Jimmy Van Bramer
It gives new meaning to the four letter word “tote.” New Yorkers will have to shoulder the burden of bringing their own bags to a vast array of supermarkets and department stores — or pay a 10-cent fee for each and every bag — paper or plastic.
Spikes and ‘Do Not Feed’ signs only had mixed results so the councilman found $250,000 in his discretionary budget and worked with the MTA to give the urban jungle a new soundtrack.
It’s a busy day for the New York City Council.
Some residents at a Queens apartment building say they’ve been complaining to the city for months about bugs, water and mold.
In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.
In the wake of a curb-hopping crash that took the life of a teenager, locals are calling for studies and action on what they say are the dangerous roads around high schools and LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, Queens.
There will be no service on the 7 line between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square from 11:45 p.m. on Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.
Rispoli’s friend and Queens City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said Rispoli was not robbed in the attack, and urged anyone who may have seen the assault to come forward. Police have not yet determined a motive for the attack.
In a statement, the Department of Education said new fixtures will be ordered soon but cautioned that it could take up to two months before work begins to replace the light fixtures.
Mary Kearney, 67, said she is fed up with the conditions of the house next door to her in Woodside, Queens, adding she’s concerned about rodents among other things.
In response to constituents complaining about droppings scattered about on the sidewalks under 7 Train stations, City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer has spearheaded an effort combat the problem.
Nearly one year after New York became the sixth state in the U.S. to legally recognize same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama announced his support for marriage equality.
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said he got approval to use $250,000 in city funds to pay for a shuttle bus from Vernon Boulevard Station to Grand Central. However, the MTA said no thanks.
Had the license been approved, the Gypsy Rose — which is located near the southern side of the Queensboro Bridge — would have opened its doors to the public.
Local residents say commuters come in from Long Island and hog up the spots along Queens Boulevard for 12 hours and then hop onto the 7 train into the city.