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St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early to the Rockaways

St. Patrick’s Day Comes Early to the Rockaways

Snow was piled on the ground and temperatures hovered below 40 degrees for the first Saint Patrick’s Day parade of the year out in Rockaway, Queens, yesterday. But the residents turned out strongly anyway. Crowds of bright green lined the parade route, an antidote to the chill weather. Saint Patrick’s Day is not until March […]

Amazon’s HQ2 Gets Icy Reception at City Council Hearing

Amazon’s HQ2 Gets Icy Reception at City Council Hearing

Any hope of a warm welcome for Amazon’s planned second headquarters in New York dissipated on Wednesday during a City Council committee hearing as the company’s representatives were buffeted by questions from council members on one side and jeering union members and activists on the other. As the city prepared for a deep freeze, the […]

Amazon's HQ2 Gets Icy Reception at City Council Hearing

Amazon's HQ2 Gets Icy Reception at City Council Hearing

Any hope of a warm welcome for Amazon’s planned second headquarters in New York dissipated on Wednesday during a City Council committee hearing as the company’s representatives were buffeted by questions from council members on one side and jeering union members and activists on the other. As the city prepared for a deep freeze, the […]