Well I’m Southbound, Lord I’m comin’ home to you.
Well I’m Southbound, baby, Lord I’m comin’ home to you.
I got that old lonesome feelin’ that’s sometimes called the blues.
Is South Beach the South? Who knows? Who Cares? It’s really cold and I’m outta here. But before I go, there’s a little tidying up I need to do.
Following up on last week’s “Crosswalk” editorial, a special thank-you to ‘Anna’ in the comments, who provided the turnkey complaint link to hopefully get something done on Center Boulevard. Fill this out, it takes two minutes, and goes to the right people:
Next, another local meeting, this one is open to all: Ask Gantry State Park, Wednesday February 5, 6:30pm, at PS78. Officials from the NY State Parks Department will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, such as “What’s the deal with the closed playground on 48th Avenue, and when will the basketball courts be upgraded?” It will be moderated by CB2 Chairman Joe Conley.
Finally, a few stories about Library-Gate. Did you know the head of the Queens Library makes $391,000 and gets a new car every year? I did not, and neither did Jimmy Van Bramer, the head of the library committee on the city council. Read on…
Expanding Center Blvd Needs Crosswalks and Stop Signs Locals Say – lookee here, the mainstream pres picks up on our local issue. A little corroboration, but not much new
Queens Skyline to Change Due to Several Mega-Developments On Way – not much new here if you’ve been reading the local news
59-Unit Rental on 11th Street to be Ready by Spring – not much new here
The Shannon Pot Will Re-Open on January 28th – like I say about my golf game “Third time’s the charm!” Finally some news from the Court Square blog.
Queens Library Prez Gets $390G, Luxe Office Makover, While Shedding 130 Jobs – first comes the set-up. Good piece of investigative work by The Daily News. Now this is exactly why we need local newspapers!
Van Bramer Calls for Oversight Hearing on Queens Library – then comes the backlash
Queens Library CEO Calls Pay “Average” – then come the excuses …uh, uhh, guffaw