Mission Virtually Accomplished: The Lefferts Blvd. Elevator Is Activated.

South Ozone Park, N.Y., U.S.A. In what I admit could be an abberation in the usual posts that get written here, here is an actual good news bulletin and sign of albeit late ass civic progress. As reported here since this digital publication’s inception, it took almost 4 years, but the main entrance of the … Continue reading Mission Virtually Accomplished: The Lefferts Blvd. Elevator Is Activated.

There Is A Delay At Lefferts Blvd. Station Renovation Ahead Because Of State And City Government Indifference And Negligence, Stupid Bickering From The Governor And Mayor, Tardy Contractors, Selective And Overdue Renovations At Other Stations, And Stupid Priorities Focusing On Optics And Social Interaction.

Lefferts Blvd. Station, November 2017. Ain’t a damn thing changed. Richmond Hill, Queens, N.F’n.Y. The renovation and modernization of the Lefferts Blvd. Station remains incomplete and nearly 2 years behind schedule. This was supposed to be finished on September 2016. When I last wrote about this, it was with great relief that the staircase was … Continue reading There Is A Delay At Lefferts Blvd. Station Renovation Ahead Because Of State And City Government Indifference And Negligence, Stupid Bickering From The Governor And Mayor, Tardy Contractors, Selective And Overdue Renovations At Other Stations, And Stupid Priorities Focusing On Optics And Social Interaction.

Bereft Of An Event Of Balloons, A Light Show And Craft Beers, The Lefferts Blvd. Stairway Is Complete.

Richmond Hill, The Dirty Southeast Of Queens, N.Y. It is done. It took 2 and a half years to renovate and restructure. It took so long that the station looks unrecognizable. Maybe because thousands of people aren’t moving at a snail’s pace to exit. For it now looks free for proper egress. Anyway here it … Continue reading Bereft Of An Event Of Balloons, A Light Show And Craft Beers, The Lefferts Blvd. Stairway Is Complete.

Scenes Of Queens: Rockaway Boulevard Station, Art Over ADA Compliancy

This post on the scenes of Queens focuses on one of the MTA and NYC Transit’s most recognizable depots,  the Rockaway Blvd. Station in Ozone Park, where the A trains go to and from Lefferts Blvd. and Mott Ave. destinations before going to their destinations in Richmond Hill and Far Rockaway. Although at times it’s … Continue reading Scenes Of Queens: Rockaway Boulevard Station, Art Over ADA Compliancy

Jamaica Avenue’s Million Dollar Pit Of Despair And Graffiti

  Richmond Hill, Queens, New York On the day after the six-alarm fire that destroyed the homes above storefronts in Richmond Hill and taking pics of the charred windows on the buildings, strolling about 8 blocks east by Lefferts Blvd. there exists this unsightly gated wall protruding on the sidewalk next to a barber shop … Continue reading Jamaica Avenue’s Million Dollar Pit Of Despair And Graffiti

Just Walk Away From The MTA, Transit President Andy Byford

Andy Byford and that moment of clarity he abandoned to take the reins of the MTA, the worst fucking transit system of the universe. Andy Byford may have just realized he is in way over his head and out of his league in his well-paid state service leadership position (yeah it’s redundant, I’m writing about … Continue reading Just Walk Away From The MTA, Transit President Andy Byford

New Bad Days 23: Cell Phone Thefts Grow In Queens With The Victims Mostly Kids, Kinky Hookups With Terrible And Fatal Results, And More Shootings And Stabbings Dispersed Through The Boroughs

Look, subway graffiti is coming back… Brooklyn In downtown Brooklyn by the Barclays Center around 2:15 p.m., a man pulled out a gun and starting firing wildly around the terminal, wounding a 50 year old man. In Park Slope, a man was chased, beaten with bats and stabbed to death by a group of 3 … Continue reading New Bad Days 23: Cell Phone Thefts Grow In Queens With The Victims Mostly Kids, Kinky Hookups With Terrible And Fatal Results, And More Shootings And Stabbings Dispersed Through The Boroughs

Breaking News: The Governor Does Notice Things

Governor Andy Cuomo, activating the pressure point for his observational ability. The consternation by some, which consists of the 40% who view him unfavorably including the author of this site, might have to acknowledge the recent acts by Governor “Mario’s Son” Cuomo as evidence of his ability to take proactive responses and action to address … Continue reading Breaking News: The Governor Does Notice Things