Tuesday Apr 15
Two Public Plazas to Be Built Beneath 7 Train Tracks
The new sites - which will include tables, chairs and decorative planters - will be set up under the elevated 7 train tracks at the 40th Street and 46th Street stations on Queens Boulevard, as part of a Department of Transportation program to create more open spaces in the city.
New York Daily News
they Sold Like Hot Cakes! Woodside luxury building full of tenants in only 6 weeks
Woodside's first luxury apartments filled up after a breezy six weeks on the market, the Daily News has learned.
Bilingual Kids See Gifted Scores Drop After Test Changes, Parents Say
Wang's 4-year-old recently scored in the 97th percentile on the city's gifted and talented exam - a very high score, but likely not high enough to earn him a spot in the city's most elite G&T programs, like the Upper West Side's Anderson School and the Lower East Side's NEST+m .
DOE to Bus 200 P.S. 11 Kids to Astoria During Construction, Sparking Anger
The Department of Education approved a plan to relocate some students from P.S. 11 to another school in Astoria for a year while a new addition is built at the overcrowded Woodside building.
Queens is attracting new developments and amenities
While Brooklyn has rapidly gentrified in the last decade and become the trendiest of the outer boroughs; it looks like Queens has been growing in popularity as well.
Jackson Heights News
One-way proposal for 70th Street in Maspeth
Some residents are asking the city to hit the brakes on a possible one-way northbound conversion of 70th Street between 54th and 51st Avenues one of the few two-way passages in the community between Grand Avenue and Queens Boulevard.
Pedestrian Islands Coming to Deadly Northern Boulevard Intersection
The striped median on Northern Boulevard at 61st Street, right, is set to receive concrete pedestrian islands, like those on Hillside Avenue, right.
New York Daily News
Vision Zero debuts in Queens
Mauricio Osorio-Palominos, 51, the driver of the truck that killed 8-year-old Noshat Nahian on Dec. 20, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree and operating a vehicle in violation of safety rules.
New York Post
Speed cameras lead to almost 12,000 tickets near city schools
Since its launch in January, the city's speed camera program has raked in upwards of $585,750 in revenue.