March 27, 2013, 10am PDT
Queen's version of Manhattan's High Line is known as the QueensWay, an abandoned LIRR branch that went from Rego Park to Rockaway. Two congressmen have now endorsed a plan to bring the train back - though planning for the new park has already begun.
July 7, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>It's known as the Iron Triangle, though some call the sewerless 13-block collection of auto junkyards just east of Shea Stadium an eyesore and disgrace. A controversial application of eminent domain is at the heart of the $3 billion makeover plan.</p>
October 1, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>New York City planners are hoping to use a new anti-paving ordinance to stop residents from creating parking lots out of their front yards.</p>