CONFIRMED: Forest Hills’ Shake Shack is opening this Thursday
Photo: Instagram/Shake Shack

Burger lovers, brace yourselves because the fourth Queens location of popular burger eatery Shake Shack, in Forest Hills, is set to open its doors on Thursday, May 26, according to a statement from the company. Located at 71-26 Austin St. in Forest Hills, in the former space of the clothing store Strawberry, this standalone location of Shake Shack has been confirmed since November […]

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Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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32 arrested on narcotics-related charges at Electric Daisy Carnival this past weekend in Queens
All photos via Electric Daisy Carnival

Police confirmed that 32 attendees at this past weekend’s Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) near Citi Field stadium were arrested on narcotics-related charges. NYPD reported 16 arrests made on Saturday and 16 on Sunday during a two-day electronic dance music event. Arrested festivalgoers were charged with criminal possession of controlled substance, presumably MDMA. Giant festival held on May […]

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This Cinco de Mayo, eat at three best-kept secrets of Mexican cuisine in Queens
QNS/Photos by Joe DiStefano

Do you love articles about Queens food? Sign up for our brand new QNS Foodie Newsletter and receive food-related articles in your inbox every Friday morning. Queens has enough Mexican restaurants, tortillerias and taco trucks to last a lifetime. With Cinco de Mayo just a day away, I thought I’d share with you three of […]

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Woman was busted for smuggling $50K of cocaine in coffee bags at JFK
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Customs officers never know what they might find, and where. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport busted a woman entering the country Wednesday with 3 lbs. of powder cocaine hidden inside two plastic coffee bags, officials announced Thursday. Sherese Lee Ann Drake, a Jamaican citizen, was arriving from Montego Bay, […]

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