Lower Manhattan

Long Island City best neighborhood for single women to find men
Long Island City best neighborhood for single women to find men
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/12/2013 at 5:41PM

If you are looking for love ladies, then try Long Island City. The Queens neighborhood is the best area in the city for single women to find single men, according to real estate website Trulia.com. To come up with that conclusion, Trulia, using Census data, compared the ratio of women to men living alone in [...]

Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Maggie Hayes 2/07/2013 at 4:28PM

The Bangladeshi national said that he wanted to “destroy America.” Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank, resolving to commit mass murder last October, according to the FBI. Nafis first came to the United States last January on a student visa, but his [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/11/2013 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 48. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Friday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 43. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urinetown: The Musical Winner of three Tony awards and one of the most uproariously funny musicals [...]

57 hurt in Lower Manhattan ferry crash
57 hurt in Lower Manhattan ferry crash
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2013 at 10:36AM

A commuter ferry originating from Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey crashed in Lower Manhattan this morning leaving dozens of passengers injured. Around 8:45 a.m the Seastreak Wall Street ferry, which was carrying 326 passengers and crew members, ran into two slips at about 10 to 12 knots (11.5 to 13.8 mph) as it was coming into Pier [...]

Public hearing on MTA fare hikes to be held in Queens today
Public hearing on MTA fare hikes to be held in Queens today
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/15/2012 at 11:00AM

After the MTA released its proposed fare hikes last month, riders in Queens will get the chance to sound off about the proposed increases, when the transit agency holds a public hearing in the borough this Thursday, November 15. It will take place at 5 p.m. in the ballroom of the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/23/2012 at 8:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 68. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 57. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. EVENT of the DAY: Trifecta: Curators’ Choice This is the last [...]

Queens man arrested for Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man arrested for Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 5:09PM

A Queens man was arrested for allegedly attempting to detonate what he believed was a real bomb at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan this morning, said the FBI. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, of Jamaica, traveled to the U.S.  this January specifically to take part in a terrorist attack, said [...]

Fare hikes may raise monthly MetroCard to $125, cut discounts
Fare hikes may raise monthly MetroCard to $125, cut discounts
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/10/2012 at 1:05PM

Ahead of public hearings on fare hikes next month, the MTA has proposed four options for when it raises MetroCard prices in March, the New York Daily News reported. These changes would garner $232 million in additional revenue, said the paper. “We have cut discretionary spending to the tune of $700 million and will see [...]