04/19/13 10:00am

Doe Map of Queens Schools

 DOE Website

New Schools
Bloomberg administration touts new Queens schools to open in September [Queens Chronicle]
City to put new schools in several struggling Queens high school buildings [Daily News]

Overcrowded Schools
Hunters Point Kindergarten Wait List Jumps 50 Percent in Growing Nabe [DNAinfo]
New Hunters Point School to Focus on Ecology and the Waterfront [DNAinfo]
Queens ‘Epicenter for Schools Overcrowding’ Works Within Limitations [DNAinfo]

Closing Schools
Panel votes to phase out two Queens schools, may still truncate third [Queens Courier]
DOE: Students can transfer out of failing schools [Queens Courier]
Two Queens Schools Set To Shutter [Queens Tribune]
Queens schools set for shuttering get squeezed instead [The New York World]

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04/11/13 10:00am

With Anthony Weiner contemplating a bid for mayor, the answer to our question of the day may not be 9.5 miles.

ascan ave to park ave sotuh
Source: GMAP

 

This is where Weiner lived in Forest Hills.

245 Park Ave South

This is where he lives now on Park Avenue South.

Anthony Weiner Ascan Avenue Forest Hills

Let us know how far you think it is in the comments or on Twitter @QueensNYCity.

 

Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin’s Post-Scandal Playbook [NY Times]
Anthony Weiner And Huma Abedin Yank Listing For $449,000 Forest Hills Condo [Huffington Post]
Weiner Rises To Fancy $3.3 Million, 12th-Floor Manhattan Apartment [Gothamist]