Queens

Queens Lawmakers to Remove “Sexist” Statue

by Claudia Morell
"Triumph of Civic Virtue" Statue, Queens
Anthony Weiner, Queens Borough Hall

New York Congressman Anthony Weiner joined other Queens lawmakers in demanding that the City remove what they see as a “sexist” statue and eyesore in Kew Gardens, Queens.  Wiener wants the city to put the statue up for sale on Craigslist to raise money for the borough.

MTA Finally Quiets Subway Exhaust Fan In Queens

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MTA logo
Heath Brandon, flickr

Special equipment is set to be installed on the fan along 50th Avenue the MTA has been using for several months to vent a nearby subway tunnel.  Queens Assemblyman Michael Gianaris says the fan is a major nuisance for residents of local high-rise apartments.

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