Unelected community boards should be able to dictate the terms of street safety redesigns in their districts — even if that goes against the judgment of city planners, City Council Transportation Chair Selvena Brooks-Powers said this week.
An SUV driver slammed into a 10-year-girl on the sidewalk in Queens after losing control of the truck as she pulled out of a grocery store parking lot, killing the girl and injuring another woman on Wednesday, police said.
We're fans of hipsters and we're fans of three local businesses in the Rockaways. But we are definitely not fans of the Parks Department's money grab that could doom Caracas Arepa Bar, Low Tide bar and Rippers. That, plus the other news of the day.