After a five week closure, the G train is now running again in Long Island City and Brooklyn. Subway service resumed this morning at 5 am. The MTA had to close down the line to make Sandy related repairs — three million gallons of salt water flooded the train tunnel during the storm. The MTA […]
On Rockaway Reef, Taking Dinner to Go, on the Point of a Spear [NY Times] Lawrence Cemetery Gets Funding for Repairs [NY1] Foundation Work Underway for Fresh Meadows 12-Story Hotel [Queens Courier] Talk Continues on Reviving Rockaway Beach Rail Line [Queens Chronicle] Werber Pays $32M for Astoria Commercial Building [The Real Deal] Here’s Where You […]
Q’Stoner readers, we are taking off early for the Labor Day weekend. We’ll be back to our regular scheduled programming on the morning of Tuesday, September 2nd. Enjoy the holiday! And don’t forget to follow Brownstoner Queens on Facebook and Twitter.
On September 17th, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by a majority of delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. One framer, Rufus King, had traveled to the Pennsylvania event from his family farm in Jamaica, Queens. The statesman’s career was only beginning at the time, and he went on to serve four terms as […]
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