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  1. Spotlighting adaptive reuseRead the original story

    Friday Sep 30 | Queens Crap

    Take a look at these adaptive reuse projects in Manhattan and Brooklyn and compare them with Queens, where something hundreds of years old and with historical significance will get torn down in a flash with not one elected official giving a shit.


  2. Are BIDs the way to go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Queens Crap

    From Crains : BIDs grow in size and scope, so do complaints about them. "They are cartels for landlords," said Moshe Adler, an adjunct professor of urban planning at Columbia University.


  3. Maspeth brings shelter protest to Brooklyn; de Blasio upsetRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From WPIX : From the last year, PIX11 has closely examined the homeless crisis from all angles, including bold protests from working class residents in Maspeth, over New York City Homeless Commissioner Steven Banks' proposed conversion of a Holiday Inn Express Hotel into a homeless shelter. Talk turned into action Thursday night, as dozens of working class residents boarded three charter buses in Maspeth, Queens and rolled to Winsor Terrace, Brooklyn to take their fight right to NYC Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Banks' doorstep.


  4. Why Queens is being inundated with sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Queens Crap

    Hey all, this info came to me late last night. As you can see from the City's own chart above, Acacia Network, the "social service" organization that is responsible for the poorly run Verve Hotel in LIC and which is planning to open a shelter at the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, has so many problems and violations at its other shelters that the city is closing them down. 1 comment

  5. $100M needed for huge streetcar depotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From Crains : Missing from maps of a proposed streetcar route along the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront is where the de Blasio administration would locate the transit line's maintenance yard, which would likely be one or more facilities totaling several acres. The yard or yards would be needed to store and service the 47-car fleet.


  6. Council Member wants Coney Island Boardwalk landmarkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From the Daily News : The City Council threw its support behind landmarking the Coney Island Boardwalk on Thursday, passing a resolution urging the city to protect the iconic stretch. Councilman Mark Treyger got unanimous support for his resolution, although the Landmarks Preservation Commission has balked at making the move.


  7. Build-It-Back project topples over in BrooklynRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From NBC : A Sandy-damaged home in Brooklyn that was undergoing construction under the city's Build It Back program collapsed Wednesday, just as a family was getting ready to move back in, neighbors say. The home at 70 Beacon Court in Gerritsen Beach was badly damaged during the 2012 storm, and was finally being repaired, according to neighbors.


  8. Questioning Markey's motivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Queens Crap

    Assemblywoman Marge Markey has claimed that the Bishop of Brooklyn tried to bribe her back in 2010 for $5,000 at Bishop Ford High School in Brooklyn. Then she admitted that she was wrong , it was at the Bishop's Chancery and it was in 2007.


  9. Deck collapses with 50 people on itRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From the Daily News : A gathering in Brooklyn turned into a nightmare as a deck on the second floor of a building collapsed, injuring 13 people early Sunday, witnesses and FDNY officials said. The collapse happened at a building at Bushwick and Willoughby Aves.


  10. Curbed features interesting Kew Gardens houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From Curbed : This enormous Queens abode looks like something you'd find in the middle of the country, not Kew Gardens: It's situated atop a hill, with a set of stone stairs leading up to a rather lovely and spacious wraparound porch. The interiors of the house itself are a bit dated, which may explain why the home has gotten a price chop recently.


  11. Boondoggle streetcar line will require that new bridges be builtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From the NY Times : The Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio could require the construction of two new bridges, one over Newtown Creek and a second over the Gowanus Canal, a top administration official said on Friday. At a briefing for reporters, the official, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and other administration leaders made public new details about the streetcar proposal, with the potential need for the two bridges among the most notable and expensive elements of the planned system, which would run between Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens.


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