Astoria Times

Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010

Jackson Heights

Diversity essential to Jackson Heights’ future: Dromm

City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) said that as Jackson Heights’ population grows, he is concerned longtime residents, some of whom may be low-income, may become the victims of gentrification. Comment.
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Pawn shop rankles biz owners

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce has raised concerns over a pawnshop planned for the corner of Queens Boulevard and 46th Street, but after discussions between City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside), state Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan (D-Ridgewood) and the owner, the fears may be allayed. Comment.
Astoria Times

Long Island City show releases tension with soothing art

Artists and borough residents celebrated National Relaxation Day at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City Sunday with an exhibit that explored the idea of rest, including a piece that was slowly melting and another made with flowers that are typically placed at grave sites. Comment.

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