Speed Cameras Should Be Installed At Every School, Van Bramer Says

May 26, Staff Report

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer is calling on Albany to lift a cap on traffic speed cameras, which currently sit outside only 140 of New York City’s roughly 2,000 schools.

New York State first installed speed cameras in 20 school locations as part of a pilot program in 2013;…

“Luxy Lady” Salon Opens On Jackson Avenue

May 23, By Jackie Strawbridge

A new salon promising high-end hair, nail and beauty services is now open on Jackson Avenue.

Luxy Lady Salon opened about two weeks ago at 10-17 Jackson Ave. and caters to men and women.…

New 160-Room Hotel Now Open On Queens Plaza N

May 20, Staff Report

A new 160-room hotel is now open on Queens Plaza North.

The Marriott Courtyard Hotel opened Tuesday at 29-15 Queens Plaza North. Focused on business travelers, the hotel includes a computer library, several meeting rooms,…

BQX Board Includes Developers of Major Local Projects

May 18, Staff Report

Some of the names behind the push for a new streetcar system between Queens and Brooklyn will sound familiar to western Queens residents, due to major projects they are developing here.

The Friend of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) – which has been working on the Connector plan since 2014 – has released its board of directors list (online here).…

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