Man gets robbed in Elmhurst while waiting on a subway platform
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The police are looking for any information regarding two teens who allegedly robbed a man who waiting for a subway train to arrive on Saturday in Elmhurst, Queens. The robbery took place on Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. in the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station on Queens Boulevard. The victim, a 17-year-old man, was sitting […]

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New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
Photo via Department of Transportation

The “Boulevard of Death” is going to get a little safer this month. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin phase two of their Queens Boulevard Street Improvement Project, which will make the corridor between 74th Street to Eliot Avenue, in Elmhurst, safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The second phase of […]

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Massive 1.1M-square-foot Long Island City office development will begin construction next year
Photo courtesy of Tishman Speyer

Two new office towers will add to the growing skyline in Long Island City. Tishman Speyer and Qatari Diar have purchased two lots on Jackson Avenue from Queens Boulevard to 42nd Road and will turn them into 27-story office spaces. Construction will begin next year and the towers are slated for completion in 2019. According to […]

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This guy is wanted for beating up and choking his girlfriend at a Kew Gardens subway station
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Police want to talk to the man pictured above who recently beat up his girlfriend at the Union Turnpike subway station on the Forest Hills/Kew Gardens border. According to authorities, Akeem Murphy, 33, allegedly assaulted and choked the 21-year-old female victim after they departed a Jamaica Center-bound E train at the station in the vicinity of Queens Boulevard […]

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Sunnyside restaurateur and community leader Lily Gavin has passed away
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Lily Gavin, the owner of Dazies Restaurant in Sunnyside and an active leader in the community, has died at the age of 85. According to her son, Kenny Gavin, she suffered from a brain aneurysm last week. She underwent surgery and died in her sleep from complications on Wednesday morning. Lily Gavin opened the Italian restaurant […]

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