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Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Queens businesses fear 7 subway suspension may hurt profits
Top Stories Maggie Hayes 1/03/2013 at 1:34PM

Once more, western Queens business owners could potentially say goodbye to a profitable winter. The No. 7 line weekend service between Queens and Manhattan is being suspended until the end of March, and many area business owners fear that this will affect the influx of customers they usually get. The award-winning Chocolate Factory Theater in [...]

Weekend 7 subway service suspended through March
Weekend 7 subway service suspended through March
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2012 at 11:48AM

For the second time in less than six months, straphangers in Queens and Manhattan will be without the No. 7 subway for multiple weekends in a row. Starting December 28, No. 7 line service between the two boroughs will be suspended every weekend until March 25 due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between [...]

Weeknight subway closures expand to Queens
Weeknight subway closures expand to Queens
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/17/2012 at 5:42PM

Starting next month, some late night subway riders will need to find alternate forms of transportation, the MTA announced Monday. The MTA’s Fastrack program, which temporality suspends parts of the subway from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weeknights for track, tunnel and station maintenance, will affect several lines in Queens and other parts of [...]

Suspect in Queens, Manhattan elevator robberies in custody
Suspect in Queens, Manhattan elevator robberies in custody
Police Cristabelle Tumola 12/12/2012 at 10:17AM

A man wanted in connection to four New York City elevator robberies, including one in Queens, is being question by authorities, according to police and media reports. In each attack, the suspect followed the victim into an apartment building, then the elevator and stole the woman’s property, said the NYPD. During three of the incidents [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 10/19/2012 at 5:06PM

QUEENS Saturday, October 20 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., At It’s My Park Day, New Yorkers volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs by taking part in local volunteer projects and free family-friendly, cultural, fitness and arts events. Just find a local park that is hosting an It’s My [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/12/2012 at 12:12PM

QUEENS  Saturday, October 13 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., At the 11th Annual Harvest Festival in Jamaica there will be cook-offs, cooking demos, live music, food tastings and arts andcrafts, such as making a scarecrow, pumpkin decorating and face painting. There will also be magic shows, colorful clowns and cowboys. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., [...]

No. 7 subway service disrupted for five weekends this fall, beginning tonight
No. 7 subway service disrupted for five weekends this fall, beginning tonight
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/05/2012 at 12:04PM

Starting October 5, No. 7 line service between Manhattan and Queens will be suspended for five weekends due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza, from 11:45 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday during the weekends of October 5-8, October 19-22, October 26-29, November 9-12 and November 16-19. For alternate [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/28/2012 at 10:23AM

QUEENS Saturday, September 29 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Join the Friends of the Ridgewood Library for their semi-annual Fun Day, where there be a flea market, crafts, reading in the garden and more. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., The National Estuaries Day Festival commemorates Little Neck Bay, the local estuary. Meet people from health [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/14/2012 at 11:59AM

QUEENS Saturday, September 15 11:00 a.m. (last ticket is sold at 4:30 p.m.), On Saturday, the Amazing Maize Maze, a 3-acre interactive corn maze, opens at the Queens Country Farm Museum. 12 p.m. – 3 pm, Commemorate the Constitution’s birthday by learning about the document and how it was written at King Manor’s Hands-on History: Constitution Celebration. [...]

Amy’s Bread moves to LIC’s ‘Flour District’
Amy’s Bread moves to LIC’s ‘Flour District’
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/08/2012 at 3:29PM

When Amy Scherber, owner of Amy’s Bread, found out that there was no more rentable space in Chelsea Market to hold her expanding business, she knew she needed a larger facility where it would be easy to load and make deliveries to her Manhattan stores. “We loved our space there, but we just didn’t have [...]