TIMES LEDGER: GARBAGE JOURNALISM AT ITS LOWEST, I MEAN FINEST

times ledger 2Excerpt from Times Ledger recent article, Vacant Jamaica storefronts turned into art galleries, included this potshot at Clean Up Jamaica Queens and some local activist who have been calling out powers that be for doing nothing about major quality of life issues.

Despite occasional grumblings by some locals about the state of things in their neck of the woods, the Jameco Exchange folks have taken a positive attitude, drawing inspiration from the retail vernacular of their two-story storefront and the cobblestone pedestrian mall in which it is situated, as well as the social culture of Jamaica Avenue and the histories of the community.times ledger 2

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Property located at 107-58 164th Street owned by James Fobbs who lives at 60 Doughty Blvd, #205 in Inwood (Long Island), NY  11096. March 2013.

Property located at 107-58 164th Street owned by James Fobbs who lives at 60 Doughty Blvd, #205 in Inwood (Long Island), NY 11096. March 2013.

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These people had to climb over this shit to get into their car. And this is in the downtown section, not far from the LIRR station, where the jazz concerts are held.

These people had to climb over this shit to get into their car. And this is in the downtown section, not far from the LIRR station, where the jazz concerts are held.

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Asshole leaders. The same shit over and over in different positions.

Asshole leaders. The same shit over and over in different positions.

Flake's garbage strewn lot, always an eyesore

Flake’s garbage strewn lot, always an eyesore

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Dangerous falling apart vacant homes with garbage

Dangerous falling apart vacant homes with garbage

All this garbage and people just walking by, a fruit vendor next to it and the typical woman passing of literature of God. Only in Jamaica.

All this garbage and people just walking by, a fruit vendor next to it and the typical woman passing of literature of God. Only in Jamaica.

This is a fucking sidewalk, not a garbage dump.

This is a fucking sidewalk, not a garbage dump.

The stores along 164th Street. This was a mess on Saturday and now more garbage has been tossed into the mix.

The stores along 164th Street. This was a mess on Saturday and now more garbage has been tossed into the mix.

165th St Shopping Area. One hell of a big mess.

165th St Shopping Area. One hell of a big mess.

170th St LIRR Tunnel/Underpass. 5.27.12. Under Comrie's watch.

170th St LIRR Tunnel/Underpass. 5.27.12. Under Comrie’s watch.

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2 thoughts on “TIMES LEDGER: GARBAGE JOURNALISM AT ITS LOWEST, I MEAN FINEST

  1. Just contact crack Editor Roz Liston (718) 260-4545 (timesledgernews@cnglocal.com) and author of the article Tammy Scileppi and offer to give them a personal, guided tour of some ‘Jamaica Highlights’.
    I am sure they will return your calls and emails. I guarantee it. ‘Snicker’.

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