This Cinco de Mayo, eat at three best-kept secrets of Mexican cuisine in Queens
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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 my favorite spots: a real deal tortilla factory in Corona, Woodside’s best-kept secret, and the taqueria that ate Jackson Heights. 1. Tortilleria Nixtamal 104-05 47th Ave., […]

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New Netflix TV show ‘Iron Fist’ is filming today near Macy’s in Elmhurst
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Elmhurst shoppers shouldn’t be too surprised if they suddenly find themselves surrounded by Marvel comic characters coming to life. The upcoming TV show “Iron Fist,” which brings a classic Marvel comic series to life, has been filming in New York City for the past month. Today, the show’s cast and crew will be near the Elmhurst Macy’s department store […]

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Four more ‘johns’ get locked up in the NYPD’s latest prostitution sting in Ridgewood
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These guys keep falling for the same “losing proposition.” Four men looking for a good time on a discount were busted last weekend in the 104th Precinct’s latest prostitution bust in Ridgewood near the Brooklyn/Queens border, police announced on Monday night. According to authorities, the arrests were made between 8 and 10 p.m. on Friday, April 29, […]

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Queens’ first female state senator, Toby Stavisky, is going for her ninth term in office
Photo courtesy of state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky

After 16 years in Albany, state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky wants to go back for another term. Stavisky officially announced last week her re-election campaign in Forest Hills, surrounded by numerous supporters including Congresswoman Grace Meng and a number of community advocates. Stavisky was first elected to the state Senate in a special November 1999 […]

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To eat or not to eat? Chick-fil-A comes to Queens with a side of controversy
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Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches may be a crispy, delicious treat for many Americans, but they come to Queens with a side of controversy. QNS reported on Saturday that Chick-fil-A plans to open its first Queens location at Queens Center mall in Elmhurst this fall. The response from our readers was full of mixed feelings over the company owner’s staunchly religious, […]

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