Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Restaurant, event space planned at Windsor Road center.
The long-awaited insect-themed museum and entertainment center on Windsor Road will open to the public Saturday. The center, called World of Wings, is set to include insect exhibits and a live butterfly atrium, project representatives have said at zoning board hearings. The public will get its first chance to visit the new town attraction at 11 a.m. Saturday, according to an announcement made Tuesday. In addition to live exhibits of insects and birds, the facility will include a restaurant, space for holding parties, a lizard area and virtual reality games. The new museum will be open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., according to the announcement. The atrium will close at 6 p.m. World of Wings took over the former Givaudan …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Live butterfly conservatory, other insects planned at Windsor Road center.
Construction continued Sunday at the insect-themed museum and entertainment center on Windsor Road, but an official opening date has not yet been made public. The center, called World of Wings, is planned to include insect exhibits a live butterfly conservatory and small reptiles, project representatives have said. The Teaneck zoning board approved variances sought by the facility in October. A company spokesperson could not be immediately reached Monday, but “coming soon” signs marked with the World of Wings logo have appeared at the construction site. The location will be hiring and is set to include two gift shops, according to the World of Wings Facebook page. “The exhibits will focus mostly on butterflies and moths of the world, but …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Road was closed for hours after early morning crash.
A motorist told police he fell asleep at the wheel before crashing and bringing down three utility poles on Windsor Road Friday morning, authorities said. Windsor Road was closed between Sagamore Avenue and Billington Road as of 9:30 a.m., but there were no major traffic delays. The driver hit one pole, which pulled down two others, police said. The car was still at the scene nearly three hours after the early morning crash and PSE&G crews were working to repair the downed poles. The driver did not suffer any serious injures. The road was being reopened Friday afternoon. Six customers lost power, a PSE&G spokeswoman said.
Monday, September 26, 2011
Motorist and pedestrian taken to area hospitals, authorities say.
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- Noah Cohen
Monday, September 26, 2011
A driver might have been suffering from a medical issue when he struck a woman and crashed into a wooded area on Windsor Road Monday morning, Teaneck police said. The driver, who was traveling east on Churchill Road, failed to stop at the Windsor Road intersection, and hit the woman as she walked on the sidewalk near Windsor Park around 7:30 a.m., police said. Both the motorist and pedestrian were taken to area hospitals, but the extent of the injuries were not immediately known. Police said the male driver had low blood pressure and could have blacked out from a diabetic attack. The accident remained under investigation Monday morning.
Company seeks variances at former Givaudan site.
A company called “World of Wings” plans to bring an insect-themed entertainment center to the former Givaudan building on Windsor Road, Patch reported last week. While full details of the center remain unclear, company representatives have said the site will focus on butterflies. They are also seeking zoning variances, including one to expand parking and build over the current allowed height. The World of Wings complex will include exhibits on small winged insects and small reptiles, a project engineer told the Board of Adjustment last week. The issue was carried to an October meeting and the company has declined to release specifcs ahead of a formal announcement. What do you think about the planned center? Is this a welcomed development …