Sunday, July 15, 2018
Homeless people are causing mayhem
From Sunnyside Post : A homeless man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with a fatal stabbing in front of Duane Reade...
Damaged sidewalks remain after 4 months
From CBS 2 : The huge slabs of concrete look like they belong at a construction site. Instead, the slabs are at the corner of 32nd Avenue...
Saturday, July 14, 2018
670 "affordable" apartments to be constructed in Far Rockaway
From Curbed : Following the rezoning of Downtown Far Rockaway in September last year, the city has now announced the first new affordable ...
A glimpse of Queens in the 1960s
You can't help but wonder... WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED? Oh yeah, tweeding happened.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Kew Gardens house dating back to 1899 is teardown-bound
From the Queens Gazette : The three-story Tudor style home at 116-17 Grosvenor Lane was built in 1899—one of many homes located in a fore...
Barriers proposed for NY Harbor
From WNYC : In a series of public information sessions this week, the Army Corps is presenting five options for protecting the area's...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Queens now outpacing Manhattan in building permits
From Crains : Brooklyn and Queens led the city in new building permits during the second quarter of the year, according to city data. Manh...
From the Real Deal : Last month, Silverstein Properties’ ground lease for Queensboro Farm Products’ seven-lot development site in Astoria,...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Another community fed up with illegally parked trucks
From NBC : Scores of big rigs have been camped out on a Queens roadway, and residents are crying foul. Erica Byfield reports.
Tweeding routine backfired big time
From City & State : Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset victory over Rep. Joseph Crowley shocked New York political observers, in part be...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
King of the hill, top of the heap!
From Metro : New Yorkers may feel like this is one of the best cities in America, but a new report has named New York City one of the wors...
Dopey DOT program is hurting small businesses
From the Times Ledger : A city pilot program to ban curbside deliveries in Queens has small business owners warning that they may have to...
Monday, July 9, 2018
Developers love flood zones
From the NY Times : Rather than retreating from flood-prone neighborhoods after Hurricane Sandy, some developers are wading deeper into wa...
From CBS 2 : Mayor Bill de Blasio is facing criticism for using the NYPD’s $3 million counterterrorism plane to shuttle him to and from h...
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