Massage parlor worker offers a ‘hand job’ to an undercover cop and three other arrests in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park
Photo via Google Maps

The NYPD is continuing to keep a tight grip on illegal activities at massage parlors in Queens. Four workers at three locations in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park were arrested on May 19 in the Queens North Vice Enforcement Unit’s latest undercover sting operation, police reported on Wednesday. Shu Feng Lin, 44, was arrested at her […]

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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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Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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Spiritual leader of Jamaica Muslim Center will discuss controversial topics of his faith in Forest Hills on Sunday

Only in Queens can individuals learn about Islam in a community center known for its Jewish cultural and educational programs! Imam Shamsi Ali, the spiritual leader of the Jamaica Muslim Center, will talk about the basic teachings and practices of his faith at the Central Queens Y in Forest Hills on Sunday, May 22, at […]

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Whitestone residents greet Judith Harrison, the new commanding officer at 109th Precinct
QNS photos by Brianna Ellis

Deputy Inspector Judith Harrison, the new 109th Precinct commander, received a warm welcome from Whitestone residents during the We Love Whitestone civic association meeting on Wednesday night. “I’m very happy to be here. I’m very happy to see you,” Harrison, who previously commanded the 112th Precinct, told residents at the Immanuel Lutheran School. “I’m a lifelong resident of Queens so Queens […]

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