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Wednesday: Sunny. High 61. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Wednesday night: Clear skies. Low 39. Winds NNW at 10 to 20 mph.


Amanda Loulaki flirts with fragmented time, imagery, empty space, non-linear narrative and the extremities of a movement’s physicality. The work contains a series of vignettes incorporating autobiographical elements while presenting the body as a container of history, and the space as a container of the body. At the Chocolate Factory Theater in LIC through Saturday, April 12.  Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Chick-Fil-A expanding into New York City: report

A southern fast food staple as famous for its CEO’s controversial stances as it is for its fried chicken sandwiches is set to open dozens of restaurants in New York City, according to published reports. Read more: NBC New York

Council to introduce bill for ID cards for undocumented NYers

The City Council is scheduled to introduce legislation on Thursday to create municipal ID cards for undocumented New Yorkers — following through on an initiative pitched by the mayor during his February State of the City speech. Read more: New York Post

NYPD to update training and policy on responding to fires

Speaking from the Police Academy’s C Deck, where recruits perform and practice formation tactics, Commissioner Bill Bratton said that moving forward there will be a new focus for part of training to become an NYPD officer: responding to fires. Read more: Fox New York

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito seeks extra $5 million for NYC Council 

The New York City Council apparently wants to go on a spending spree — on itself. Read more: CBS New York

Toyota recalls 6.39 million vehicles

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems spanning nearly 30 models in Japan, the U.S., Europe and other places. Read more: AP

Hybrids help save gas

By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com


2012 Toyota Prius V

Price: $26,400

Estimated Miles Per Gallon: 44

According to Ronald Cordero, sales consultant at Star Toyota, this Prius is being used by the Department of Transportation, Taxis and the Department of Environmental Protection.

Info from Toyota.com


2012 Toyota Scion IQ

Price: $15,000

Estimated Miles Per Gallon: 37

Info from Scion.com


2012 Subaru Impreza

Price: $17,000

Estimated Miles Per Gallon: 36

Most fuel efficient gas engine all-wheel drive car, according to Doug Filardo of Star Subaru


2012 Chevy Volt

Price: Starts at $31,645

Estimated Miles Per Gallon: 35

According to Edmunds, “the Chevy Volt is the most fuel-efficient car on the market but it’s pricey for what you get.”

Info from Chevrolet.com