Queens straphangers say 7 train needs full line review now
THE COURIER/Photo by Angela Matua

Fed up with delays, overcrowding and poor infrastructure, 7 train riders are taking matters into their own hands. Commuters who frequent the 7 train gathered at the 40th-Lowery Street station in Sunnyside on Tuesday to demand that the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) conduct a full line review. The riders were joined by Councilman Jimmy Van […]

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Have you seen this creep who fondled a woman on a Flushing street?
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Police want to talk to the man shown in a picture released Thursday night who allegedly copped a feel from a woman on a Flushing street in December 2015. The incident occurred at 8 a.m. on Dec. 26, 2015, when the perpetrator– described as a Hispanic male standing 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing between 160 […]

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Don’t let the cold keep you in; warm up at these Queens fireplace restaurants
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Baby, it’s cold outside, but that shouldn’t mean living like a recluse until the spring thaw. Queens contains some of the best restaurants with fireplaces to take the chill off your bones and warm the cockles of your heart with their delicious cuisine and cozy ambience. Vivaldi Ristorante (718) 352-2300 This venerable Bayside favorite offers […]

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Safety improvements finished near Forest Hills’ MacDonald Park
Photos courtesy of NYC DOT

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI MacDonald Park in Forest Hills received some much-needed safety and access improvements thanks to the efforts of local politicians. City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced Tuesday that the DOT had completed pedestrian improvements near the park in response to a request from Katz and other area […]

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Despite concerns, local bicyclists show support for Queens Blvd. bike lanes
Photo courtesy of DOT

Many western Queens residents who frequent Queens Boulevard protested the roadway’s new protected bike lanes, arguing that they cause more traffic and unsafe driving conditions. But a number of residents who use bicycles as their main mode of transportation applauded Community Board 2 at its Thursday meeting for approving the bike lanes’ implementation. At least seven people […]

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