Subway weekend changes are affecting several Queens trains including the 7
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

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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Participate in Great Backyard Bird Count at Queens Botanical Garden on Saturday
Photos courtesy of Shari Romar/Queens Botanical Garden

It’s cold, and there’s more snow than food on the ground, but American robins, red-tailed hawks, and ring-necked pheasants are among 50+ bird species roaming through Queens Botanical Garden these days. It’s time for some basic mathematics. The Flushing nature spot is seeking volunteers to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count this Saturday, February 13, from 11 […]

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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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Let these Queens restaurants cater your big game party this Sunday

Are you ready for the big game this Sunday? Why worry about cooking when the “World’s Borough” has some of the best catering options in the city? Whether it’s wings or fingers, Italian or Kosher, comfort or gourmet, QNS has you covered: Queens Comfort Astoria 718-728-2350 The comfort food kings of Queens have a special game menu—each […]

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City will now recognize deed restrictions: Vallone
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Properties with restrictive deed covenants can now be added to a registry with the city Department of Finance, thanks to legislation from northeast Queens Councilman Paul Vallone. A restrictive covenant is a binding legal obligation embedded into the deed of a property by the seller that can levy penalties against buyers who fail to obey them. […]

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