Subway weekend changes are affecting several Queens trains including the 7
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 2 From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 13 to 10:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2 […]

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Big weekend in Queens: Enjoy a variety of (not only) Valentine’s Day events

It’s a big weekend in Queens, with Valentine’s Day on Sunday and Presidents’ Day on Monday, the World’s Borough doesn’t disappoint with a multitude of romantic, fun and exciting events to choose from. Take in a jazz brunch in a castle; bring the little ones to a magic show; explore an Asian wedding dress exhibit; enjoy […]

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‘Lifesavers’ street safety project at Bayside school is a hit with parents
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

A Bayside elementary school is being held up as a shining example by school district leaders for its proactive street safety measures. The District 26 Community Education Council (CEC) recently invited P.S. 46 The Alley Pond School to give a special presentation on its Project Lifesaver initiative, which reduces dangerous traffic congestion by restricting street traffic […]

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Monahan & Fitzgerald in Bayside gets new building owners after 29 years
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This neighborhood bar isn’t going anywhere. The site of Bayside watering hole Monahan & Fitzgerald has been sold, but the bar will remain in the same location. The building was recently sold after the retirement of co-founder Jim Fitzgerald, according to co-founder John Monahan. The Irish bar has been at 214-17 41st Ave. since opening in February […]

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Queens Valentine’s Day: Take your Sweetie to these super-duper romantic places

Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching and choosing the right restaurant to take that special someone can be the difference between your being a rat or a Romeo. Fortunately, the World’s Borough offers a variety of romantic spots to seal the deal and ensure a wonderful evening for you and your Valentine. Ben’s Best Kosher Delicatessen Rego […]

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