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Queens: Politicians Can’t Take a Gamble Without a Deal

If one thinks of Queens and an economy that is neither sluggish nor roaring comes to mind, there is good reason. The borough has managed to weather the recession with the second-lowest unemployment rate in the New York City after Manhattan, according the US Department of Labor. The Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban […]

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A Tale of Two Plans

The Resorts World Casino opened last year in Queens and has since seen over 20,000 visitors a day on weekdays and 50,000 a day on weekends. The success of the casino has increased ridership on the subway that services the area and its residents, according to local politicians and community activists. That increased ridership has […]

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