Sen. Michael Gianaris

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Fed Up With Apparent Unsafe Dutch Kills Traffic Conditions

Just off of the Queensboro Bridge in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City cars zip by and motorists shout at each other, some cause accidents, others take their driving off-road.

07/25/2013

Bikini Bar

Report: Community Board Votes No For Bikini Bar In Queens

A community board has voted against plans for a bar featuring waitresses clad only in bikinis in Queens, according to a published report.

04/17/2013

Law enforcement stands near the covered body of a suspected shooter on 5th Ave. near the Empire State Building August 24, 2012. (credit: Andrew Kelly/Getty Images)

Local Leaders React To Fatal Shooting Near Empire State Building

The incident, which comes less than two weeks after a knife-wielding man was shot dead by police in Times Square, is prompting some local leaders to call for stricter gun law

08/24/2012

Airport Security (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Want Passenger Advocate At Airports

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and state Sen. Michael Gianaris of Queens want the Transportation Security Administration to create the position at all airports.

12/11/2011

New York State Legislature

NY Senate Dems, Citing More Votes, Push GOP

Democrats in New York’s Senate say election records show they received 240,000 more votes than the Republicans in the 2010 elections, proving the GOP majority must embrace nonpartisan redrawing of election districts — again.

02/13/2011