New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
Photo via Department of Transportation

The “Boulevard of Death” is going to get a little safer this month. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin phase two of their Queens Boulevard Street Improvement Project, which will make the corridor between 74th Street to Eliot Avenue, in Elmhurst, safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The second phase of […]

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Double platinum rapper J. Cole was spotted in Jamaica this week
Photo by @amandajoli_/Instagram

If you’ve been strolling through the streets of Jamaica this week, you may have stumbled upon one of the greatest rappers in the hip-hop world. Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, proved exactly why his fans love and admire his humble spirit. The successful rapper and producer, who went double-platinum on his hit album […]

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The 188th Street Bridge deck rehabilitation project in Queens will be completed in just 10 days
Photo via Google Maps

The $15 million project to fix up the 188th Street Bridge, which carries pedestrians over the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica Estates, is expected to be completed four months ahead of schedule, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced. In conjunction with Cuomo’s Drivers First initiative — which aims to minimize the impacts of construction on the traveling […]

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Parents whose children were killed by vehicles urge community board to support Myrtle/Wyckoff pedestrian plaza
Photo courtesy Community Board 5

After hearing heart-wrenching testimonials from families who have lost loved ones at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues, Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted in favor of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) pedestrian plaza plan. Judy Kottick, mother of Ella Bandes, who was 23 years old when she died after a bus struck her […]

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Bayside residents pressure the city to stop installing green technology without their permission
Photo by state Senator Tony Avella's press office

The city wants to bring some eco-friendly devices to Bayside, but some neighborhood residents and elected officials said on Thursday that the government should ask for their permission first. State Senator Tony Avella and the Friends of Fort Totten Park supported the residents by urging Mayor Bill de Blasio and city agencies to seek homeowner authorization […]

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