Another Report Of Debris Falling From Elevated Train Line, This Time In BrooklynIt happened at Broadway and Myrtle Avenue below the J, M, Z station in Brooklyn.
'Somebody's Going To Die': Driver's Roof Smashed By More Falling Debris From MTA Elevated Subway Platform“They weigh several pounds and when they fall from a distance of 20, 30, 40 feet, they're projectiles. They're really missiles coming down to the ground,” City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer said.
MTA On The Hot Seat After More Falling Debris Rains Down On Pedestrians, Drivers In QueensDangerous pieces of debris once again rained down onto Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. A chunk of metal plunged off the elevated 7 line and gave locals a scare.
New Yorkers Sound Off On Decision To Put Advertising On Iconic Pepsi-Cola Sign In LICThe famous Pepsi-Cola sign in Queens has a new look for the first time in its 80-year history, and some people are not pleased.
MTA Announces Plans To Install Netting To Catch Falling Debris On The No. 7 Line In Woodside, QueensIf only the MTA could do something about the debris that keeps falling from the platforms, damaging cars. Following another incident, there might be a solution.
NYC Public Libraries Warn Proposed Budget Cuts May Lead To Reduced HoursPublic libraries are facing several million dollars in budget cuts. Now, one of New York City most famous fictional writers is leading the push-back.
De Blasio Says Amazon 'Just Plain Walked Away' From NYC, Residents Still Divided On Failed DealReaction to Amazon’s decision to pull the plug on a second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens has become just as divisive as the agreement itself.
Report: Amazon Reconsidering NYC Headquarters Amid Growing OppositionAmazon is reconsidering its plan to open its second headquarters in Long Island City, according to a report in the Washington Post.
Queens Councilman Says Thumb Tacks Found On Bike Lane Are 'A Criminal Act Of Vigilantism'The tacks have been since cleaned up, but Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-26th) insists they were purposely put there to hurt someone.
Bill Aims To Crack Down On Car Dealerships That Illegally Park On City SidewalksNew York City pedestrians and the City Council are pushing back against car dealerships they say have stolen their sidewalks.
Woodside Residents Want Railroad To Clean Up Trash On TracksWet, soggy garbage litters the train tracks in Woodside, Queens. It’s a pile of problems for residents who live along the railway that’s run by CSX Transportation.
'This Lobby Is A Hate Crime:' Posters Of Hitler, Jim Crow, Guns & Swastikas Cover Sunnyside LobbyResidents of a Queens condo building claim they're being terrorized by the property manager who has turned their lobby into a tribute to hate.
Queens Leaders, Residents Call For Reopening Of Long Island City FirehouseEngine Company 261 was closed in 2003 by the Bloomberg administration, because of budget cuts. Now, residents say responses times have slowed.
NYC Introduces Its First Girl Scout Troop For Homeless GirlsThe Girl Scouts of New York City are making history.
Queens Accident Victims' Families Demand Street Safety UpgradeFamily members of people killed in traffic accidents joined New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer in calling for street safety improvements on Thursday.