Why doesn’t a statue of a famous Queens woman replace the sexist Civic Virtue in Kew Gardens?
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The former home of the controversial Civic Virtue statue in Kew Gardens, now in the midst of a long-awaited beautification project, will be rededicated to the women of Queens in the form of a plaque. But some wonder if the site might someday also feature a statue of a prominent woman in the history of […]

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All of the Clearview Expressway and part of the Grand Central Parkway will be repaved
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Drivers can expect delays on the Clearview Expressway and Grand Central Parkway as early as next week, when the state Department of Transportation (DOT) begins a major repaving project on both arteries. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday the $18 million improvement to resurface the entire stretch of the Clearview Expressway between Hillside Avenue in Hollis […]

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Ex-boyfriend of Borough President Katz, radio host Curtis Sliwa, announces he will run against her in 2017
Photos courtesy of Juniper Park Civic Association/Walter Karling

Updated April 26, 2:55 p.m. Curtis Sliwa, the ex-partner of current Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and father of her two children, announced last night that he would run for her seat as a Republican in 2017. Sliwa, a talk show host on WABC-AM and founder of the international volunteer patrol organization Guardian Angels, attended the Juniper Park […]

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Main Street bound 7 train running with delays causing headaches to commuters
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Signal problems at the Mets-Willets Point stop on the 7 train are causing delays for Main Street bound trains in Flushing. QNS was on the train this morning and experienced train delays for several minutes at three different stops between 90th street and the Main Street stop. The MTA made no announcements to inform riders […]

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Female Sherlock Holmes foils the bad guys at Queens Theater all weekend
Photos courtesy of Richard Termine

Bandits beware! The greatest detective of all time is going to work some magic in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this weekend. Queens Theatre will be the scene of four performances of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (April 1 at 2 pm, April 2 at 2 pm and 8 pm, and April 3 at 3 pm). With […]

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