Man with shirt wrapped around his head tries to rob Astoria woman in her apartment
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Police are looking for a man who followed an Astoria woman into her home on Tuesday and attempted to push himself into her apartment. At 1:15 a.m. on May 3, the suspect followed the 21-year-old woman into the lobby of her apartment at Broadway and 36th Street and started to push himself into her home. He was […]

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Uber is giving $5 rides and free pizza to Queens travelers today
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Mark Warner

To celebrate five years in New York City today, the car-hailing app Uber is charging only $5 for anyone traveling within Queens using uberPOOL. Uber is also partnering with three Queens pizzerias to give away free pizza from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to anyone who flashes his or her Uber app at the door. The […]

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Queens beer lovers on alert: Explore 30+ breweries & bars with new Queens Beer Book
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Beer drinkers of Queens, rejoice! The second annual Queens Beer Book, full of coupons for 31 beers at 31 different beer halls, breweries, restaurants and beer shops in Queens, is now on sale! Our friends at Brokelyn have been doing their smash-hit Brooklyn Beer Books for years now and are coming back to Queens for a second […]

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Astoria park plagued with drug paraphernalia and used condoms will now be locked at night
Photo courtesy of Councilman Costa Constantinides

An Astoria park long known for being a nighttime hangout spot will now be locked every night to discourage trespassers. Councilman Costa Constantinides, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and state Senator Michael Gianaris announced on Monday that Park Enforcement Patrol (PEP) officers would now lock the gates of Sean’s Place every night and open them every morning. Though the […]

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Cops are looking for three teens who yelled ‘ISIS’ and ‘Arab’ before attacking a man in Astoria
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The suspects were yelling “ISIS” and “Arab” before the attack. On Wednesday at approximately 1:20 p.m., a 19-year-old man was walking along 10th Street between 33rd and 34th avenues in Astoria when he noticed he was being followed by three suspects. When the teen victim turned, he realized that the three men were quickly approaching and one of […]

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