Hillary Clinton visits a Jackson Heights Indian restaurant to talk diversity and discrimination
Photos courtesy of Jackson Diner

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped at Jackson Heights’ oldest Indian restaurant, the Jackson Diner, to speak with Queens officials and community leaders about diversity and discrimination. About half of Jackson Heights’ residents are foreign-born, with many hailing from South America and countries such as India, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal and Bangladesh. Clinton met with […]

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Main Street bound 7 train running with delays causing headaches to commuters
Photo: Frances L Fruit/Shutterstock.com

Signal problems at the Mets-Willets Point stop on the 7 train are causing delays for Main Street bound trains in Flushing. QNS was on the train this morning and experienced train delays for several minutes at three different stops between 90th street and the Main Street stop. The MTA made no announcements to inform riders […]

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Hip-hop programming at Queens Library presents the Artistry of DJ’ing and Cuisine with DJ Neil Armstrong
Queens Library event DJ Neil Armstrong

Join Queens’s DJ Neil Armstrong, former tour DJ for Jay Z and Adidas Global Ambassador. He has DJ’ed everywhere from shows backing up Jay Z at Madison Square Garden, to clubs around the world. This event is part storytelling and part workshop. Neil will go over how he got started in his career, providing insights […]

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Penthouses are going for millions in partially completed Flushing Commons project
Flushing Commons rendering

Developers reached new heights in the first phase of the Flushing Commons project to an eager crowd on Friday. Spectators gathered around as construction workers put the final beam to top off the 14-story building. Construction will be complete at the end of this year. The 1.8-million-square-foot that encompasses the Flushing Commons project will feature residential, […]

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Much-needed upgrades are finally coming to the Flushing LIRR station
Photo courtesy of Congresswoman Meng's office

Start with the surface and the change will ripple. That was the message Friday as Congresswoman Grace Meng and other local officials gathered to commemorate the completion of phase one of the MTA Flushing-Main Street Long Island Rail Road station renovation, unveiling fresh signs and thicker, safer railings to prevent small children from falling or squeezing through […]

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