For years garbage trucks operated by the Department of Sanitation that park by the Ravenswood Houses in Astoria have caused headaches and smells. According to QNS. Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer had first begun pressuring the city for an alternative site for the trucks to park at since 2010. “It’s a decades-long problem and the people…

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Key studies for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector, called BQX, are currently underway and will determine the feasibility of continuation of the project that will serve as a 16-mile streetcar route between Brooklyn and Queen’s waterways. The proposed trolley that would travel between Sunset Park, Brooklyn and Astoria, Queens might be in trouble if the cost of…

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An announcement from Mayor Bill de Blasio at the P.S 70 town hall meeting on Wednesday stated that the popular street will be getting a redesign to make it more pedestrian friendly. According to the Department of Transportation, reviews of the street have begun, with a focus on potential safety upgrades on the blocks between 28th…

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