Two robbers steal woman’s purse, then go on a shopping spree in Flushing: cops
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They came, they stole, they spent. Two crooks remain on the run after snatching a purse from a woman on a street in Flushing, then using her credit and debit cards to go shopping for food, according to police. Authorities said the robbery occurred at 4:15 a.m. on the morning of Aug. 12 in the […]

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Op-Ed: What the sale of RKO Keith’s theatre means for northern Flushing
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The iconic RKO Keith’s Theatre in Flushing has finally sold to a developer with the true intentions to build this mega, mixed-use project. The site sold on July 28 for $66 Million to Xin Development, an arm of China’s Xinyuan Real Estate. We [Cushman & Wakefield] represented the seller, JK Equities and partners. The site […]

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Get tips and tricks to avoid a long, harrowing commute with the ‘7 Train Survival Guide’
Photo via Flickr Creative Commons/Brian Pocius

The 7 train has long been a source of anxiety for daily commuters, from the frequent delays to overcrowded platforms, and one group has created an extensive list to highlight tips to navigate every stop on the line. Access Queens, a transit advocacy group based in Sunnyside, has created the “7 Train Survival Guide.” It […]

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25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
Photo via Facebook/Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project

Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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Cleanup initiative underway to solve Jamaica’s garbage problem
QNS/Photo by Charlie Perry

Elected officials and community members along Hillside Avenue in Jamaica are getting down and dirty when it comes to keeping their area clean. Councilman Rory Lancman and members of the Jamaica Hills Partnership and the Department of Sanitation met at the northwest corner of Hillside Avenue and 168th Street on Friday to announce a $48,000 community […]

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