Post Tagged with: "Queens"

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Tensions Run High in Glendale, Queens Over Planned Homeless Shelter

At a recent community meeting residents aggressively yelled out of anger, one woman threatening to “burn the place down” if the shelter arises.

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NY People: Rosario Grisales, tailor

Colombian tailor, Rosario Grisales, 67, and her husband, owned Casa Lord, a tailor shop in East Elmhurst, Queens. Rising rents forced them out and the couple now work out of their home, where Grisales says they continue to serve their community with pride.

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Queens Business Owners Rally Against Proposed Mega Liquor Store

Dozens of liquor store owners, sales representatives, and their families, met at the East Sheraton Hotel in Flushing.

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Slow trains and delays make late night commutes an awful ride home

For many New Yorkers who work after the MTA’s peak hours of 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., it’s a hassle to get home.

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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.