A brand-new branch of the Queens Public Library is the topic of a federal lawsuit. A resident of Long Island City is suing the library because several of the building's features are not accessible to people who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices.
The first NYC Ferry boat left from Astoria at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. While on the maiden voyage, we saw the city from a whole new perspective. The 45-minute trip started from the floating terminal in Hallets Cove at 3-10 Astoria Boulevard to Pier 11 on Wall Street and made three stops along the way -- Roosevelt Island, Long Island City and East 34th Street.