TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 53. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Friday night: Rain early followed by a mixture of wintry precipitation overnight. Low 37. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Bach & Brew: Dongsok Shin & Leah Nelson Pianist Dongsok Shin performs [...]
Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.
O’Neill’s, the popular Maspeth bar and restaurant, celebrated its 80th anniversary on Wednesday.
Funeral services will be held for a Kisook Ahn, a 35-year-old Woodside resident who died in Sunday’s Metro-North derailment.
The Santas are coming to town. Sunnyside’s Boulevard Bars, a collective of 10 bars and restaurants on and around Queens Boulevard, will be holding their Second Annual Sunnyside Santathon pub crawl for charity on Saturday starting at 3 p.m. Whoever wants to participate must be dressed in their best Santa attire and can pick up [...]
The New York Cosmos soccer team was on top the universe as they presented the 2013 North American Soccer League (NASL) championship trophy on Wednesday to local officials. Following a 30-year hiatus in the NASL, the Cosmos won the championship last month in their first season back in the league, for its sixth NASL title [...]
In a much anticipated move, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named Bill Bratton as the city’s top cop on Thursday, promising to “heal the wounds” caused by stop-and-frisk. “He has combined the best of tradition and the best of innovation in an extraordinary career of achievement,” de Blasio said. This is Bratton’s second run as commissioner, [...]
An early morning fire in Jackson Heights Wednesday left four families displaced and injured four. The two-alarm blaze broke out around 2:30 a.m. on the second floor of a two-story building on Roosevelt Avenue near 80th Street, said the FDNY, and was under control about an hour later. Fire officials said four people received minor [...]
“We’ve moved” signs are popping up in Willets Point, as 22 business owners took a payout to relocate by the end of last month, city officials said. The city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in August offered a pooled $3.5 million to auto shop owners in the Phase 1 area of the Willets Point development site [...]
Cops are searching for a man who allegedly burglarized an Astoria clothing store last month. Around 4 a.m., on November 24, the suspect entered the Venzini Clothing Store at 30-64 Steinway Street through a hole in the roof and fled with approximately $5,000, said police. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at [...]