The BQ Brew http://www.bqbrew.com Based in Queens and Brooklyn, NYC Sat, 04 Jul 2015 02:37:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.bqbrew.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/April-15-Logo-548f9351v1_site_icon-32x32.pngThe BQ Brewhttp://www.bqbrew.com 32 32 421-a Program’s Unaffordable “Affordability”http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/18/nyc-cant-afford-421a-tax-giveaway/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/18/nyc-cant-afford-421a-tax-giveaway/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 23:11:59 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=357532 421-a Program’s Unaffordable “Affordability”

The tax giveaway costs New Yorkers $1.1 billion a year... but the few apartments built through the program aren't really that affordable.

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What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Rounduphttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/11/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-7/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/11/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-7/#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 15:00:17 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=333027 What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Roundup

Via City Limits, New York City Housing tenants continue to lack a voice to speak up for their needs. One of the many issues is lack of support for existing Tenant Associations. - Mayor De Blasio is making a $70M commitment toward universal broadband in New York City. According to TechCrunch, part of that money will be used to provide

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NYC Mayor Aims for 90% Reduction in Trash by 2030http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/22/zero-waste-shoots-for-90-reduction-in-trash-by-2030/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/22/zero-waste-shoots-for-90-reduction-in-trash-by-2030/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:47:04 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=276911 NYC Mayor Aims for 90% Reduction in Trash by 2030

The ambitious goal was announced on Earth Day, as part of de Blasio's OneNYC. Plan will focus on increasing resiliency and reducing poverty.

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Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tensionhttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/20/racist-posts-on-ny-cop-blog-raise-ire-at-time-of-tension/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/20/racist-posts-on-ny-cop-blog-raise-ire-at-time-of-tension/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:23:58 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=268479 Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tension

Thee Rant, a blog hosting posts from former and current New York City officers, reinforces the worst kinds of stereotypes.

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For Upstate NY: Wine or Fracking?http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/18/for-upstate-ny-wine-or-fracking/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/18/for-upstate-ny-wine-or-fracking/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:58:41 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=254918 For Upstate NY: Wine or Fracking?

Developers want to warehouse fracked gas in the heart of New York's wine country.

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