Two big bank executives from Great Britain were arrested in Queens for illegal trading
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A big bank executive was arrested on the JFK airport in Queens this week. The head of global foreign exchange (FX) cash trading at HSBC Mark Johnson, 50, who is a citizen of Great Britain, was arrested at JFK International Airport on Tuesday, July 19, for conspiring to defraud a client. Along with him, another Great Britain citizen, Stuart Scott, […]

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Infinite summer indulgence: 6 great waterfront restaurants in Queens
Photo courtesy of Vetro Restaurant & Wine Bar

Island living has its perks, and while we might sometimes forget about the waterways all around us – from river to ocean to sound – the sweltering days of summer have a way of beckoning us to shore. On hot days, search out cool breezes, stellar views and delicious eats at one of these six […]

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The turtle population of New York is replenishing in an unlikely spot
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After years of population decline, the turtles are making a comeback in a rather interesting way. JFK airport in Queens is one of the busiest airports in the world. Every year, tens of millions of passengers go through this airport. This year, however, JFK was visited by some unique travelers. In recent weeks, hundreds of diamondback […]

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MAP: Booming tourism in NYC is behind Jamaica’s rapid transformation
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With more than 50 million tourists flocking to New York City every year, developers are looking to build more hotels than ever — outside of Manhattan. Developers have their eyes set on the neighborhood of Jamaica in Queens as they plan to build more than a dozen new hotels in the community within the next five years.   […]

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Brief evacuation at JFK airport this morning was caused by a false bomb alarm
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In the midst of the heightened airport security following yesterday’s bomb attack in Istanbul, Turkey, JFK’s Terminal 5 in Queens was briefly evacuated on Wednesday morning. An unattended suspicious package was found at Terminal 5, which services the JetBlue airlines, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a Port Authority spokesperson told Daily News. The terminal was evacuated […]

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