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Fueling LGBTQ+ business growth: 2023 Queens LGBTQ+ Business Convening coming to La Guardia Community College May 31

May 25, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The 2023 Queens LGBTQ+ Business Convening is set to bring together over 600 business professionals and entrepreneurs from across New York City at LaGuardia Community College on Wednesday, May 31.  The highly anticipated event, now in its third year, aims to provide diverse workforce development opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs…. Read more »

Racks in Effect: City, MTA to Put Bike Parking at Dozens of Subway Stations

This article was originally published by The CITY on Jan. 11, 2023 By Jose Martinez The MTA and City Hall are shifting into gear on ways to better connect bicycles and other green forms of transportation to the subways, buses and bridges. MTA officials on Wednesday unveiled “Extending Transit’s Reach,” the report from a yearlong… Read more »

Schneps Media Buys Queens Post, Expanding Reach Across ‘The World’s Borough’

Jan. 9, 2023 Staff Report Schneps Media, publisher of over a dozen news websites and more than 80 print publications across New York City, Philadelphia and Florida, announced its acquisition of Queens Post — one of the leading local news operations serving Queens and Brooklyn. Queens Post, consisting of 11 news sites in Queens and one… Read more »

Pols Push Albany On Ideas for Free Bus Rides

This article was originally published by The CITY on Dec. 14, 2022 By Jose Martinez As the country’s largest mass transit system teeters on the edge of a so-called fiscal cliff, New York lawmakers on Wednesday touted a package of “Fix the MTA” bills designed to pull the agency back from the brink of financial… Read more »

Mayor Signs Legislation That Aims to Diversify Ranks of FDNY, Requires Ethnic Breakdown of Firefighters at Each Firehouse

Nov. 28, 2022 By Christian Murray New York City Mayor Eric Adams signed legislation today that requires the FDNY to diversify the ethnic makeup of its ranks and introduce anti-discrimination training. The mayor signed a package of five bills that aims to increase the recruitment of underrepresented groups within the department. The legislation also requires… Read more »

Where and Why E-Bikes Catch Fire in NYC — And What Can Be Done About It

This article was originally published by The CITY on Nov. 21, 2022 By Greg B. Smith, Rachel Holliday Smith, Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Suhail Bhat After a fast-moving fire in a luxury Manhattan tower called Rivercourt injured dozens of tenants and triggered a daring high-rise rescue, fire officials made clear that the cause was an increasingly common… Read more »