12/28/12 11:00am

7-train-cars

Image source: freezr on Flickr

We’ve pointed out that 7 train service is scheduled to be suspended during the weekends of Lunar New Year festivities in February (though that may change, depending on the outcome of the talks coming up), but we thought we’d lay out the actual schedule of the suspensions, which start this coming weekend.

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11/07/12 2:00pm

dunkin-queens-plaza-hurricane-sandy

Image source: DNAinfo

DNAinfo reports on some positive news in the silver lining realm – increased business at Queens Plaza, not to mention this area in LIC was one of the main transit hubs that could get people straight into Manhattan. Dunkin Donuts said they served twice the usual number of customers (so, around 1,600 people). LIC Bicycles also sold a lot of bikes, especially those in the $300-$500 range; rental bikes did well, too. The Queens Rozina Mini Mart also has a lot of customers. (more…)