Telebeam’s LinkNYC Lawsuit Details Released

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Further details have been released about Telebeam Telecommunications Corporation’s lawsuit against the City over PlanNYC. The complaint, filed on Dec. 4, is seeking to prevent LinkNYC from creating a monopoly, as the contract for the kiosks was awarded to one proposal, CityBridge. The contract, which was approved by the Franchise […]

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Apartments Set To Take Over Cinema Site

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer The current of Western Queens development pushes on, as Sunnyside’s local independent theater will soon close to make room for a residential complex. Sunnyside Center Cinema has sat at the spot for years, offering tickets at very low prices compared to the typical New York multiplex theater. Property owner John […]

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Advocates Call For Rent Law Revamping

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer While Mayor Bill de Blasio seeks to create hundreds of thousands of new affordable housing units in the City, some advocates are asking, “what about the units we are already losing?” The Alliance for Tenant Power, a coalition between several advocacy organizations including Make the Road New York and […]

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MTA Outlines Two Fare Increase Proposals

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Transit fares may soon be going up again. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is looking into fare hikes across the board as part of its 2015 Financial Plan. While it is finding more ways to save money, continuously rising operational costs make the increases essential, according to the MTA. The hikes […]

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