Rep. Joe Crowley thinks he has a way to get Citi Bike to expand into part of his central Queens district. He's introducing a bill in the House to make bike share riders eligible for pre-tax commuter benefits. It would effectively lower the price of a Citi Bike yearly pass - and then, Crowley thinks, supply and demand would take hold.
Toll collections will resume at two bridges in the storm-damaged Rockaways section of Queens.
Ashrita Furman currently holds the record for holding the most world records.
For Ashrita Furman of Queens making it into the Guinness Book of World Records was a lifelong dream. He achieved that goal in 1979, but didn’t stop there. Ashrita went on to break world record after world record, setting more than 300 of them.
Hispanic groups want to eliminate embattled ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner's district.
NEW YORK (AP)--The diverse congressional district that Anthony Weiner vacated in the midst of a sexting scandal has become the latest battleground for a Latino organization that is laboring to increase the political clout of Hispanics in Congress.