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Call for full gaming at Resorts World Casino
Call for full gaming at Resorts World Casino
Business Terence M. Cullen 5/29/2013 at 11:46AM

Politicians and leaders in the Queens business community are calling for the state to ante up on full gaming in Queens. State legislators and the Queens Chamber of Commerce called for a better plan to give Queens a casino if voters approve table gaming this November. They said Resorts World Casino New York City could [...]

Parking just got more pleasant
News Michael Pantelidis 4/13/2012 at 4:59PM

Newly approved legislation is providing drivers with peace of mind by curbing unfair parking fines. Councilmember James Gennaro joined community leaders and residents to celebrate the passage of a law requiring any parking ticket to be cancelled upon the presentation of a valid muni-meter receipt no later than five minutes after the violation is issued. [...]

No ticket while getting your ticket
News Michael Pantelidis 1/24/2012 at 1:31PM

New legislation is aiming to please drivers by “parking” many of their muni-meter tickets. The City Council recently passed a bill that will spare commuters the stress of receiving a parking ticket while retrieving their muni-meter receipt. Prior to the bill, if a driver presented a valid receipt to a traffic enforcement agent, there was [...]

Conventional Wisdom: Cuomo pushes for center in Queens
Conventional Wisdom: Cuomo pushes for center in Queens
News Steve Mosco 1/10/2012 at 1:00PM

During his State of the State address on January 4, Governor Andrew Cuomo made many bold pronouncements, but perhaps his most ambitious statement was his proposal for the “nation’s largest convention center in Queens.” And the governor already has a spot picked out and a developer in mind – Genting America, the company which brought [...]