Memorial day Weekend

Bikes, kayaks get green light in Jamaica Bay
Bikes, kayaks get green light in Jamaica Bay
South Terence M. Cullen 6/04/2013 at 5:17PM

Jamaica Bay visitors are about to get a little bike for their bucks. The Parks Department announced California-based Wheel Fun Rentals has received the license agreement for much-discussed bike and kayak stands throughout Jamaica Bay. A site in Queens opened at Rockaway’s Jacob Riis Park over Memorial Day Weekend, according to the Parks Department, with [...]

MTA Memorial Day weekend service
MTA Memorial Day weekend service
News Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2013 at 4:36PM

The MTA will make the following service changes for the Memorial Day holiday weekend: NYC Subways and Buses MTA subways and buses will operate on Sunday schedule on Memorial Day.  Subway customers are reminded to use the A, C, D or Q instead of the D, and the J instead of the Z. Some subway [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/29/2012 at 7:20AM

Long Island City experiences new real estate boom    Long Island City is undergoing another real estate boom, buoyed by a new batch of residential towers, hotels and high-profile property deals. Local real estate experts said they believe the momentum — with an influx of waterfront high rises and almost 20 hotels — is due [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/25/2012 at 8:00AM

  Etan Patz case: Pedro Hernandez arrested in Etan Patz’s 1979 disappearance A heartbreaking mystery that tortured a Manhattan couple and stymied police for more than three decades apparently was solved Thursday after a New Jersey man confessed to strangling 6-year-old Etan Patz. Pedro Hernandez was charged with second-degree murder one day before the 33rd anniversary [...]