Newly open I Sushi brings healthy & creative fare to Ridgewood
All Photos: Maria Gotay/QNS

The Ridgewood lovers of fresh, quality sushi rolls finally received a local go-to spot. I Sushi is a brand-new restaurant in the plaza between Myrtle Avenue and Woodbine Street. They’re rolling out fresh sushi seven days a week, catering to Ridgewood residents. It’s perfect for curious eaters who are willing to take a chance; while the classics […]

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Northeast Queens streets should be safer, thanks to new speed humps and traffic signs
Photo courtesy of Councilman Vallone's press office

Pedestrians should be walking safer now that new speed humps and traffic signs have been installed throughout northeast Queens. Councilman Paul Vallone gained support from Queens Community Board 7 in Flushing, the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association and the Bowne Park Civic Association, in order to make the following enhancements. He requested three speed humps from the Department of Transportation […]

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College Point, Flushing and Whitestone will be sprayed from trucks this week to reduce the Zika threat
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The New York City Department of Health is looking to prevent mosquitoes with the potential to carry the Zika virus from spawning in Queens by spraying pesticides in parts of College Point, Flushing and Whitestone. In order to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of the Zika virus, the Health Department will spray pesticide from […]

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Design studio proposes E train extension to alleviate negative effects of the 18-month L train shutdown
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It’s official. The MTA announced Monday that the L train’s Canarsie Tunnel will be closed for 18 months — starting in January 2019 — to repair major damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. According to the MTA, the decision to fully close the tunnel for 18 months instead of a one-track, three-year closure was made […]

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25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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