First pop-up sushi restaurant serving sustainable and local fish in NYC will open in Long Island City
Photo courtesy of Mayanoki

Starting this May, Long Island City will be home to New York’s only pop-up restaurant serving sustainable and local sushi. Mayanoki was started in 2012 by friends David Torchiano, an Astoria resident, and Josh Arak, who wanted to provide their favorite sushi chef with an outlet to serve. They met Chef Albert at Zutto, a restaurant in […]

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Ridgewood and Bayside locations of Lucille Roberts gym are closing
Photo: Lucille Roberts

Queens women interested in staying healthy and in shape are losing two Lucille Roberts gyms. Members of Lucille Roberts locations at 55-05 Myrtle Ave. in Ridgewood and at 41-19 Bell Blvd. in Bayside received a letter stating that as of May 20, both locations will be closing. A Lucille Roberts employee told QNS on the phone that the lease […]

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You can now win annual ferry passes at new Citywide Ferry Service website
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Joe Mabel

The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Hornblower, the provider of the new citywide ferry service, have just launched the website, which will feature everything from a chance to win an annual ferry pass to a live stream of boat construction. The construction and development phase of the first citywide ferry service in nearly 100 years will be documented on […]

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Get the most original gift for your mom at these two Mother’s Day events in Queens
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Mom is a special being, but it’s not always easy to find an original way to honor her on Mother’s Day. Flowers? Brunch? Been there, done that. Good thing two Queens venues will host unique, creative ways to get the right gift. 1. Make something for Mom at Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing  (Saturday, April […]

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Crook in construction gear fails to steal funds from a bank in Astoria, cops say
Photo via Sussex Bank/Inset courtesy of NYPD

This crooked construction worker left a bank job unfinished. Police are searching for an armed bandit disguised in construction gear who failed in his attempt to steal cash from an Astoria bank on Wednesday afternoon. Authorities said the botched heist took place at 3:40 p.m. on April 27 at the Sussex County Bank located at […]

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