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Planned Parenthood's First Full-Service Queens Clinic to Open in June

The new 14,000-square-foot facility at 21-41 45th Rd. is expected to open to patients in mid-June.

Long Island City »

Bill Inspired by LIC Sculpture Plan Requires Public Input for Outdoor Art

The bill requires Percent for Art pieces be presented at a public meeting so residents can weigh in.

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Vernon Boulevard's Bike Lanes to Get $500,000 in Upgrades

A plan to improve the road's biking network won the most participatory budgeting votes.

Long Island City »

DOE Adds Kindergarten Classes at Hunters Point School for Waitlisted Kids

Parents still worry that a lack of school space will continue to be a problem in the neighborhood.

Sunnyside »

DOT Installs New Traffic Light, Lower Speed Limit at Busy Sunnyside Corner

The DOT added a light and pedestrian signals at 51st Street and Skillman Avenue last week.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside's 'Rainbow Park' Reopens After $2M Overhaul

Parents say the old playground was prone to puddles and didn't have enough swings for older kids.

Long Island City »

Controversy Over Pink Sculpture Spurs Effort to Change Public Art Program

Jimmy Van Bramer introduced a bill Tuesday that would require more public input for publicly-funded art.

Long Island City »

LIC Residents Can Vote to Fix School Playground or Increase Surveillance

Residents in the 26th district will vote on how to spend $1 million during the week of April 11.

Sunnyside »

Queens Straphangers Rail Against Poor 7 Train Service at Sunnyside Rally

Riders complained Wednesday of delays, service suspensions and packed trains on the line.

Sunnyside »

Suffered Enough? Share Your 7-Train Horror Stories With DNAinfo

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is organizing a rally to protest poor service on the 7 line on Wednesday.

Astoria »

Renovation on Kids Center at Broadway Library to Include Model Train Set

The kids' reading room boasts new carpeting, furniture, computers and other upgrades.

Long Island City »

LIC Industrial Business Zone Gets $100K in Funding

The funds will be used to help industrial and manufacturing companies in the area, officials said.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Yards Affordable Housing Raises Concerns About Transit, Schools

A plan to build 11,250 affordable units at the site must address infrastructure, local leaders say.

Civic Center »

Bill Would Force Landlords to Pay for Displaced Tenants' Temporary Shelter

Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.

Long Island City »

Vigil Planned in Long Island City for Slain NYPD Officers

A vigil will be held Monday outside the 108th Precinct, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.