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Offline 80JHer

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Dromm for a day....
« on: April 24, 2019, 09:28:22 AM »
Here is what i would do if i could be Dromm for a day. Easy fixes, very little  money.  These should be standard of living for a tax paying citizen.  Anything else?

1) end open prostitution.  its so weird and creepy that this even happens in 2019.  Roosevelt will always be a dump until they clean this up
2) close the fentanyl lab behind kitchen 79.  its been talked on here before.  its so painfully obvious.  perhaps cops are involved. 
3) make the food trucks move.  allow the streets and sidewalks to be cleaned for once.  the repeating same taco truck along Roosevelt, the permanent grocery store outside 74th st station.  the never moving food trucks that block diversity plaza.
4) free up our sidewalks.  no more cheap cloths spilling onto 82nd st.  or the dollar stores along 37th.  or the weekly junk sale at ps69.  we have a ton of people in the neighborhood., its getting harder and harder to walk around with all the impediments. 
5) have the endless metermaid army enforce actual parking laws.  end double parking along 37th ave and bring back no parking on Roosevelt during business hours. 
6) bring back the cops.  We have over 100k tax payers, and about zero cop presence. Where are they?  where does our $ go? 

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2019, 12:03:35 PM »
Fentanyl lab?  What?

Offline 80JHer

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2019, 12:12:46 PM »
the 2 dudes that are always on the corner of 79th and Roosevelt, as seen on google maps.  they send a never ending parade of young Hispanic men into the parking lot behind kitchen 79.  The sheer number of men they send back there, plus the quick turnaround time.  has to be drugs. 

Offline KGDHP

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2019, 12:21:03 PM »
Here is what i would do if i could be Dromm for a day. Easy fixes, very little  money.  These should be standard of living for a tax paying citizen.  Anything else?

1) end open prostitution.  its so weird and creepy that this even happens in 2019.  Roosevelt will always be a dump until they clean this up
2) close the fentanyl lab behind kitchen 79.  its been talked on here before.  its so painfully obvious.  perhaps cops are involved. 
3) make the food trucks move.  allow the streets and sidewalks to be cleaned for once.  the repeating same taco truck along Roosevelt, the permanent grocery store outside 74th st station.  the never moving food trucks that block diversity plaza.
4) free up our sidewalks.  no more cheap cloths spilling onto 82nd st.  or the dollar stores along 37th.  or the weekly junk sale at ps69.  we have a ton of people in the neighborhood., its getting harder and harder to walk around with all the impediments. 
5) have the endless metermaid army enforce actual parking laws.  end double parking along 37th ave and bring back no parking on Roosevelt during business hours. 
6) bring back the cops.  We have over 100k tax payers, and about zero cop presence. Where are they?  where does our $ go?

Please run for public office...JH needs you! I agree on all counts except maybe the PS 69 flea market...that's actually cute and I don't mind it. Here's other things:

- Roosevelt Avenue needs a BID. I don't care that Queens United or that other scrappy little "activist" groups hate it. Roosevelt is an embarassing dump and needs a complete overhaul. Our local politicians should fight for the betterment of the community.
- All of these soliciting massage parlors should immediately be shut down and their licenses revoked. Also, there should be no new licenses issued, effective immediately.
- Honestly, until Roosevelt Ave can get its act together, there should be an immediate ban on new liquor licenses for establishments on Roosevelt as well.
- Would love to fight for some beautification efforts along Northern Blvd when they reimagine traffic flow
- 37th Avenue needs some help too, but chiefly, elected officials should be on the forefront of attracting new and vibrant businesses there so that we cut down on the amount of empty stores (and cheap junky stores too).

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2019, 12:25:25 PM »
I have mentioned this before I suppose what was in Times Square before the massive clean-up... moved to Roosevelt Ave to create the Roosevelt Ave Red Light District...which is what's there now.

4th Ave in Brooklyn (Sunset Park) was also a kinda Red Light District when I lived in Brooklyn 10 years ago.

But because of Industry City etc, the Red Light District in Sunset Park is completely gone now.

In a way, Sunset Park, Brooklyn is a similar neighborhood to Jackson Heights. Diverse, immigrant, relatively affordable.

Amazon being here might've got rid of the Red Light District. But we'll never know.

It's interesting gentrification does get rid of Red Light Districts.  And the downside is prices rise as the ares become more desirable by the wealthier. That's the inherent tension.



 

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2019, 12:43:39 PM »
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Offline bellabella

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #6 on: April 24, 2019, 01:22:09 PM »
Agreed on all of the above but I would also add
The people who do not clean up after their dogs
The loud music spewing from the fruit carts on 82 street and some of the stores
The insane drivers/more turning signal
 Northern and 80 street Lots of people hanging around all hours

Offline Paul11372

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #7 on: April 24, 2019, 01:28:25 PM »
Agreed on all of the above but I would also add
The people who do not clean up after their dogs
The loud music spewing from the fruit carts on 82 street and some of the stores
The insane drivers/more turning signal
 Northern and 80 street Lots of people hanging around all hours


Also, don't forget to retweet condolences when a Mosque gets shot up but say nothing when 300 Christians die shh "Some people did something"
https://twitter.com/dromm25?lang=en



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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2019, 02:36:53 PM »
*cough* Easter Worshippers.  *cough*

Offline buzz

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #9 on: April 24, 2019, 02:37:02 PM »
My pet peeve are those plastic news bins that are now on every block from 82- 74st.  There are now something like 7 of them . They are always empty, who would sttick their hand in those things?
As for Poppy's( Mario"s) music, I love it!!!

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #10 on: April 24, 2019, 03:07:23 PM »
the only people who used the "Some People" meme on Easter were conservative commentators. they got aroused by the violence. they always do.

*cough* bigoted trash *cough*

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #11 on: April 24, 2019, 03:16:30 PM »
the only people who used the "Some People" meme on Easter were conservative commentators. they got aroused by the violence. they always do.

*cough* bigoted trash *cough*


So you agree our representative was outraged when muslims died but was silent when christians died?

Offline am315

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #12 on: April 24, 2019, 03:53:20 PM »
These are all great suggestions. Unfortunately, the business lobby in JH is very strong. The Roosevelt Ave merchants definitely have the ear of the pols as do the merchants around Diversity Plaza.

If we want change we have to show up en masse at community meetings. I was at one about a year ago which focused on community policing and someone complained about the endless piles of garbage on 73rd and 74th Sts and one of the merchants was there who said he represented a merchants group. He immediately rose to say it's not the merchants fault, that people dump garbage there. That may be true but it shouldn't matter. If it's in front of your store you ought to clean it up.

Ditto on double parking all over. The merchants don't want their customers ticketed. It's bad for business. Clogged streets are good for business, in their view.



Offline KGDHP

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #13 on: April 24, 2019, 04:14:12 PM »
If we want change we have to show up en masse at community meetings. I was at one about a year ago which focused on community policing and someone complained about the endless piles of garbage on 73rd and 74th Sts and one of the merchants was there who said he represented a merchants group. He immediately rose to say it's not the merchants fault, that people dump garbage there. That may be true but it shouldn't matter. If it's in front of your store you ought to clean it up.

We've got to show up en masse and we have to rally together as a community to be a stronger voice/force. It sounds like a lot of us are on the same page, but the problem is that 1. we're not organized and 2. we stay silent. Jackson Heights Life is an amazing forum, but I think we should all make our voices heard. I'm not sure how to do this - do we start our own community activist group??

It starts with letter-writing, 311 calls, and calls to elected officials. 311 is particularly useful for trash/noise complaints.

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Re: Dromm for a day....
« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2019, 04:37:33 PM »
the only people who used the "Some People" meme on Easter were conservative commentators. they got aroused by the violence. they always do.

*cough* bigoted trash *cough*


So you agree our representative was outraged when muslims died but was silent when christians died?

Muslims died in Sri Lanka, too. at hotels and other locations. why are you celebrating their deaths? other than your usual frothing bigotry, of course.

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« Reply #14 on: April 24, 2019, 04:37:33 PM »