Queens Student Overcomes Hardships to Win Fulbright QUEENS — For Jemarley McFarlane, the most difficult part of his childhood was watching his mother’s struggles. DNAinfo.com – Read the full story here.
Congressman Gregory Meeks, City Council Members Leroy Comrie and Ruben Wills, the Blumenfeld Development Group, the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation, and other State, City and Local authorities marked a landmark occasion for Jamaica –the initial step towards bringing a department store to southeast Queens for the first time in over 35 years. Read the full
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Make Downtown Jamaica a great place to live, work, and learn! If you live, work, shop, or attend college here, or if you use the LIRR or AirTrain station in Jamaica, we want to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to give us your opinion about what stores, restaurants, types of new housing,
A new high-end barbecue restaurant that can seat up to 200 people is coming to downtown Jamaica, aiming to give residents more food options in an area that’s currently dominated by fast-food chains. Click here for the complete article in the New York Daily News
Greater Jamaica has a rich history, and is one of the most ethnically diverse urban centers in the United States. Drive on over have a look! Click here for a map of nearby destinations in Downtown Jamaica.
The staff at Safe Space in Jamaica has always tried to come up with innovative ways to help the hundreds of disadvantaged youth who walk through their doors, and a new program they launched has been hitting all the right notes since its inception. Click here for the complete article in Times Ledge, December
With the Long Island Rail Road’s Sutphin Boulevard underpass project nearing completion, two arts organizations have signed up to move into what will be called The Shops at Station Plaza. Click here for the complete article on Crain’s New York business.com, July 23, 2012
“We have a lot of food you wouldn’t find at a supermarket,” said Miriam Haas, director of the for-profit Community Markets, which has been operating the annual market for about 10 years. Prior to that, she said, it had been run by the Greater Jamaica Development Corp. since 1976, making it one of the oldest
Downtown Jamaica’s two business improvement districts held their annual meetings last week where they reviewed their 2012 accomplishments and discussed initiatives for the next year, all of which focused on changing the shopping district’s image. Click here for the complete article in Times Ledger , July 5, 2012