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More Slow Zones coming to Queens
More Slow Zones coming to Queens
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 8/01/2014 at 5:37PM

The city’s Department of Transportation announced Friday the second phase of Arterial Slow Zones, which reduce speed limits to 25 mph, in 14 new locations throughout the city.

What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 8/01/2014 at 3:13PM

Enjoy the free outdoor “14th Annual Bix Beiderbecke Sunnyside Memorial Concert” from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 2. Presenting Dixieland and swing-era jazz, the concert is located under the Sunnyside arch at 46th Street and Queens Boulevard.

Borough president rejects Astoria Cove proposal
Borough president rejects Astoria Cove proposal
Business Liam La Guerre 8/01/2014 at 3:04PM

Following a Community Board 1 ruling against the Astoria Cove proposal, Borough President Melinda Katz rejected the 1.76 million-square-foot mixed-use waterfront development on Thursday after a public hearing.

Leaders pushing to save Flushing row houses
Leaders pushing to save Flushing row houses
Business Liam La Guerre 7/31/2014 at 3:12PM

Politicians and civic representatives are still pushing for a way to save row houses, after yet another residence on 56th Road was gobbled up by a developer, who has already begun to expand it from a single-family residence to a multi-family home.

Put an end to anchor babies
Letters Letters 7/31/2014 at 11:03AM

The current flood of kids overwhelming our southern border diverts media attention from another major crisis — maternity migration (also called birth tourism). Pregnant women and their partners come here to obtain automatic U.S. citizenship for kids born on our soil, granted under the 14th Amendment. This exodus is not just from poor areas like Mexico & Central America, but also from wealthy nations like [...]