Fall in love with these Queens power couples
Photo by Joe Mabel, CC BY-SA 3.0; graphics: QNS

This coming Valentine’s Day, we are celebrating love done the Queens way. We selected six couples across the borough who have successful relationships and successful careers; they’re the movers and shakers in their respective fields.

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Plans for western Queens light rail could benefit from BQX streetcar proposal
Photo Courtesy of Brooklyn Queens Connector

Rail could be the wave of the future throughout west Queens. With Mayor Bill de Blasio releasing last week a $2.5 billion plan to bring commuters the Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX), an above-ground streetcar line along the East River waterfront, one local politician is hoping her plan for a commuter rail will be put on the fast track. Since last […]

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This could be the future tallest building in Queens: 79-story tower in LIC
Photo via United Construction and Development Group

The sky’s the limit in Long Island City. A 964-foot tower, which developers plan to erect near the Citigroup tower if permits are issued, will be the largest building in the borough, trumping the planned 70-story Queens Plaza Park. On Saturday, Flushing-based developer Chris Jiashu Xu filed plans for the 79-story tower located at 23-15 44th Dr. The […]

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Best places in Queens to get chocolates and confections for your Valentine
Aigner Chocolates

Valentine’s Day just isn’t Valentine’s Day without sugary confections. Some people even regard the day a failure if chocolate isn’t involved. Far be for us at QNS.com to stand in the way of true sugar-coated affection. Here are our picks for satisfying your Valentine’s sweet tooth … and you don’t have to leave the borough for the […]

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LIC bandits push woman to floor and steal Michael Kors bag: NYPD
Photo via Google Maps/Inset photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men who shoved a woman to the ground and stole her belongings — including a pricey handbag — on a Long Island City street. At about 11:15 p.m. on Feb. 1, police said, two men approached a 30-year-old woman walking at the corner of 43rd Avenue and Crescent Street. There, according […]

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