The turtle population of New York is replenishing in an unlikely spot
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After years of population decline, the turtles are making a comeback in a rather interesting way. JFK airport in Queens is one of the busiest airports in the world. Every year, tens of millions of passengers go through this airport. This year, however, JFK was visited by some unique travelers. In recent weeks, hundreds of diamondback […]

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Brief evacuation at JFK airport this morning was caused by a false bomb alarm
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In the midst of the heightened airport security following yesterday’s bomb attack in Istanbul, Turkey, JFK’s Terminal 5 in Queens was briefly evacuated on Wednesday morning. An unattended suspicious package was found at Terminal 5, which services the JetBlue airlines, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a Port Authority spokesperson told Daily News. The terminal was evacuated […]

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LIC Summit: Community and business leaders see opportunities rising in Long Island City
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For the third year in a row, hundreds of business leaders, city and state officials, Long Island City stakeholders and residents gathered at the Museum of the Moving Image for the Long Island City Partnership’s annual LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts. Co-hosted by Modern Spaces and The Queens Courier, the summit featured panels discussing topics […]

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Taste of LIC will feature eclectic mix of food and drinks from 47 local establishments
Photos courtesy of Taste of LIC/Alex Escalante

The Long Island City waterfront will be transformed into one of the hottest eateries in town on June 13 when dozens of local restaurants and brewing companies set up shop along Gantry Plaza State Park for the 11th annual Taste of LIC. Hosted by nonprofit arts organization The Chocolate Factory, the event allows patrons to sample food […]

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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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