Post Tagged with: "Queens"

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New Yorkers celebrate Amazon backing out of LIC deal

Entwined in a four-foot-high pile of trash facing the Upper East Side sat a deformed delivery box with undeterminable stains, gaping holes, and an Amazon logo frowning at Long Island City. After only three months, Amazon backed out of their highly-anticipated deal to build a new headquarters, dubbed HQ2, in Long Island City. While many are crediting local politicians for […]

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MTA Fare Hikes: The End of the Line

Death and taxes are inevitable, unfortunately so is yet another MTA fare hike. It looks like it will cost 25 more cents for a subway ride.

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Queens protesters say “no” to Amazon

Queens residents protest Amazon HQ2, a planned new corporate headquarters in Long Island City. Photo by Julia Lee About a hundred Queens residents stood near the proposed location of Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City in the pouring rain yesterday and chanted, “Hey hey, ho ho, Amazon has got to go” as they protested multiple aspects of the company’s […]

Midterm Elections 2018 / Video

Volunteers Fuel Ocasio-Cortez’s Congressional Campaign

Passionate volunteers Bronx Democrat, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, underdog primary campaign to victory. She is expected to coast to victory on Election Day.

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Uncertainty for Korean Americans as rhetoric between Trump and Kim Jong-un escalates

With the unpredictable nature of both leaders, many Korean Americans have been left to merely speculate about possible outcomes.

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Social Justice Art showcases tough memories and hopes

Some installations focus on the role of African American women in society, while others call attention to the years of slavery.

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New Yorkers share hopes, fears at anti-Trump art installation

Since Trump was inaugurated, 11 days ago, performance artists Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner have asked members of the public to stand in front of the text and chant, ‘he will not divide us,’ for as long as they wish. A mounted camera, located just below the text, livestreams the activity at hewillnotdivide.us

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Emotion and anger at Rikers Island protest

Rikers Island has a notorious reputation.

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Welcome to Little Guyana

It’s a complex and multi-cultural place about as rich and spicy as its cuisine.

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The “Greatest Show & Tell on Earth” comes to Queens

The most creative idea would be rewarded with a $20,000 check.