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  1. How the tweeding gets doneRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Queens Crap

    From Progress Queens : In an investigative report broadcast Wednesday evening on NY1 Inside City Hall, the journalist Grace Rauh pulled back the curtain on the unregistered lobbying firm, BerlinRosen. One of BerlinRosen's name partners, Jonathan Rosen, is a close advisor to Mayor Bill de Blasio .


  2. Lots of people jumping shipRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Queens Crap

    From AM-NY : The New York-New Jersey-Pennsylvania metro area added 90,797 people between July 2013 and 2014, the third biggest gain in the U.S. But the New York metro area was unable to make the top 20 list of fastest-growing urban areas. People nonetheless are still flocking to the city, but mainly from outside the U.S. International migration accounted for 85,438 new residents in a 12-month period ending June 2014, compared with 82,022 from July 2010 and 2011.


  3. Developers sweating over possible loss of tax breakRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Queens Crap

    From the Crains : Nearly 5,500 affordable apartments in just nine projects would never have been planned if not for a four-decade-old tax break due to end in three months, according to a report by the Real Estate Board of New York. The 421a abatement, which lowers property taxes on new apartments for up to 25 years, expires June 15. The REBNY report is intended to counter critics who say 421a mainly subsidizes luxury apartments and should be left to die.


  4. 3 Brooklynites charged with terror plotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Queens Crap

    From NBC : Three Brooklyn men who allegedly plotted to travel to Syria to join ISIS and posted online messages about planting a bomb on Coney Island and shooting police officers were taken into custody during FBI and NYPD terror raids Wednesday, law enforcement officials tell NBC 4 New York. The men, 24- and 30-year-old Uzbekistan citizens and a 19-year-old Kazakhstan citizen who all lived in Brooklyn, allegedly planned to return to New York to commit a domestic act of terror if they failed to join the group overseas, law enforcement officials said.


  5. Reporter murders Ridgewood historyRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Queens Crap

    I had the misfortune of watching this last night. Toni Senecal really needs new researchers because she got just about every fact about Ridgewood wrong.


  6. Council members take paid trip to IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Queens Crap

    From Capital New York : City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and a delegation of 14 council members will travel to Israel on Sunday evening for an eight-day visit to the Jewish State. The trip will be paid for by the Jewish Community Relations Council and the UJA Federation of New York.


  7. Film industry unhappy with being asked to disclose infoRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Queens Crap

    From AMNY : Moviemakers and the de Blasio administration gave thumbs down Wednesday to a City Council bill meant to let the public know more about the productions that take over their neighborhoods. The legislation, sponsored by Councilman Stephen Levin , would require the city to post monthly reports of information such as where a film shoot occurred, how long the filming lasted, whether the public lost on-street parking and, if so, how much.


  8. De Blasio's grammar problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Queens Crap

    Yup, this was tweeted out yesterday. I suppose the author of this tweet graduated from CUNY with honors.


  9. What we allow these days is a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | Queens Crap

    From Gawker : In Brooklyn, there is a nice park under the Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge Park.


  10. Land abandoned by city was cared for by residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From Crains : Residents of Bayside, Queens, insist that they really did take good care of the six acres of parkland tucked behind their homes along 207th Street. For years, that narrow strip along the Clearview Expressway between 23rd and 26th avenues had been a place where neighbors played baseball, rode bikes and walked their dogs.


  11. They just never learnRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From WPIX : More than 30 people have been displaced after a 4-alarm fire ripped through several homes in Brooklyn. Firefighters were called to 85 Hemlock St. around 2:30 p.m., Saturday afternoon in the Cypress Hills section of the borough.


  12. Another illegal conversion leads to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From the NY Post : An apartment in the Brooklyn building where a blaze killed a tenant and injured 16 others had been illegally divided into cramped, dangerous living spaces, FDNY sources said. The fire, sparked by a faulty refrigerator wire, broke out at about 12:35 a.m. Wednesday in a three-story building on Flatbush Avenue near Farragut Road that also housed a storefront church, ­according to the sources.


  13. The NY Times thinks Ridgewood is hot... for the 500th timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Queens Crap

    Several people have forwarded this article, the NY Times' "Ridgewood is the new Brooklyn" story. I originally ignored it because I thought it was an old article.


  14. Police believe a rim & tire theft ring is in operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From DNA Info : Police busted what they believe is a tire-and-rim-theft ring in Queens last month amid dozens of such incidents in the borough, police sources say. On Oct. 15, police officers from the 109th Precinct, which covers Flushing, Whitestone and College Point, arrested three men as they tried to remove rims and tires from a 2012 Honda parked at 21st Avenue and Parsons Boulevard, police said.


  15. Costco coming to Jamaica?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From DNA Info : Costco, one of the largest wholesalers in the country, is actively investigating opening a store in Downtown Jamaica, according to those approached by reps for the mega-chain. Costco representatives recently spoke to at least two developers who own property in the area, the developers confirmed.


  16. Greenway meetings coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From the Ridgewood Times : The Department of Transportation will hold a series of interactive workshops, with two in Queens, on the Jamaica Bay Greenway implementation plan beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 30, it was announced.


  17. Perhaps not the city's biggest priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Queens Crap

    From Crains : The head of a New York City real estate data and listing site is set to propose Tuesday at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit an aerial gondola system that would run along the Brooklyn waterfront and into Manhattan. "This would offer an incredible commute," said Daniel Levy, head of CityRealty, of his East River Skyway proposal.


  18. Candid Camera comes to QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Queens Crap

    Candid Camera visited Queens last week, stopping in Jamaica Estates in the first segment to deliver color coded garbage cans to unsuspecting residents, and then did 3 segments at Silver Barn in Middle Village .


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