February 25, 2011: Press of Southeast Queens They converge at street corners and file into local businesses at the end of every school day in Downtown Jamaica. By mid-afternoon, Parsons Boulevard, a main artery leading into the area, is rife with students from nine schools encroaching on the avenues and streets in the district. “No
February 24, 2011: Queens Courier When a dental office left 161st Street in Jamaica, its storefront remained empty for two years, gathering dust, but no interest from buyers. Then an art exhibit called, “Road Kill Taxidermy,” opened in the space — and fewer than six months later, an architect signed a deal to move in.