Transportation, architect, and infrastructure experts say the Penn Station revamp won’t happen unless Madison Square Garden relocates. But getting the Madison Square Garden Company to agree to moving to a nearby site could cost a hefty price. It was one of the hot topics at “The Future of Penn Station”, […]
Meet Far Rockaway’s Tino Venzia
For nearly four decades, Tino’s Unisex Hairstyling has been a staple in Far Rockaway. Owner Tino Venzia talks his salon’s roots and history, what it takes to start your own business, the challenges he’s faced, and his hopes for the future for his salon, and Far Rockaway.
Far Rockaway lacks necessary retail shops, study finds
Along Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway, Queens, the sidewalk is cluttered with bodegas, liquor stores, and various beauty shops. Across the street, a different scene exists. A mostly abandoned shopping mall boasts three stores, the rest shuttered closed. This lack of some retail goods and too many of others has […]