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82nd Street News
Jackson Heights / Elmhurst

Dunningham Triangle Awarded Capital Funds

Borough President Helen Marshall recently visited 82nd Street to announce that Dunningham Triangle, the plaza located by 82nd Street and Baxter Avenue, has been awarded $200,000 in capital funds! Contributed jointly by Borough President Marshall and Mayor Bloomberg, the funds will be used to make design changes to the space, laying the foundation for an inviting and active gathering space that supports surrounding businesses. Joining the announcement were Council Members Daniel Dromm and Julissa Ferreras, SBS Commissioner Robert Walsh, Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, 82nd Street Partnership Executive Director Seth Taylor, and a number of merchants and business owners, including the Jackson Heights Cinema, Limoncello Restaurant, The Sewing Outlet, and Sprint Skate Shop. For Dunningham Triangle project updates, please visit

82nd Street Partnership Launches New Website!

82nd Street now has a home on the web! Visit for news and information on the district's restaurants, bakeries, shops, and upcoming events. If you are a business or property owner, the site provides information on all of the 82nd Street Partnership's services, including the new storefront improvement program. And while you're there, please be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook, where you can stay connected with all that's happening on 82nd Street. 

82nd Street in the News

In recent weeks there have been a number of improvements on 82nd Street, from building graffiti removal and cleaner sidewalks to new custom designed light pole banners. Local media, including Crain's New York Business, NY 1, and DNA Info, have noticed these changes, and in doing so have helped shine a spotlight on the corridor's vibrancy. In case you missed it, you can catch up on the recent neighborhood press here.  


Upcoming Events

Vanraj Bhatia
Bollywood Composer
Presents Agni Varsha
May 11 & 12, 7:30PM
Renaissance Charter School
35-59 81st Street
$10 suggested donation

June in Jackson Heights
Sponsored by Council Member Daniel Dromm
Celebration of Culture, Food, Music & Art!
Community Board 3
Monthly Meeting
May 17, 7:45 PM
Louis Armstrong Middle School
32-02 Junction Boulevard

110th Precinct Community Council
Monthly Meeting
May 14, 7:00 PM
55-20 57th Avenue

115th Precinct Community Council
Monthly Meeting
May 15, 7:00 PM
92-15 Northern Boulevard

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