It was a weekend that is always my favorite, staying for a few nights in Manhattan, the greatest tourist destination in the world! I was there to celebrate my Stu’s grandnephew Alec Easton’s Bar Mitzvah and stayed at the W hotel on Lexington Avenue, just across the street from the Waldorf Astoria. On Friday night […]
Beginning Monday, Feb. 24, there will be multiple, intermittent closures of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for approximately two weeks, according to the MTA.
A plane with a banner reading “Bring Avonte Oquendo Home 1-800-577-TIPS” flew over Queens and Manhattan Sunday in an effort to help find the autistic teen who has been missing since early October. A volunteer pilot flew the banner over the two boroughs for an hour yesterday afternoon, according to the Bring Avonte Home Facebook […]
Police are looking to identify a suspect wanted in connection to seven jewelry store robberies across the city, including three in Queens. During each robbery, the suspect enters the store, armed with a handgun, and two to three additional suspects jump over the counter and take the jewelry, said cops. No injuries were reported during […]
Some Queens seniors showed that they’ve still got game. The members of the Selfhelp Senior Center in Flushing battled rival SAGE Center of Manhattan on virtual bowling lanes Thursday, in the city’s first official crosstown online Xbox seniors bowling tournament. And although they weren’t playing for a world championship, they’ve had lots of competitive spirit […]
A Queens biker connected to a violent altercation between a driver and a group of motorcyclists in Manhattan won’t be prosecuted as the investigation continues. Allen Edwards, 42, of Jamaica, was initially charged with reckless endangerment, criminal mischief and menacing, according to police. But the Manhattan District Attorney’s office said it “declined to prosecute [Edwards] at […]
Cops are looking for a man wanted in a string of store robberies in Queens and Manhattan. During each incident, the suspect enters the business, simulates a firearm inside a black plastic bag and demands cash, according to police. The first robbery occurred on Tuesday, August 6, at approximately 7 p.m. at a Metro PCS, […]
Renderings of a possible stadium for the new Major League Soccer (MLS) team, New York City Football Club, made their way onto the Internet yesterday. The renderings were made in 2012 by the organization, but it is not known who leaked them online. “This rendering was a conceptual design that Major League Soccer produced when […]