East Elmhurst man threw fake bomb into police van in Times Square on Wednesday night
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Updated 7/21, 3:40 p.m. An East Elmhurst man threw a fake bomb into a police van on Wednesday night causing the NYPD to call a bomb squad and close off streets and subway lines surrounding Columbus Circle. On July 20 at approximately 11:30 p.m., Hector Meneses, 52, threw an electrical device into the open window of an […]

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You can only wish you had bought these Queens homes in 1995
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

What should you do if you could time travel? Why not go back 21 years and buy some Queens real estate? Owning a home in Queens is one of the most common aspirations among the residents, even though it often seems that prices in New York real estate have done nothing but gone up every year. A hopeful homeowner then […]

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Prices for Queens rentals and homes see double-digit increase since last year, reports say
Photo via Flickr/Wally Gobetz

Two reports by real estate company Douglas Elliman found that the median sales price for the Queens sales and rental market increased by double digits since last year. Compared to June of last year, the median sales price for a home in Queens jumped 20.8 percent, from $385,001 to $465,000. An increase was seen across all property types including […]

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Middle Village man arrested for molesting an 11-year-old girl on an Elmhurst street
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Detectives picked up a Middle Village man on Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl on an Elmhurst street a week earlier. Police said Jose Para of 83rd Place allegedly attacked the girl at 7:45 a.m. on June 23 in front of a catering hall on Albion Avenue near Queens Boulevard. He was arrested […]

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Massive police evidence storage facility could be coming to Maspeth
Rendering courtesy NYPD

Grand Avenue in Maspeth could soon be the home of a new, large-scale NYPD facility. The Police Department is looking to consolidate its property clerk warehouses, which are currently spread across the city in six different facilities, into one central location at 55-15 Grand Ave. The NYPD has reached out to community groups including Community Board 5’s […]

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