Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012

Living and working surrounded by bikes has become the norm for Douglaston’s Peak Mountain Bike owner Jerry Emerson, his wife and co-owner Joani and manager Kenny Schmitt. Comments (1)

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012

Trading on the reputation he has earned as the “anti-Claus” or “Santa Claws,” Frank Skala put on his red suit and matching hat that have come to symbolize the holiday season on Bell Boulevard. Comment

Friday, Dec. 14, 2012


Sunnysiders rally to keep food in town


Sunnysiders rally to keep food in town

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) led a protest with Sunnyside residents last Thursday against the landlord of a Foodtown supermarket on Greenpoint Avenue who has decided to boot the store despite its requests to renegotiate the lease or buy the property. Comment
About 40 Bangladeshi activists and their allies gathered at the Jackson Heights plaza on 37th Road and 74th Street to condemn retail giant Walmart for its ties with a clothing factory in Bangladesh, where at least 117 workers died in a fire. Comment
A unique gift store on Rockaway Beach’s vulnerable shore wants the public to know it is back in business — and the city is helping to get the word out. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

In the Rockaways and Broad Channel, two regions slowly inching toward normalcy after Hurricane Sandy devastated them more than a month ago, residents are struggling with a basic household task: doing the laundry. Comment



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