Brought to you by the 82nd Street Partnership, serving the business community along 82nd Street in Jackson Heights and Elmhurst, Queens. February 14, 2013.
82nd Street News

Partnership Unveils Community Vision

We're pleased to present the community's vision for a revitalized Dunningham Triangle! Working with People Make Parks, the 82nd Street Partnership gathered community input through a series of visioning days held this past fall. All the great programming and design ideas that emerged were compiled to form this conceptual rendering of what our plaza space could look like in the near future. With movable tables and chairs, umbrellas, lush gardens, and a performance area, Dunningham Triangle can become a vibrant year-round gathering place.  In the coming weeks we will present to the City's Parks Department to further discuss project scope and timeline. We will be sure to keep you posted on this exciting project.

Rendering produced by Leah Kreger of Indamine Architecture.

World Film Festival Returns to 82nd Street
We're thrilled to announce the Queens World Film Festival's return to 82nd Street's majestic Jackson Heights Cinema this March 5th through the 10th. Now in its 3rd year, the QWFF celebrates the independent filmmaking spirit by screening innovative films from around the world. Visit the festival's website for info on line-ups, showtimes, venues, tickets and special events!

Light Pole Banners Brighten the Corridor

Here on 82nd Street we take pride in designing eye-catching banners. This season's banner depicts the neighborhood's geography and for the first time features names and logos of the following 82nd Street businesses whose sponsorship makes this fun program possible:

Prima donna stores
La Clinica Dental del Dr. Ismael Bastida
Taqueria Coatzingo
Crown Pharmacy
Limoncello Italian Restaurant
Louie's Pizzeria & Restaurant

With thousands walking the corridor each day, banners are an effective marketing tool and a great way to support the neighborhood. Please contact us to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Estrella Latina to Host Queens Cyclist Forum
A forum for Queens business owners and commercial cyclists will be held at 3:00 PM on March 13th at Estrella Latina located at 39-07 104th Street in Corona. Organized by the Department of Transportation with the 82nd Street Partnership as its community partner and as its sponsor, the event aims to educate restaurant operators and delivery cyclists on the new bike safety laws. Come to the meeting and receive free bike bells, lights, and retro-reflective vests! Please visit for more info.

Partnership Team Honored at Queens Event

82SP Team L to R: Carlos Alvarez, Cheryl Tse, Seth Taylor, Sofia Davila. Thanks to Jeff Orlick for the photo.

The 82nd Street Partnership staff  had a great time and were honored to be recognized at the 5th Annual Queens Rising Stars Event, sponsored by the Queens Courier and held at the Caesar's Club in Citifield. Over 500 people attended what is one of New York City's best networking events. You can read more about the event here.

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