Subway weekend changes are affecting several Queens trains including the 7
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Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 2 From 3:45 a.m. Saturday, February 13 to 10:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2 […]

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Jackson Heights saw 10 percent rent increase in one month
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A report released Friday by real estate brokerage firm MNS shows that rents across the borough increased by 1.43 percent in the last month, with the largest monthly jump in Jackson Heights. The firm analyzed data from seven Queens neighborhoods including Long Island City, Astoria, Jackson Heights, Ridgewood, Forest Hills, Rego Park and Flushing. Last December, the average […]

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‘You’re ruining Forest Hills!’ Residents decry restaurant row development plan
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Don’t serve up Forest Hills’ “restaurant row” to developers on a platter, residents pleaded during Wednesday’s Community Board 6 meeting. Attendees slammed a proposed 12-story development to be constructed at 107-18 Queens Blvd., which would wipe out the restaurants on the adjacent block of 70th Road between Queens Boulevard and Austin Street. It is the only place where […]

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Best places in Queens to get chocolates and confections for your Valentine
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Valentine’s Day just isn’t Valentine’s Day without sugary confections. Some people even regard the day a failure if chocolate isn’t involved. Far be for us at QNS.com to stand in the way of true sugar-coated affection. Here are our picks for satisfying your Valentine’s sweet tooth … and you don’t have to leave the borough for the […]

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Queens Valentine’s Day: Take your Sweetie to these super-duper romantic places

Valentine’s Day is fast-approaching and choosing the right restaurant to take that special someone can be the difference between your being a rat or a Romeo. Fortunately, the World’s Borough offers a variety of romantic spots to seal the deal and ensure a wonderful evening for you and your Valentine. Ben’s Best Kosher Delicatessen Rego […]

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