UPDATE: Cops still looking for the drive-by shooters who killed rapper Chinx in Briarwood
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UPDATED 12:45 p.m. May 17, 2016 One year later, the suspects responsible for the drive-by shooting in Briarwood last year that took the life of an up-and-coming rap star remain at large. Police repeated an appeal for tips on Tuesday, which marked the one-year anniversary of the May 17, 2015, murder of Lionel Pickens, 31, of Ozone […]

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Woman got robbed at knifepoint on Sunday morning in Sunnyside, police say
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Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman in Sunnyside after threatening her with a knife. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on May 8, the suspect approached a 42-year-old woman walking at the intersection of 52 Street and Queens Boulevard. According to officials, he flashed his knife and took her purse, which contained an iPhone and […]

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Elmhurst community board says no to Queens Blvd. bike lanes, de Blasio gives it a go-ahead anyway
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Updated May 12, 2:05 p.m. In a heated debate about the future of Queens Boulevard, Community Board 4 (CB 4) voted to approve the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) safety plan for the corridor with one stipulation – no bike lanes. But on Wednesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio released a statement saying the DOT will go through with […]

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Sample food from 24 diverse restaurants at the Taste of Sunnyside
Photo courtesy of Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District

Do you love Queens food? Sign up for our brand-new QNS Foodie Newsletter and receive food-related articles in your inbox every Friday morning. Food lovers in Queens who are searching for a diverse culinary experience should look no further than the Taste of Sunnyside― an event that celebrates the local eateries and beverages that the neighborhood […]

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Former site of sexist statue ‘Civic Virtue’ in Kew Gardens is being rededicated to the women of Queens
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Workers have begun transforming the former site of the controversial Civic Virtue statue near Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens into a public green space, according to Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. Contractors are repairing damaged stone work at the base of the fountain upon which the statue — now a resident of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn — once […]

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