Signs to increase the safety of autistic children may be coming to Howard Beach
Photo: Shutterstock

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced Tuesday his plans to urge the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install signs in key areas around Howard Beach to ensure the safety of children with autism. In a letter to the DOT, Goldfeder requested the agency investigate potential areas where signs could prove useful like Cross Bay Boulevard near the […]

Read More...

22-year-old fast driver dies in Whitestone, a stolen car bursts into flames and eight more top stories this week
Shutterstock

From a young life cut short behind the wheel of a fast ride to a stolen car that burst into flames after a police pursuit, Queens has seen its share of chaos this week. A 22-year-old man was speeding down Cross Island Parkway in Whitestone, when he lost control of his Mercedes Benz E63 AMG. The incident occurred on […]

Read More...

BREAKING: A stolen car bursts into flames after a high speed police pursuit in Bayside
QNS photos by Brianna Ellis

A high-speed pursuit involving an alleged car thief and two police officers came to a fiery end near a fast food restaurant on Northern Boulevard in Bayside on Wednesday afternoon. The chase ended at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, when the suspect’s car collided with a vehicle belonging to victim Thomas Smith near the Burger King parking lot located […]

Read More...

Bike lanes connecting Astoria Park to Flushing Bay should be diverted, community board advises
Photo via Shutterstock

A bike lane path to connect the East River in Astoria to Flushing Bay received approval from Community Board 1 (CB 1) on Tuesday, but it came with some stipulations. The plan, presented by the Department of Transportation (DOT), would install bike lanes that stretch from 31st Avenue in Astoria through Jackson Heights. Though the board’s […]

Read More...

Bayside’s Anchor Inn hotel was sold for nearly $16M
Google Maps

The latest big real estate deal to drop anchor in Bayside involves the Anchor Inn, which was recently sold for nearly $16 million. The hotel, located at 215-34 Northern Blvd., has been a staple in the Bayside neighborhood for nearly 50 years. In the transaction, 215 Northern Property LLC sold the property for approximately $15.9 million […]

Read More...

Skip to toolbar