Motorcyclist dies after crashing his ride on the Belt Parkway in Howard Beach
Photo via Google Maps

Police are investigating a deadly accident on the Belt Parkway in Howard Beach on Monday morning that claimed the life of a 22-year-old male motorcyclist. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was riding eastbound on the Belt Parkway near Exit 17 (Cross Bay Boulevard) at 10:35 a.m. on May 2 […]

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What’s taking so long? Little Neck wonders when Marathon Parkway will be repaved
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis

Marathon Parkway in Little Neck feels more like a bumpy, country road than a city street these days. Community members in the area voiced their concerns about the Department of Transportation‘s (DOT) delay in resurfacing Marathon Parkway between Little Neck Parkway and Northern Boulevard. “They need to do this quickly because going over these lumps and […]

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Presidential candidate John Kasich grabs a slice in Howard Beach after town hall taping
Photos by Josef Pinlac

After taping an MSNBC town hall meeting in Howard Beach on Wednesday, Ohio Governor and Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich did what anyone else might have done: he went out for pizza. Kasich visited Gino’s Pizzeria on Cross Bay Boulevard and enjoyed a slice with Queens County GOP Chairman and City Councilman Eric Ulrich, who represents […]

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Western Queens is getting several miles of new bike lanes in 2016
Photo courtesy of DOT

The Department of Transportation released the new 2016 bike map on Tuesday and several new miles of bike lanes are scheduled for installation along several neighborhoods in western Queens. A new route along 31st Street in Astoria will connect the waterfront to Flushing Bay. The DOT presented the plan to Community Board 1 in March and if approved […]

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Note-carrying crook robbed a Howard Beach bank, cops say
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Using a demand note, a bandit made off with a bundle of cash from a Howard Beach bank during a heist Monday afternoon, according to police. The NYPD later released a security camera image of the suspect who visited the New York Community Bank located on Cross Bay Boulevard near 156th Avenue at 12:59 p.m. Monday. Authorities […]

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