Moto Ouest http://moto-ouest.com/ Wed, 09 Nov 2022 12:41:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://moto-ouest.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/moto-ouest-icon-150x150.png Moto Ouest http://moto-ouest.com/ 32 32 How To Choose The Best Emergency Loan Online in 2022 https://moto-ouest.com/how-to-choose-the-best-emergency-loan-online-in-2022/ Fri, 14 Oct 2022 10:22:28 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/?p=4933 Personal loans are a type of loan that can be taken out in the event of an emergency to cover unanticipated costs such as urgent medical care or critical home repairs PaydayPot can help with an emergency need. After the approval of the loan, the money will often be transferred into your account within a couple of days.

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Espargaro’s UK GP uncertain after ‘violent’ MotoGP crash at 115mph https://moto-ouest.com/espargaros-uk-gp-uncertain-after-violent-motogp-crash-at-115mph/ Sat, 06 Aug 2022 17:40:11 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/espargaros-uk-gp-uncertain-after-violent-motogp-crash-at-115mph/

The Spaniard crashed at 115mph on the Farm Curve left-hander on Saturday afternoon during the FP4 session ahead of qualifying.

Espargaro had to be stretched off the track before being taken to the medical center for checks on his right foot.

Despite heavy bruising, Espargaro was able to race through qualifying and heroically place his Aprilia sixth on the grid – but then called off all media activity due to “worsening” foot pain.

At present, his participation in Sunday’s race is uncertain.

“The crash was the last thing we needed,” Espargaro said in a team statement. “I felt good on the bike, I was pushing hard, and the high side was pretty violent.

“I’m in a lot of pain and it’s getting worse, so together with the team and the doctors we decided it was best for me to rest until tomorrow and assess the situation after the warm-up.

“Obviously I will do everything I can to be on the track but, as we are talking about a part of the body that is very stressed during driving, we will have to see if it is possible.

Aleix Espargaro, Aprilia Racing Team

Photo by: Gold and Goose/ Motorsport pictures

This crash came at the worst possible time for Espargaro as he enters Round 12 of the 2022 season second in the standings.

Espargaro reduced his deficit to Yamaha’s Fabio Quartararo to 21 points at the final round in the Netherlands in June before the summer break, after battling back to fourth when the Frenchman forced him off the track at the start of a collision.

Quartararo is to serve a penalty for a long lap in Sunday’s 20-lap British GP as punishment for the collision in Assen – although the reigning world champion has openly expressed his dismay at the MotoGP stewards’ decision to stop him. penalize.

Maverick Vinales’ Aprilia sister won its best qualifying of the year on Saturday at Silverstone by finishing second fastest, 0.098 seconds behind poleman Johann Zarco on the Pramac Ducati.

Vinales has said in recent weeks that he is happy to help Espargaro with his title bid, but insisted on Saturday at Silverstone that no discussions regarding team orders had taken place at Aprilia until here.

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Bridgestone-Firestone workers rally for a better deal https://moto-ouest.com/bridgestone-firestone-workers-rally-for-a-better-deal/ Fri, 29 Jul 2022 02:24:00 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/bridgestone-firestone-workers-rally-for-a-better-deal/ United Steel Workers 310 represents more than 900 Bridgestone-Firestone workers. On Thursday, they marched from their union office across Second Avenue to the tire factory. Most had signs asking for fair and equitable contact. They say workers are struggling to make ends meet as the company makes record profits. The union is demanding better wages, equal health insurance for all employees and more flexibility in hours. “It’s just to get a fair contract. By doing things like that, we try to get them done in advance so we don’t have to go on strike.” In a statement, Bridgestone said: “We are committed to an open approach and discussion in good faith and we are optimistic that a mutually satisfactory agreement can be reached.

United Steel Workers 310 represents more than 900 Bridgestone-Firestone workers.

On Thursday, they marched from their union office across Second Avenue to the tire factory. Most had signs asking for fair and equitable contact.

They say workers are struggling to make ends meet as the company makes record profits.

The union is demanding better wages, equal health insurance for all employees and more flexibility in hours.

“Going on strike is by no means the goal,” said USW 310 Vice President Bill Campbell. in advance so as not to have to strike.”

In a statement, Bridgestone said: “We are committed to an open and good faith discussion and we are optimistic that a mutually satisfactory agreement can be reached.”

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Family Hold Rally at Jackson County Jail on Anniversary of Louisville Woman’s Death | New https://moto-ouest.com/family-hold-rally-at-jackson-county-jail-on-anniversary-of-louisville-womans-death-new/ Sun, 17 Jul 2022 23:28:00 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/family-hold-rally-at-jackson-county-jail-on-anniversary-of-louisville-womans-death-new/

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Saturday marks one year since Ta’Neasha Chappell died while being held at the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown, Indiana.

Chappell, 23, died July 16, 2021, after being taken to Schneck Memorial Hospital. Lab results show she may have been poisoned. She was arrested in May in connection with an Edinburgh Shopping Center shoplifting case and related police pursuit.

His first call for medical help came around 8pm the day before, but EMS records show an ambulance wasn’t called until later the next day. The Jackson County EMS report said Chappell was shackled on the way to Schneck Medical Center in Seymour, handcuffed at the wrist and ankles. Paramedics drove ‘non-urgent’ to the hospital, meaning no lights or sirens, reporting a patient with ‘general weakness’.

“They watched her beg and suffer for 18 hours,” Chappell’s sister Ronesha Murrell said.

Chappell died within three hours of arriving at the hospital.

The prison has been cleared of any wrongdoing and no charges have been brought against prison officials. Chappell’s family is now calling for a federal investigation into his death.

“It’s very frustrating. Like no answers,” Murrell said. “Nobody lost their job. It’s like they don’t care.”

Doctors said Chappell’s lab results indicated possible poisoning, and the family said they would not stop searching for the truth.

“If it takes 5, 10, 15, 20 years – if it takes me to death – I’m going to fight,” Chappell’s mother, Lavita McClain, said. “I don’t stop.”

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Superstar Racing Experience at I-55 Raceway results: Tony Stewart wins to stay perfect on dirt tracks in SRX https://moto-ouest.com/superstar-racing-experience-at-i-55-raceway-results-tony-stewart-wins-to-stay-perfect-on-dirt-tracks-in-srx/ Sun, 17 Jul 2022 02:24:00 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/superstar-racing-experience-at-i-55-raceway-results-tony-stewart-wins-to-stay-perfect-on-dirt-tracks-in-srx/

While it’s hard to believe a dirt track in America was brave enough to keep Tony Stewart out of his winner’s circle, a cross-country victory at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 eluded Smoke. Saturday night. But even as the biggest wreck party of the 2022 SRX season ensued, Smoke was able to maintain his spotless SRX record on land and finally check out an item on his to-do list.

After executing a perfect slidejob to take the win in Heat 2, Stewart started on pole for the feature and never looked back, surviving several late restarts and holding off Marco Andretti to win at I-55. Stewart’s victory marked her second of the 2022 Camping World SRX Series season, and she also maintained her record in SRX dirt races. Stewart has won all three dirt races in SRX history, following wins at Knoxville and Eldora in 2021 with a victory at I-55 this season.

SRX at I-55 results

  1. #14 – Tony Stuart
  2. #98 – Marco Andretti
  3. 39-Ryan Newman
  4. Chapter 52 – Ken Schrader
  5. 69 – Greg Biffle
  6. #15 – Michael Waltrip
  7. #99 – Ernie Francis Jr.
  8. #3 – Paul Tracy
  9. 6 – Tony Kanan
  10. #38 – Hailie Degan
  11. #5 – Matt Kenseth
  12. #18 – Bobby Labonte
  13. #1 – Ryan Hunter Reay

“This place is pretty awesome. Kenny Schrader and his fans are die-hard fans of racing, and you won’t find more die-hard fans in this country for late model cars, modified cars and sprint cars than here in Pevely “Stewart told CBS. Sports. “…It’s tough. It’s been a 90 degree day, sunny, windy, everything that kills dirt tracks, and their staff have done an amazing job giving us an awesome race course there -down.

“I love it when it gets close to the wall like that. That’s when I have the most fun.”

While Stewart had fun up front, toil and trouble found most of the field as a season-high 10 incidents occurred throughout the night. Much of the field featured ripped cars, including several drivers up front. Second-placed Andretti and third-placed Ryan Newman both sustained significant damage in the heats, while other incidents saw Michael Waltrip’s entire front right wing ripped off and virtually the entire rear cars of Paul Tracy and Matt Kenseth tore. a way.

A lot of mishaps happened in the last 10 laps, and they ended up trapping SRX points leader Bobby Labonte. Labonte spun first into Turn 4 and then suffered extensive damage to the front right when he was picked up in one lap by Ryan Hunter-Reay.

Labonte’s issues are a blow to his championship hopes, as Andretti’s and Newman’s podium finishes have prepared them very well for next weekend’s championship race at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. The SRX season finale takes place next Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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Fetterman suffers a stroke; rally for reproductive rights; primary trades: Good Morning, Pennsylvania https://moto-ouest.com/fetterman-suffers-a-stroke-rally-for-reproductive-rights-primary-trades-good-morning-pennsylvania/ Mon, 16 May 2022 10:15:00 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/fetterman-suffers-a-stroke-rally-for-reproductive-rights-primary-trades-good-morning-pennsylvania/

What you need to know: Monday, May 16, 2022

High: 78; Low: 57. Thunderstorms.

Photo of the day

Abortion rights advocates gather at the Capitol for a Bans Our Bodies rally to protest the impending overthrow of Roe v. Wade Saturday. (Photo by Sean Simmers, PennLive.com)

Fetterman suffers a stroke: Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman suffered a stroke on Friday while on the campaign trail and was still in a Lancaster hospital under observation on Sunday. Fetterman said he’s on the road to a full recovery and will be “back on track” soon.

Approval: Former President Donald Trump, who stayed out of the Republican primary race for the open governorship, announced three days before the primary that he was backing Doug Mastriano.

  • See also: Tom Marino accuses Trump of throwing Barletta ‘under the bus’
  • See also: Melissa Hart drops out of GOP gubernatorial race

Hot races: While most eyes are on the US Senate and Governor races, there are some interesting primary battles between US House districts, as well as state legislative races.

  • See also: What you need to know for Primary Election Day

Debate cancelled: The race between GOP incumbents Perry Stambaugh and John Hershey, who were redrawn in the same district, has taken a negative turn in recent days, resulting in their debate being canceled after a threat of violence.

Mass shot: Police say the 18-year-old white man who shot dead 10 people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, intended to kill as many black people as possible. The FBI is investigating the shooting as a racially motivated hate crime and violent extremism.

  • See also: Buffalo Hunt: What We Know So Far
  • See also: 1 dead, 4 injured in California church shooting

Reproductive rights: Thousands of people gathered on the steps of the capital in Harrisburg on Saturday in a day of nationwide protests against the actions of the United States Supreme Court, which in a leaked notice said it was about to cancel Roe against Wade.

Traffic alert: Traffic lights on Second Street between Forster and Division streets will flash yellow until Oct. 11 as Harrisburg turns the street into a two-way road.

Photo Galleries: We were at nine proms this weekend. Photos and videos include:

Personal issues: PennLive’s Bob Flounders takes a look at Penn State’s talented wide players, who will catch Sean Clifford’s passes this fall.

‘Moneyball’: PennLive’s Dave Jones takes a look at the sports drama, finding it relevant again nearly 11 years after its release.

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Column: Miami ready to showcase the glitz and glamor of F1 https://moto-ouest.com/column-miami-ready-to-showcase-the-glitz-and-glamor-of-f1/ Mon, 02 May 2022 21:27:22 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/column-miami-ready-to-showcase-the-glitz-and-glamor-of-f1/

Post Malone asked to play on Saturday, wanting race day to be free so he could celebrate at this year’s most anticipated sporting event.

Formula 1, one of the hottest entertainment properties in the world right now, roars in Miami this weekend as “Drive to Survive” hits South Beach. The first Miami Grand Prix is ​​here and ready to dazzle an American audience who finally caught wind of the glamorous, globe-trotting series.

It was mostly NASCAR around those areas for the past two decades. IndyCar goes up and down. F1 is so far away, on TV at the hardest times for sleep, and so much glitzier than anything the American racing fan can afford or relate to.

F1 races in Australia and Azerbaijan, Monza and Monaco, Singapore and Saudi Arabia. Its riders face moral dilemmas when racing in countries with questionable human rights records and deplorable restrictions. A missile hit an oil refinery in March during F1 practice in Saudi Arabia and the drivers drove on as flames and smoke billowed into the sky several miles away.. They ran the next day.

And while it’s so different from what American racing fans are used to, Netflix and its behind-the-scenes docuseries have won over a new audience. Tom Garfinkel, Vice President of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, is co-owner of the Miami Race. He started racing after a second F1 stop in the United States – alongside Texas – in 2017.

What was finally created was a three-day event – ​​five if you count the parties leading up to the events – which is the highest-profile Hard Rock stage in quite some time. The cheapest entry point was a Friday general admission pass for $300, and the suites never even went on sale to the public because Garfinkel had over 5,000 deposits of $5,000 each through early investigations.

The United States went four years without F1 racing after the series withdrew from Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2007. The series was revived in 2012 in Austin, Texas, and the explosion of ‘Drive To Survive’ helped this race turn into a three-day race. festival which last year attracted more than 300,000 people.

Garfinfkel’s group capped the Miami International Speedway’s capacity at 85,000 so those “on campus” can really get a taste of that fabulous life captured on the Netflix show. It was originally hoped that the track would be built in downtown Miami, but it was replanted 15 miles north to incorporate Hard Rock Stadium.

South Beach will be open all night and the F1 campus will be the place to be during a busy week that also features two Miami Heat and Florida Panthers playoff games each in the area.

The “campus” which includes an artificial beach and a marina. If Post Malone goes, for example, to the Yacht Club to watch the race, anyone with a campus pass can follow him to the first floor. There’s a VIP experience on the third floor, and Garfinkel has created an exclusive playground filled with F1 sexiness that has caught America’s attention.

“Celebrity dating is unlike anything I’ve ever seen,” Garfinkel said in an interview with The Associated Press. “It’s the Grammys meets the Oscars meets the ESPYs meets the Allen & Co. event,” he said of the annual Billionaires Summer Retreat.

“They are CEOs, artists, famous athletes, private equity, real estate and industry executives,” he said. “Miami is a cultural curator for a lot of things – art, food, it’s the center of hospitality – and we expect people to enjoy all of that while looking at the highest form highest level of motorsport in the world.”

Garfinkel’s roots in motorsport date back to his early days as executive vice president of Chip Ganassi Racing. He was a co-owner of a NASCAR team when he was CEO of a team in Major League Baseball, and now he runs the sports properties of billionaire Stephen Ross. Their vision for Hard Rock was to make the home of the Dolphins a global stadium, and as Garfinkel chases the 2026 World Cup matches, he’ll clear a major goal on his slate with Sunday’s run.

Miami is pushing the United States to two events in one F1 calendar season and a 2023 Las Vegas night race on the Strip was announced in March, increasing the upcoming calendar to three stops in the United States.

More than half of the IndyCar paddock was heading to Miami this weekend, including Pato O’Ward, a Mexican resident of Texas who will celebrate his 23rd birthday as a McLaren ambassador and pick up a win on Sunday.

Former F1 driver Romain Grosjean, now a Miami-area resident, is a racing ambassador, four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves lives in Ft. Lauderdale and Indy winner Alexander Rossi 500 the year he moved from F1 to IndyCar, will be there with his fellow competitors as a fan.

“I’m just excited for Formula 1 and America. There have been several races in the United States for a long time; it’s a big country and there’s no reason not to have three” , Rossi said, “There are going to be a lot of rookies there and I think they are going to be treated to an amazing show.”

That was the idea behind this weekend’s final product. Initial interest lists garnered 300,000 names of interested ticket buyers, but capping the number, the freshman event has strong demand on secondary market venues; a pair of start/finish line seats cost just under $14,000 each.

F1 is hot and Miami is ready to show that it can keep pace with cars screaming at 198 miles per hour (318.65 km/h) around concerts and beach partying and champagne from yachts at inside the marina.

“We have a lot of high-end hospitality and luxury suites and people are spending a lot of money on very high-end tickets,” Garfinkel said. “We wanted to make sure it was a fantastic experience. Open the map. You want to go to North Campus and eat Harry’s pizza? Do you want to take a gondola ride to the racecourse? Do you want to go see the yachts or the DJ’s? People are going to be able to experience the racetrack from different places in different places, that’s what we tried to create.

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Watch Horror Crash in MOTO GP, 8 fall as BIKES go up in FLAMES https://moto-ouest.com/watch-horror-crash-in-moto-gp-8-fall-as-bikes-go-up-in-flames/ Mon, 25 Apr 2022 21:53:05 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/watch-horror-crash-in-moto-gp-8-fall-as-bikes-go-up-in-flames/

MOTO GP Race Crash – MOTO GP BIKES goes up in FLAMES: MOTO2 saw a horror mass crash in Algarve, Portugal on Sunday. The accident was such that 8 RIDERS were caught in it. The riders were forced to flee from a burning bicycle. Joe Roberts takes his first Grand Prix victory in an interrupted Moto2 Grand Prix of Portugal, which saw only 17 riders make the 7-lap restart: Follow MOTO GP LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

F1 Drivers’ Championship: Max Verstappen closes GAP with Charles Leclerc after…

MOTO GP Race Crash: Watch Horror Crash in MOTO GP 2, 8 riders fall and bikes go up in FLAMES: Check OUT

MOTO GP BIKES goes up in FLAMES – What exactly happened?

  • With 15 laps to go in the race, a number of riders crashed on the approach to turn two.
  • Eight riders have been involved in a horrific Moto2 crash with a bike that caught fire.
  • Zonta Van Den Goorbergh’s bike was engulfed in a shocking fire.
  • The rest of the field – including former race leaders Aron Canet, Cameron Beaubier and Ai Ogura – were left out.
  • They all crashed during the chaos caused by a sudden downpour and then couldn’t get their bikes back to the pits in time.
  • Moto GP has confirmed that all riders involved in the mass crash “are conscious”.
MOTO GP Race Crash: Watch Horror Crash in MOTO GP 2, 8 riders fall and bikes go up in FLAMES: Check OUT
MOTO GP Race Crash: Watch Horror Crash in MOTO GP 2, 8 riders fall and bikes go up in FLAMES: Check OUT
MOTO GP Race Crash: Watch Horror Crash in MOTO GP 2, 8 riders fall and bikes go up in FLAMES: Check OUT

Moto GP results: Fabio Quartararo WINS, now tied for world championship lead with Alex Rins

Reigning world champion Fabio Quartararo disappeared into the distance to claim his and Yamaha’s first MotoGP victory since Silverstone last season in Sunday’s race.

The Frenchman was joined on the podium by Johann Zarco (Pramac Ducati) and Aleix Espargaro (Aprilia).

Jack Miller crashed and beat Joan Mir trying to pass the Suzuki rider for third place.

Combined with the fall of title leader Enea Bastianini, Quartararo is now tied for the lead in the world championship with Alex Rins.

Rins had a stunning recovery from 23rd to 4th place.

MotoGP now heads straight to Jerez for next weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix.

Follow MOTO GP LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

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Astoria activists rally against QNS Innovation’s $2 billion luxury development project – QNS.com https://moto-ouest.com/astoria-activists-rally-against-qns-innovations-2-billion-luxury-development-project-qns-com/ Fri, 22 Apr 2022 14:30:31 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/astoria-activists-rally-against-qns-innovations-2-billion-luxury-development-project-qns-com/

Astoria residents and activists loudly voiced their opposition to QNS Innovation on Wednesday night outside the Museum of the Moving Image where developers held a town hall showcasing the project, which would add a set of 12 high-rise buildings luxury homes centered on five blocks around the intersection of Steinway Street and 35th Avenue.

The $2 billion project, led by Kaufman Astoria Studios, Silverstein Properties and BedRock Real Estate Partners, is being touted by developers as a community benefit, adding 711 affordable apartments and “much-needed” open space. However, residents are convinced that the QNS Innovation will increase the cost of living, completely changing the economic and cultural makeup of their neighborhood.

Innovation QNS will reserve approximately 25% of its residential spaces for affordable housing, which would leave 2,120 units at market price: ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 per month for a studio to $4,000 for a two-bedroom.

Innovation QNS consists of 12 buildings, eight of which are over 15 stories high and the two tallest are 27 stories tall.

About sixty inhabitants chanted with passion “Innovation QNS is gentrification QNS”, outside the town hall where the promoters presented the project inside. Protesters, many of whom were immigrants, said these luxury buildings will inevitably drive up rents in the surrounding area, forcing longtime residents to move out – as seen previously in gentrified neighborhoods like Long Island City and Williamsburg in Brooklyn.

Hazra Rahman, a resident of Queensbridge Houses for two decades, said the project would move her and her husband.

“Astoria has been a landing place for working class Bengalis and we have a right to stay,” Rahman said. “Our family should be able to live and thrive in Astoria, but it’s getting further and further away. There are no deeply affordable apartments for us. Our beloved small businesses are also going to have a bounty.

Bishop Mitchell Taylor, QNS Innovation partner and CEO of Urban Upbound, said that instead of these luxury buildings increasing the cost of living in the area, it would instead reduce rents in Astoria – which the angry protesters called it a lie.

“Create 700 affordable homes and then create additional supply that will drive up the prices of existing homes [housing] declining inventory, I think that creates a tremendous opportunity for us, especially black and brown communities that have historically been excluded from this part of Astoria,” Taylor said.

As the protesters made their way inside the Museum of the Moving Image towards City Hall, they had the opportunity to directly confront the developers during the public comment portion of the meeting.

Assemblyman Zohran Mamdani stood with disgruntled residents and directly responded to Taylor’s comments.

“Bishop Taylor, you were talking about the impact of what that 25% affordable units would do – that it would lower rents around – I have a different analysis on the 75% market priced units where they drive up rents,” Mamdani said.

Other residents echoed those concerns during the town hall.

Mamdani said Astoria is in the midst of a massive displacement problem and QNS Innovation’s plan to add 711 affordable apartments masks the detriment to the community.

“What we are planning will only accelerate the displacement that so many of my constituents are facing,” Mamdani said. “If you have more than 2,000 market-priced apartments coming here, we’ll see more and more landlords looking at those units as the new going rate for living in Astoria.”

This local problem in Queens is indicative of a larger problem present throughout the city: New York is in the midst of a housing crisis. Rents in New York rose 33% between January 2021 and January 2022, nearly double the national rate. As luxury skyscrapers increased, social housing and affordable neighborhoods became scarce.

Although some argue that luxury developments, like Innovation QNS, have caused this housing crisis, others say the high-rises help satisfy the market, instead of alleviating the problem, as demand to live and invest in the city has increased considerably.

Despite the complicated debate over how to solve the city’s pervasive housing crisis, many Astoria residents are sure of one thing: they don’t want this 27-story development in their neighborhood.

Mackenzi Farquer, small business owner of We Heart Astoria and Lockwood Shop located a few blocks from the proposed development, said the project didn’t fit her community.

“Those of us who are raising families and believe in the connected nature of our neighborhood, who want to see fair and equitable housing built, that’s not going to help any of us,” Farquer said.

Dozens of demonstrators gather outside the Museum of the Moving Image to protest against the queens of innovation. (Photo by Julia Moro.)

Lifetime Astoria resident Jannatul Ahmed said it broke her heart to see so many residents displaced by gentrification and luxury developers.

“This neighborhood has helped me and my family build our lives, and in turn, we’ve helped build this community,” Ahmed said. “Immigrants built Astoria. The billionaires are trying to take over and we won’t let them. We must ensure that the very people who love, build and live in this community are prioritized.

Other residents supported the plan, saying the development would bring new businesses and more spending to the neighborhood. Innovation QNS estimates the new annual expenditure of businesses in the neighborhood at $50 million.

Claudia Coger, past president of the Astoria Houses Tenants Association, said she supports QNS Innovations.

“We advocated for these types of equipment that are not here in our area,” Coger said. “People have to leave and get on a bus to get what they need, and that shouldn’t be the case.”

QNS Innovation would provide 250,000 square feet of space for local small businesses, startups and nonprofits. It also plans to dedicate space to restaurants, entertainment, state-of-the-art cinema and wellness facilities.

The project is approaching the city’s public review process in the coming months. The Planning Department will hold a hearing to determine the environmental impacts prior to certification.

QNS Innovation hopes to get final approval by fall 2022. Ultimately, the decision to approve the project will come down to a vote by the New York City Council.

“Critically, this community faces a significant housing shortage, and Innovation QNS will create over 700 permanently affordable apartments in our community that do not exist today, with over 75% of them for less. of $1,500 a month,” Tracy said. Capune, Vice President of Kaufman Astoria Studios.

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Takaaki Nakagami feels ‘extra pressure’ to save race https://moto-ouest.com/takaaki-nakagami-feels-extra-pressure-to-save-race/ Fri, 22 Apr 2022 06:18:09 +0000 https://moto-ouest.com/takaaki-nakagami-feels-extra-pressure-to-save-race/

The Japanese rider is out of contract at the end of 2022 and his place is currently threatened by young Moto2 star Ai Ogura.

Ogura has scored three podiums since moving to Moto2 in 2021 with Honda Team Asia and is currently second in the standings.

The Idemitsu-backed side of Nakagami from the LCR garage is purpose-built for a Japanese rider, with Ogura – whose Moto2 team is also sponsored by Idemitsu – the only logical candidate to replace him should Honda decide to part ways at the end of 2022.

In four years in MotoGP with LCR and Honda, Nakagami has failed to score a podium and has managed a best of fourth just three times.

The 2022 season has started disappointingly for Nakagami, who has just one top 10 finish to his name on the LCR factory-backed Honda, and the pressure is mounting on the Japanese rider to try to save his seat.

“To be honest, from Qatar I had the pressure,” he said when asked by Motorsport.com if the start of the European season this weekend in Portugal had added pressure on him to that it performs well for its future.

“But the last four races – Qatar, Indonesia, Argentina, America – of course have not been the best. Just the top 10 in Qatar.

“I wasn’t looking for these bad results. Now from Portimao, Jerez, those two races are really, really important for me to regain confidence. Then I have to show the team and the HRC that I have potential, that I have speed.

“So maybe it’s added pressure, but at the same time I’m looking to get my confidence back. So those two races will be so important for the future.

Takaaki Nakagami, LCR Honda Team

Photo by: Gold and Goose/ Motorsport pictures

Nakagami added, “Besides, I don’t want to fight for top 10. At least we can fight for top five, top six.

“It’s the minimum performance. Then, of course, if we have the luck or the extra confidence, we can fight for the podium. So the first step we need to bring back that potential because with the new bike, this bike has potential.

“So you have to be competitive all weekend and not make any mistakes.”

Nakagami’s LCR teammate Alex Marquez is also out of contract with Honda at the end of 2022.

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