De Blasio's planned BQX streetcar is "a solution in search of a problem," unless that problem is "I am a developer and the Brooklyn waterfront is not gentrifying quickly enough for my tastes." ... See MoreSee Less

In January of 2016, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his plan for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX), a streetcar that would run a 16-mile waterfront rout...

If you (or anyone you know) was in Bushwick for the 1977 blackout and would like to talk to me about it for an upcoming Village Voice 40th anniversary article, please drop me a line. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less