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  1. De Blasio Team Gradually Beefing Up Its Parking Reform ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Streetsblog

    New York is one step closer to overhauling a discredited policy that drives up the cost of housing and makes traffic congestion worse, but the scope of the reforms the de Blasio administration is pursuing remains limited. The city is proposing to eliminate parking requirements in a new transit zone - but only for subsidized units.


  2. The loophole to get a home in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Housing Wire

    It's tough getting a house in New York City. Inventory is tight and home prices are too high, but according to an article in Bloomberg, residents of the city are finding a very helpful loophole: adverse possession.


  3. Mighty Quinn: February 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | New York Daily News

    Walker Hornung: "From Brooklyn's Gran Torino to Ozone Park's Clubhouse and on out to The Hampton's Oak Tree Inn and all points in between, every single person who knew Michael Collins today has a heavy heart for one of the world's truly good guys. So many good times.


  4. D.A. Kenneth Thompson discusses wrongful convictions at Criminal Bar meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Kings County Criminal Bar Association hosted Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson at its monthly meeting in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. The district attorney brought members of his Conviction Review Unit to discuss wrongful convictions in Brooklyn.


  5. How to Hang Out in a House Until It's YoursRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Bloomberg

    Adverse possession is the centuries-old legal principal that says, basically, if a squatter occupies a piece of land long enough, he owns it. This week, a Howard Beach man named Peter Zephyrin has been telling local news outlets that he's using adverse possession to take ownership of a boarded-up apartment complex in Queens - and that he's charging tenants $250 a week to take up residence there.


  6. Queens woman caught with stolen watch in court: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | New York Daily News

    Kiaralys Torres leaves Brooklyn Federal Court with a monitoring device around her right ankle Thursday after she allegedly wore a victim's stolen watch to the arraignment of her accomplices. A Queens woman was busted Thursday on federal robbery charges after she wore a wristwatch stolen from the victim to the arraignment of her accomplices.


  7. Armed-robbery suspect busted after wearing stolen watch to courtRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | New York Post

    A jewelry-obsessed Queens woman was busted for her role in an armed home-invasion robbery after she moronically wore a glimmering watch that was lifted during the heist - when she showed up at the Brooklyn federal court arraignment of her co-conspirators, court papers state. Kiaralys Torres and two pals had first gone to the home of a Queens store owner who specialized in perfume and jewelry in September and inquired about making large-scale purchases, papers state.


  8. Governor Cuomo Announces AirTrain JFK Reaches Record High Ridership in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 |

    February 10th, 2015 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that in 2014 AirTrain JFK hit its 10th consecutive annual ridership record , reaching approximately 6.5 million riders a nearly 250 percent increase since the airport's rail link to and from the MTA's Jamaica and Howard Beach stations made its first full-year debut in 2004. "AirTrain JFK has proven to be not only one of the most convenient and affordable ways of getting to and from the airport , but also one of the most popular," Governor Cuomo said.


  9. Best Actor: N.J. up-and-comer earns L.A. Web Fest nomination for work in online seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD - An N.J. actor is one of the best the web has to offer, according to his recent nomination for an L.A. Web Fest award. The web series festival, happening in California this April, recently announced Ezie Cotler as an 'Outstanding Lead Actor in a Dramatic Series' nominee for his work on the online show, Crew .


  10. Commuter Alert: Service Changes On 15 Subway Lines This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | CBS Local

    CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links [...] WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of America's most listened to radio stations providing news and information on the AM dial in New York for 45 years.


  11. Black History Month 2015: a long road to equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | New York Daily News

    Demonstrators flanked by National Guardsmen in Memphis in 1968. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. came to the city to support a strike by black sanitation workers.


  12. NY: Train Resumes After Riders Stranded for Hours near Queensboro PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Mass Transit

    Feb. 02--Thousands of riders were stranded on the No. 7 line for hours after a train lost power when the rails froze over at a major Queens station during Monday morning's commute, killing service on the entire line for most of the day.


  13. Boston sports are destroying New York's, and it's not closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | New York Post

    In honor of Groundhog Day on Tuesday, Pete Carroll is allowed to keep coaching the same game over again until he gets it right. But since commissioner Roger Goodell has already handed the Patriots the Lombardi Trophy, they get to keep it.


  14. 7 train suspended in both directions after third rail ices overRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Newsday

    Workers along the 7 line on Monday, February 2, 2015. MTA crews are working to move a stalled train out of the way after it lost power due to ice on the third rail.


  15. Where to go for dinner and dancing on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Newsday

    Adrienne Sam of Howard Beach and Franz Nelson of Baldwin dance at Puglia Restaurant in Garden City, January 10, 2015. Photo Credit: Aaron Zebrook Adrienne Sam of Howard Beach and Franz Nelson of Baldwin dance at Puglia Restaurant in Garden City, January 10, 2015.


  16. Mayor, borough president talk snow during impromptu meeting on Staten Island TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    Making his rounds throughout the city to see how people were faring in the snow, Mayor Bill de Blasio make an impromptu stop at a Staten Island diner Tuesday morning to catch up with Borough President James Oddo. De Blasio had spent the morning in different parts of the city, including Bayside and Howard Beach in Queens and parts of Staten Island.


  17. Bank robbery, spurred by panic over rent, was 'just an act of desperation by a knucklehead,' NYPD source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 |

    He had lost his job at Applebee's, and his girlfriend's parents wanted him to pay his rent, so he did the only thing he thought he could -- he robbed a bank, authorities said. The Tottenville man accused of robbing the TD Bank branch at 929 Huguenot Ave. on Jan. 16 said a "hellacious panic attack", followed by an "out-of-body experience," spurred him to commit the crime, a law enforcement source said.


  18. Michael Farkas sworn in as president of the Kings County Criminal BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    The Kings County Criminal Bar Association held its annual election to induct Michael Farkas as its new president Thursday night. The meeting, which also featured a program for Continuing Legal Education credits, took place at the Brooklyn Bar Association headquarters at 123 Remsen St. Michael Farkas brings a second generation of leadership to the Brooklyn Bar, being the son of a former KCCBA President George Farkas.


  19. Kiwanis raises over $2,000 for Lyme diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Jackson Heights News

    Kiwanis members representing three boroughs and upstate New York traveled to Maspeth last week to raise money to support children struggling with pediatric Lyme disease. Lieutenant Governor of Kiwanis Queens West Division J.P. Di Troia hosted members from the Forest Hills, Middle Village, Maspeth, Glendale, Howard Beach, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, East River, Staten Island and Seneca divisions of Kiwanis at the Fresh Pond Crematory last Wednesday, where the group raised over $2,000 for the cause.


  20. John Gotti once threatened to tear Frank Sinatra a new ***hole, writes son in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Revealed: Mob boss John Gotti died choking on his own vomit but in his heyday he once split from prison to 'rub out' a traitor then went home to make love to his wife and threatened to tear Frank Sinatra a new ***hole, writes son in memoir John Gotti was treated worse than a Guantanamo terrorist, says his son in a tell-all book detailing his father's life He was locked up in isolation for 23.5 hours a day, chained up when he showered, and spreadeagled naked if guards were having a bad day. Mob boss John Gotti - known as the Dapper Don for his custom-made suits and slicked down hair - died a death he might have wished on his worst enemies.


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