MAJOR FUN ALERT: Dive into these top 10 outdoor pools in Queens this summer!
Image: Bay Benjamin

If you’re sick of sizzling in the summer sun, why resist taking a dip in a cool and cleanly pool? Skip out on the sand and dive head first into some of the best outdoor pools in Queens. Five Freebies The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation offers free outdoor pools that are set to open […]

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The long-awaited Queens Vietnam Veterans memorial is finally coming to Elmhurst Park
Photo courtesy of NYC Parks Department

It took nearly a decade, but a memorial to Queens’ Vietnam War veterans will become a reality at last. During this morning’s Memorial Day observance at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens, Borough President Melinda Katz announced that the Queens Vietnam Veterans Memorial project is fully funded and ready to move forward. The monument will be […]

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Group used knife, tire iron and cane to viciously attack man in Jackson Heights
Inset photos courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for four suspects who viciously assaulted a man in Jackson Heights earlier this month. At approximately 8:20 p.m. on May 19, four men attacked a 24-year-old at the intersection of 32nd Avenue and 74th Street. The suspects stabbed the victim with a knife and repeatedly struck him with a tire iron and […]

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Two abandoned, contaminated barges were floating in Flushing Bay for over a year
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis and art department

Fewer toxins will be floating in the waters of Flushing Bay, now that two abandoned barges have been taken out of the waterway. Councilman Joseph Crowley joined with Colonel David Caldwell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers NY District Commander, and Flushing Bay advocates on Monday to announce the removal of derelict barges that contributed to the pollution of the waterway. “To those who […]

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CONFIRMED: Forest Hills’ Shake Shack is opening this Thursday
Photo: Instagram/Shake Shack

Burger lovers, brace yourselves because the fourth Queens location of popular burger eatery Shake Shack, in Forest Hills, is set to open its doors on Thursday, May 26, according to a statement from the company. Located at 71-26 Austin St. in Forest Hills, in the former space of the clothing store Strawberry, this standalone location of Shake Shack has been confirmed since November […]

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