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  1. Eyebrow-raising apartment listing in LICRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Queens Crap

    "Hello QC, I walked into an open house for several apartments at 36-10 11th St in Queens this weekend and I noticed a telltale sign that the building might have been illegally subdivided. The apartment buzzer on the front only listed three apartments, even thought there are 4 newly remodeled units in the building.


  2. 2 Queens pols jockeying for speakershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Queens Crap

    From NY1 : Just two and a half years ago, half a dozen candidates slugged it out to become the next speaker of the city council. It was a hard-fought race that captivated City Hall in late 2013, but Melissa Mark Viverito emerged as the victor.


  3. Goldfeder not running againRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 4 | Queens Crap

    From NY1 : Queens State Assembly Member Phil Goldfeder will not seek re-election when his term ends at the end of the year, his office confirmed Thursday. Goldfeder said he will not be seek a fourth term as the 23rd District's representative in Albany, a district that includes the Rockaways, Ozone Park, Howard Beach, and Broad Channel.


  4. Pols ask for some common senseRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From the Queens Chronicle : Three elected officials representing a large stretch of Woodhaven Boulevard have asked the Department of Transportation to go back to an alternative plan for its Select Bus Service proposal. Councilman Eric Ulrich , Assemblyman Mike Miller and state Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. in a May 2 letter urged DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg to utilize what is called Concept 1 for SBS from Rockaway Boulevard to Park Lane South.


  5. Spa Castle reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From NBC : Spa Castle, a popular indoor pool and spa facility in Queens, has reopened after being shut down by the Health Department earlier this year. Spa pools and outdoor pools at the College Point location were closed in March after health investigators discovered a water return feature in one of the pools that drew a girl underwater with excessive suction on Feb. 19, authorities said.


  6. Planted ruin construction underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From DNA Info : Repairs to a damaged fountain in Kew Gardens began this week and will include plans to transform the site into a plaza dedicated to women of the borough, according to the Queens borough president. The $720,000 restoration project by the city's Department of Design and Construction will repair the stonework at the base of a fountain at the corner of Queens Boulevard and Union Turnpike on the ground of Borough Hall.


  7. Amtrak tunnel takes developer by surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From Crains : A Manhattan-based developer has reconfigured its planned 1,197-unit Hunters Point South apartment complex after learning an Amtrak tunnel and power lines ran under the city-owned project site, Crain's has learned. As part of the new design, developer TF Cornerstone will include a 600-seat school for the rapidly growing neighborhood on the Queens waterfront.


  8. Monster house blighting neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Queens Crap

    MONSTER HOUSE at 233 street and 130th Ave on the border of Laurelton and Rosedale, has haunted this Queens neighborhood since 2008. Now this MONSTER HOUSE has given birth to a GARBAGE DUMP and a JUNK YARD.


  9. A scholarship exclusively for native New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Queens Crap

    Hi, We at the Law Offices of Ivan M. Diamond, like you I'm sure, are big fans of New York values. Attorney Ivan Diamond was born and raised in NYC and believes the city made him who he is today.


  10. The crap on 56th RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Queens Crap

    Hi Crappy, "Rode my bike to Flushing Meadows today and on the way there I saw the "Crap" is spreading all along 56th Road. I can't imagine what it could feel like living in between new homes like this and have my view and light almost entirely blocked out! When I got home and looked up the home on Google Maps that section of the block is blacked out on the street browse option.


  11. What Tommy Huang did in BaysideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Queens Crap

    "Hi, My name is Wray Gillette. I thought I would share with you some more "Queens Crap"... It appears there was absolutely no enforcement of the CODES that are/were in place.


  12. The Frankenhouse of MaspethRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Queens Crap

    "Hey Crappie please add this to your monster houses that are swallowing up Queens. This used to be a nice house till they started making "little" alterations all of which were legal according to the DOB.


  13. Public toilets sit unused in warehouse for 10 yearsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From CBS 2 : If you are looking for a public restroom in New York City, you will find a dozen of them by walking down an off-the-beaten-track lane toward a warehouse in an industrial section of Maspeth, Queens. They are automatic and self-cleaning, and they have been sitting there unused for about a decade.


  14. Destruction of Judge Garaufis' house proves need for landmarkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Queens Crap

    "This house, along with all of the houses on 40th Avenue from All Saints Church to 223rd Street, were included in a proposed historic district. It was ignored by then-Councilmember now-convicted felon doing jail time Dan Halloran.


  15. Sanders drops out of congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From the Queens Chronicle : State Sen. James Sanders Jr. announced Tuesday afternoon that he is ending his campaign for Congress and will instead run to defend his seat in the 10th District this fall.


  16. Jamaica Bay movie about to premierRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From PIX11 : For the past five years it has been "lights, camera, action" on Jamaica Bay. A new documentary called "Saving Jamaica Bay" will premier at the Queens World Film Festival on March 17, 2016.


  17. About the landmark backlogRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Queens Crap

    Sorry to be late with this. The LPC decided to designate 3 of the 8 items on the backlog list for Queens: Bowne Street Community Church Lydia Ann Bell and William Ahles House Pepsi Cola Sign However, the following were removed from their calendar: Old Calvary Cemetery Gatehouse - Van Bramer First Reformed Church and Sunday School of College Point - Vallone Proposed Douglaston Historic District Extension - Vallone Spanish Towers - Dromm Fairway Apartments - Dromm Included are the names of the council members who did not support the designations of the dropped items.


  18. 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.


  19. Elmhurst building facade peels awayRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From PIX11 : A portion of a Verizon building in Queens came crashing to the ground during a powerful overnight storm that downed trees and power lines across the area. It happened at Vietor Avenue and Broadway in the Elmhurst section of Queens.


  20. Assembly Member Barbara Clark has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Queens Crap

    From the Times Ledger : State Assemblywoman Barbara Clark , who represented parts of southeast Queens, died at the age of 76 Monday night, a representative from her district office said. The cause of death was not immediately known.


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