#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood

#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood By Karl Valere Nearly one month ago, before the rise of the now popular, #MannequinChallenge and the #UNameItChallenge, Elmont natives circulated a buzz of their own by taking part in the #Exit13Challenge. The viral video challenge featured a bevy of Elmont lyricists hungry to showcase theirContinue reading “#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood”

Neiman Marcus Luxury Department Store Opens at Roosevelt Field Mall

Source: Aisha Al-Muslim, Newsday Luxury department store chain Neiman Marcus on Friday finally opened its first store on Long Island. Dozens of people lined up outside minutes before the opening of the 106,000-square-foot, two-floor store at Roosevelt Field mall on Friday morning. Shoppers streamed in through the store’s five entrances, where they were greeted withContinue reading “Neiman Marcus Luxury Department Store Opens at Roosevelt Field Mall”

Behind Closed Doors

“Behind Closed Doors” is an original series which profiles vacant and underutilized properties in Elmont, along with those that have simply been longtime fixtures in the community. Our very first featured property will be 241 Linden Boulevard. Address: 241 Linden Boulevard   Year Built: N/A   Status: Vacant   Current Market Value: N/A   Original use:Continue reading “Behind Closed Doors”

Update: Former Cara Nurseries lot to become self-storage facility, with Nassau tax breaks

  Here is a tentative timeline of construction progress: December 2014 March 2015   Source: Extraspace.com An industrial development agency in Elmont, Nassau County on Long Island, unanimously agreed to give a prospective self storage facility a sales tax exemption. The exemption consists of $258,750 and $20,475 off the mortgage recording tax. Also, the propertyContinue reading “Update: Former Cara Nurseries lot to become self-storage facility, with Nassau tax breaks”