citing the staffing concerns that union leaders have been raising for weeks, Mayor de Blasio announced Thursday that in-person schooling for most students will be delayed again, four days before it had been scheduled to begin.The new reopenin…

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After staffing shortages continued to plague New York City’s school reopening plan under the demands of its blended learning model, the Department of Education announced a last-minute policy shift aimed to address the issue the night before v…

Tiffany Cabán, the the 33-year-old public defender and queer Latina who came within 55 votes of becoming Queens district attorney last summer, announced last Thursday that she is running for City Council in 2021.During her run for district at…

Community Board 8 is fed up with Mayor de Blasio’s apparent cluelessness about the formerly detained individuals staying at the Wyndham Garden Hotel in Fresh Meadows and unanimously agreed at its Sept. 9 meeting to send his office a letter de…

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As restaurant owners prepare to welcome their first indoor sit-down guests in seven months, they and industry advocates are hoping that they will have enough customers — and enough time — to stay in business.Regulations until at least Novembe…

Progress on the RKO Keith’s Theatre has been stalled once again — citing dissatisfaction with the developer’s plans, Community Board 7 near-unanimously voted to disapprove a variance application at its Sept. 7 meeting.“The way it is built rig…