Author: bparry

Street vendors will return to Corona Plaza in scaled-down community area

Nov. 28, 2023 By Bill Parry Four months after they were banished from Corona Plaza, street vendors will return under a new plan announced by Mayor Eric Adams on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The first-ever regulated community vending area at Corona Plaza will include an initial group of 14 street vendors —10 of them serving food… Read more »

Council Member Won hosts ‘comprehensive community planning’ town hall in Astoria

Nov. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Council Member Julie Won and representatives of Hester Street, a community development nonprofit, hosted a town hall meeting in Astoria on Nov. 16 to kickoff a community-driven planning process for the Northern Boulevard and Roosevelt Avenue Study. More than 100 residents from Sunnyside, Woodside and Astoria shared their input… Read more »