PHOTOS: This is how you can charge your phone on the new ‘Millennial-friendly’ MTA buses in Queens
All photos: QNS/Brianna Ellis

If MTA cannot do anything about the bus delays, they hope that at least passengers will spend their trips more effectively thanks to the free Wi-Fi and charging ports. Last Tuesday, MTA rolled out the first batch of the new bus fleet that features Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. 75 buses will serve Richmond Hill, South Jamaica, South Ozone Park, Springfield […]

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12-year-old from Far Rockaway sets himself on fire as part of YouTube ‘fire challenge’
Photo: screenshot from Youtube

A boy from Far Rockaway who set himself on fire and suffered serious injuries did it as part of a YouTube “fire challenge,” it was reported. On Tuesday evening, at approximately 7:30 p.m., a 12-year-old boy splashed himself with rubbing alcohol and set himself ablaze while standing in the bathtub in his home on Watjean Court at Far Rockaway, NY […]

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Ridgewood assemblywoman speaks up against upcoming pop-up beer garden, La Playa NYC
Image courtesy Rockaway Brewing Company

After some Ridgewood residents voiced their displeasure about the pop-up urban beach beer garden, La Playa NYC, coming to their part of the neighborhood next month, one local lawmaker is backing their claims. Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan has written a letter to Vincent Bradley, chairman of the State Liquor Authority (SLA), requesting that he look into […]

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Queens Council on the Arts will celebrate its 50th birthday with breathtaking views and good food
Photo via LIC Landing website

Get the party hats, balloons and bubbly ready! The Queens Council for the Arts (QCA) is gearing up for its 50th anniversary party, QCA’s Fab @ 50!, on Thursday, May 26. The QCA will celebrate the cultural diversity and ever-evolving arts scene in Queens. “Our mission is simple and straightforward: to foster and develop the arts in Queens, everywhere from Astoria […]

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A man is wanted for indecent exposure on an A train in Far Rockaway
NY1 Photo

Police are searching for a man who allegedly flashed his private parts to a female passenger on an A train in Far Rockaway. According to NY1, the incident occurred on Tuesday, May 3, before 10 a.m. The man approached a 41-year-old woman who was riding a southbound A train and attempted to kiss her on the lips. Investigators […]

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