For the upcoming eight weekends, there will be no N Train service between Astoria and Long Island City. The service change includes Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to an MTA announcement. The service changes are so that the MTA can make “major upgrades” to the above-ground tracks’ infrastructure. The upgrades are set to improve…

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It’s been months of back and forth among the Astoria community and Parks Department over the first phase of improvements to Astoria Park. The way to spend $30 million for upgrades received a lot of opinions from new and old Astorians alike. The money was put forward as part of the city’s Anchor Parks initiative…

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