Get an exquisite taste of culture at these five black-owned restaurants in Queens
Photo courtesy of Pa-Nash NYC

If you’re looking to escape this summer blaze, cool down and embrace the beautiful culture at these five black-owned businesses in Queens. Many of the restaurants exude an island-style ambiance, where you can enjoy Jamaican cuisine and other Caribbean-inspired dishes. As you listen to the pulsating rhythms of a live reggae band, your mind may drift […]

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PHOTOS: Community joins together in Maspeth to remember slain officers from around the country
QNS/All photos by Anthony Giudice

It was a solemn evening in Maspeth as precincts from across the communities gathered to pay their respects and remember their fallen brothers in blue that were needlessly gunned down over the last few weeks. Officers from the 104th, 108th and 110th precincts came together with members of Communities of Maspeth and Elmhurst Together (COMET), […]

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Man gets robbed in Elmhurst while waiting on a subway platform
Photo: Google Maps + NYPD

The police are looking for any information regarding two teens who allegedly robbed a man who waiting for a subway train to arrive on Saturday in Elmhurst, Queens. The robbery took place on Saturday, June 25 at 4 p.m. in the Woodhaven Boulevard subway station on Queens Boulevard. The victim, a 17-year-old man, was sitting […]

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New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
Photo via Department of Transportation

The “Boulevard of Death” is going to get a little safer this month. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin phase two of their Queens Boulevard Street Improvement Project, which will make the corridor between 74th Street to Eliot Avenue, in Elmhurst, safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The second phase of […]

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East Elmhurst man threw fake bomb into police van in Times Square on Wednesday night
Photo via Twitter/NYPD

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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