Kings Gets Set to Open on Franklin Ave. in September
Citing the Franklin Avenue revitalization as a major factor in their decision to come to Garden City, the management of Kings Super Market has announced that they will be opening their Garden City store shortly after Labor Day.
Mall Land Acquisition May Have FAR- Reaching Consequences
Simon Property Group, the owner of the Roosevelt Field Mall, has once again applied to the Town of Hempstead Board of Appeals for a special permit to expand the mall to include a new department store and a retail connecting that department store with the rest of the mall. This application comes approximately 16 months after the board of appeals denied their last request, which involved an increase in the Floor Area Ratio (FAR). Now, after acquiring two new parcels of land and making some other adjustments, thus increasing the amount of land to be considered in the FAR, Simon is claiming that they can build this extension without increasing the FAR.
Long Island Baseball Wins Gold in Empire State Games
This year the Long Island Baseball team won the Gold medal in the Empire State Tournament that was held at Binghamton University. To add to the excitement, the team got to play at the beautiful Mets Stadium (where the Mets Double A team plays).
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