You can now win annual ferry passes at new Citywide Ferry Service website
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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
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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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From pickpockets to ATM skimmers, grand larcenies surge across northwest Queens, cops say
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Residents will have to exercise extra caution with their property and identity as grand larceny has skyrocketed in northwestern Queens this year. “Grand larcenies is […] the number one crime that is driving us in the 114th Precinct,” said Deputy Inspector Peter Fortune, commander of the 114th Precinct, during a detailed presentation about the rise in theft at […]

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Queens Taste 2016 brings explosion of 60+ best eateries in the borough
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We hope you’re really hungry, because the food festival Queens Taste 2016 has a long lineup of the best our borough’s food scene has to offer. For the 14th year in row, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council are teaming up to bring the best of Queens food under one giant roof for us to taste it all. To be […]

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