The Rockaways in the New York City borough of Queens was one of the hardest hit areas of Superstorm Sandy. Only one week after the storm, the community came out to vote. These are the voices of the people.
Despite the construction of two new schools, a surge in population in Long Island City means there is greater competition for seats. P.S. 312, a K-8 school, and I.S./H.S. 404, a 9th to 12th grade school are opening in September 2013, but not all local kids will get a place.
From “vintage” to “thrift,” there exists a class system of consignment stores. And the difference is most notably in the price.
NYC Parks don’t lock playground gates at night forcing tots to play among used condoms, shattered beer botles and overflowing trash cans in the morning.