CONFIRMED: Forest Hills’ Shake Shack is opening this Thursday
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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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Cops and city agency crack down on illegal parking along Nassau Expressway near JFK Airport
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Some might call it a parking lot during rush-hour traffic, but the Nassau Expressway has become a literal stopover for taxi drivers en route to John F. Kennedy Airport. Last week, the NYPD and the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) decided to do something about it, and told the vehicles’ owners to “move along.” Officers from […]

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Woman was busted for smuggling $50K of cocaine in coffee bags at JFK
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Customs officers never know what they might find, and where. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport busted a woman entering the country Wednesday with 3 lbs. of powder cocaine hidden inside two plastic coffee bags, officials announced Thursday. Sherese Lee Ann Drake, a Jamaican citizen, was arriving from Montego Bay, […]

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A drunk and disorderly passenger at JFK Airport roughed up a cop, prosecutors say
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Flying out of JFK is often stressful, but this one man was beyond stressed. A Connecticut man was charged this week with felonious assault on a police officer and trespassing in a restricted airport area after he was denied boarding a JetBlue flight, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. Peter M. Brant, Jr., 22, was allegedly intoxicated […]

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Southeast Queens residents will be the first to ride new high-tech MTA buses
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Queens residents will be among the first to board new state-of-the art MTA buses equipped with Wi-Fi, USB charging ports and digital information screens. Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chairman and CEO Thomas Prendergast announced on Tuesday the addition of 2,042 buses to the MTA transportation fleet over the next five years. The new bus fleet comes with […]

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