This Cinco de Mayo, eat at three best-kept secrets of Mexican cuisine in Queens
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Queens has enough Mexican restaurants, tortillerias and taco trucks to last a lifetime. With Cinco de Mayo just a day away, I thought I’d share with you three of my favorite spots: a real deal tortilla factory in Corona, Woodside’s best-kept secret, and the taqueria that ate Jackson Heights. 1. Tortilleria Nixtamal 104-05 47th Ave., […]

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Jackson Heights woman hoarded 67 ’emaciated’ cats and dogs with skin disease and infections, DA says
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She kept more than five dozen cats and dogs in her home, and now she’s facing animal cruelty charges. Elizabeth Grant, 48, hoarded 67 cats and dogs in her home on 82nd Street in Jackson Heights where they lived in filth and suffered from skin diseases, ear and eye infections and other medical problems, according to District […]

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Condo with retail space will grow across the street from 5Pointz in Long Island City
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A Long Island City development site located one block away from the former 5Pointz building and MoMA PS1 will be turned into a mixed-use condo. Circle F Capital is planning to buy the site at 22-43 Jackson Ave. for nearly $25 million from the local 808 pension and health fund union, The Real Deal reported. Though […]

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PHOTOS: Grand gala for The Garden School in Jackson Heights
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The Garden School in Jackson Heights recently celebrated its annual gala on April 8 at Terrace on the Park in Flushing. Supporters of the school joined faculty and alumni for an evening of fine food and dancing, as well as auctions with proceeds benefiting the school. The school also recognized two individuals for their years […]

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Free Electronics Recycling Events are coming to Queens

Avoid a $100 fine: it’s now illegal to discard electronics in the regular trash! Sunday, May 1, 10am – 4pm Rain or Shine Jackson Heights 37th Avenue between 77th & 78th Streets We Accept: Working and non-working computers, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TVs, VCRs, CD/DVD players, phones, audio/visual equipment, video games, cell phones […]

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