Exterior of Burger King restaurant on Linden Boulevard restored

The Burger King fast-food restaurant on Linden Blvd recently underwent a (minor) exterior restoration. Changes include¬†a more modern-looking facade, with black & red accents, and a prominent sign across the front that reads “Home of the Whopper.” Check out the difference… Before: After:   Welcome to 2014!

Welcome to the Neighborhood: 5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe

After years of being closed off to the public, the doors of 799 Elmont Road recently opened, re-introducing its inner chambers to the neighborhood and with a fresh new look. Once home of the beloved Alden Manor Branch Library (now dissolved), the commercial space emerged again as a new dine-in and take-out kitchen/cafe. See photosContinue reading “Welcome to the Neighborhood: 5 Brothers Kitchen & Cafe”

Volunteers gather to beautify Valley Stream State Park

On Saturday May 3rd 2014, a team of volunteers gathered together to host Valley Stream State Park’s 1st annual “I Love My Park” Day. “I Love My Park Day” is a statewide initiative to enhance & bring visibility to New York State parks. Local young adult leadership groups & community partners joined Assemblywoman Michaelle SolagesContinue reading “Volunteers gather to beautify Valley Stream State Park”

Fickle Filly torn down

A few weeks ago the long-time bar, Fickle Filly, was demolished after years of being a recognizable fixture in Elmont. We spoke to a passerby, who says that the adjacent electronics & appliances store, P.C. Richard & Son, has purchased the property and has reserved it to do their car installations. See exclusive photos ofContinue reading “Fickle Filly torn down”