Long Island City

vigil for fallen cyclist
John McCarten/City Council
July 31, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Advocates for safer streets on Wednesday called on the city to install protected bikes lanes in a Queens neighborhood where two cyclists were killed this year.
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Queensboro Bridge bike path
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May 01, 2019 - 9:38 am
The Queensboro Bridge could lose another car lane to make room for bikes and pedestrians, as advocates and lawmakers decry dangerous conditions on the path shared by those walking and cycling.
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Queens Bicyclist killed vigil
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
March 16, 2019 - 4:52 pm
The strong winds could not contend with the tears of Robert Spencer’s family Saturday afternoon.
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NYPD
March 07, 2019 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- The NYPD is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a man who they say grabbed a 13-year-old Bronx girl's leg on the subway twice in two weeks. The first incident happened on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at approximately 7:15 a.m. on the 7 train as it entered the...
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Amazon
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March 04, 2019 - 4:50 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Amazon cancelled its plans to move to Long Island City, but that’s not stopping lawmakers from trying to win it back. Dozens of officials, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent a letter to the company last week in an effort to woo the online retailer. However, there is no sign that...
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Amazon
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March 02, 2019 - 1:47 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A Long Island City restaurant owner sent a threatening text to the neighborhood’s city councilman, Jimmy Van Bramer, regarding Amazon’s abandonment of its proposed second headquarters. The text demanded that Van Bramer call an Amazon executive to apologize, saying “You can be...
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Amazon building collapse
USA TODAY
March 01, 2019 - 7:43 am
New York business leaders, labor union heads and politicians signed an open letter in the New York Times attempting to woo Amazon back to Long Island City, Queens, after the company cancelled its planned second headquarters in the neighborhood on Valentine’s Day.
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Donald Trump Oval Office
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
February 22, 2019 - 4:53 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday said Amazon’s departure was a “big loss” for New York City.
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Amazon building collapse
USA TODAY
February 17, 2019 - 10:44 am
Opponents of Amazon’s planned Long Island City headquarters remain unapologetic as the city absorbs the news that the company no longer wants to be here.
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Long Island City
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
February 15, 2019 - 7:09 am
Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.
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