The consumer market for national retailers is expanding faster in “The World’s Borough” over anywhere else in the city as a new report showed national brands have opened more new locations in Queens during the year.
A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.
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 […]