Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST 

Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 59. Winds less than 5 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: 10th annual Queens Restaurant Week

From September 30 to October 3 and October 7 through 10, diners can enjoy three-course dinners for $28 and three-course lunches for $14 at most of more than 50 participating Queens eateries. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Pols and Sikh Cultural Society respond to alleged Sikh hate crime

Just days after a Sikh professor at Columbia University was brutally attacked, the Sikh community and elected officials gathered in Richmond Hill to speak out against what is being investigated as a hate crime. Read more: The Queens Courier

Nearly 70% of voters want protected bike lanes, pedestrian islands on neighborhood streets

Attention mayoral candidates: Voters — even those with cars — want protected bike lanes and pedestrian islands that make it safer to cross the street, a poll being released Monday reveals. Read more: New York Daily News

Government shutdown would have major effect on New York

The countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 25 hours away. Read more: CBS New York

Animal rights activists protest live meat market in Queens

Some demonstrators — like those gathered in Queens to protest the conditions of chickens and other animals raised for meat — really know how to make a sign. Read more: New York Daily News

NYC official website gets redesign

New York City has unveiled a redesign of its official website to make it more intuitive and accessible. Read more: Fox New York