Parents say the old playground was prone to puddles and didn't have enough swings for older kids.
Jimmy Van Bramer introduced a bill Tuesday that would require more public input for publicly-funded art.
Residents in the 26th district will vote on how to spend $1 million during the week of April 11.
Riders complained Wednesday of delays, service suspensions and packed trains on the line.
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer is organizing a rally to protest poor service on the 7 line on Wednesday.
The kids' reading room boasts new carpeting, furniture, computers and other upgrades.
The funds will be used to help industrial and manufacturing companies in the area, officials said.
A plan to build 11,250 affordable units at the site must address infrastructure, local leaders say.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants landlords of unsafe buildings to pay for tenants to live elsewhere.
A vigil will be held Monday outside the 108th Precinct, according to Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer.
Jimmy Van Bramer is asking residents how they would like to see $1 million spent in the 26th District.
Police say two men robbed William Eichhorn after he took money out of an ATM on Queens Boulevard.
Councilman Van Bramer is asking anyone with information about the robbery to come forward.
The price of a yearly bike share membership will increase to $149, officials said.
Officials said the victim, who was struck early Thursday on Queens Boulevard, has yet to be identified.
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