College Point, Flushing and Whitestone will be sprayed from trucks this week to reduce the Zika thread
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The New York City Department of Health is looking to prevent mosquitoes with the potential to carry the Zika virus from spawning in Queens by spraying pesticides in parts of College Point, Flushing and Whitestone. In order to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of the Zika virus, the Health Department will spray pesticide from […]

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MTA unveiled new designs for subway trains and stations
Photos courtesy of MTA

Open cars, wider doors, Wi-Fi and charging stations are just some of the features included in the new subway cars unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday. As part of the $27 billion, five-year MTA Capital Program, 1,025 new subway cars will be enhanced and 31 stations will be completely renovated. Up to 750 trains will have […]

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MAP: Make all your friends jealous and find the rarest Pokemon around Queens
Screenshots: Alec Posner/QNS

If you started to play Pokemon Go but don’t seem to have the same luck as your friends (or frenemies), they may have had a competitive advantage … Some Poke-venturers have combed Queens for hot-spot locations and shared their information to the masses. Mark down this Reddit list as a credible source of information. We […]

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UPDATE: Cops arrest suspect who pushed an elderly man down the stairs at an LIC train station
Photos courtesy of NYPD and Wikimedia Commons/DanTD

A Manhattan man has been charged with allegedly hurling an elderly man down a flight of stairs at a Long Island City subway station last week, police announced on Monday night. Detectives took into custody Jerome Blakely, 44, for the assault that took place at 1:30 p.m. on July 6 inside the 36th Street subway station in the vicinity […]

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25 entertaining things to do in Queens this and next week including Woodside’s Flower Parade and LICHenge
Queens will be filled with silletas this weekend!

Wednesday, July 6 1. Stretch it out with Yoga in the Garden, with a community music performance and picnic to follow. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 9:30 a.m., $6. 2. See some splendid cinema at Socrates Outdoor Film Series, tonight showing “The African Queen.” Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), dusk, FREE.   […]

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