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Western Queens Pols: Amtrak Is Intimidating Homeowners With ‘Money Grab’ Scheme

The top elected officials representing Astoria claim Amtrak is railroading their constituents.

For decades, Amtrak has leased the property underneath the trusses of the Hell Gate Bridge (known as the Hell Gate Line Right-of-Way) that is partly in Astoria—which owned by the agency—to homeowners for a nominal fee, which frees the public-private railway company of any responsibility to maintain the premises. 565 more words

Joe Crowley

clean shaven

Getting around town, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

The wheel of the year is about to turn again, and the particular station we are in – what the Pagan crowd would call “Lughnasadh” – is about to give way to the pleasant temperatures and beneficial quality of light which will begin to lessen when Samhain rolls around at the end of October. 303 more words

New York City

Day 12+13: Neck and neck


Day 12+13:

The struggle is real. A few days ago I woke up feeling lazy.  My Hepburn dress from the Gap looked incredibly attractive in my closet. 155 more words


Eastern Oregon

This has been one of the strangest summers for me on record. A lot of new things, a lot of challenging and difficult things, and a lot of unexpected things. 191 more words


Burn/I'm On Fire

“So kiss him again,
Just to prove to me that you can,
I will stand here and burn in my skin,” – from “Burn” by Ray LaMontagne (LaMontagne) 1,701 more words


Find This Hidden Astoria Bar Inside A Hardware Store: Gothamist

Peek throught the curtain to find a wonderful lounge/bar. Why is it so hidden? Find This Hidden Astoria Bar Inside A Hardware Store: Gothamist: http://gothamist.com/2016/08/15/the_last_word_astoria.php#photo-1