BOGO: See silky smooth Tony Orlando at Resorts World in Queens this Sunday
Photos courtesy of Tony Orlando

Tony Orlando is one of the world’s most endearing — and enduring — showmen. He has a warm, energetic stage presence and an electrifying personality that match perfectly with his silky smooth voice and sing-along lyrics. Best of all, he’s taking his act to Queens with a special ticket discount. On Sunday, February 7, the […]

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Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend
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. 1 From 11:30 p.m. Friday, February 5, to 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 1 […]

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Community leaders weigh in on Brooklyn Queens Connector plan
Photo Courtesy of Brooklyn Queens Connector

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans for a streetcar along the East River from Sunset Park to Astoria garnered many opinions from community leaders in the “World’s Borough” from high praise to great concern. QNS reached out to community leaders in Astoria, Long Island City and surrounding areas to ask them to weigh in on this proposal: “The streetcar plan […]

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The Tribeca collapsed crane is owned and operated by Queens companies
Keith V. Smith

The tower crane that collapsed on a Manhattan street on Friday morning and killed a pedestrian is owned and operated by firms based in Queens, according to the mayor’s office. Long Island City’s Bay Crane owned the huge rigging device operated by Maspeth’s Galasso Trucking and Rigging Inc. that fell onto Worth Street in the TriBeCa […]

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Queens hit with slushy snow for morning commute
(Photo: MTA New York City Transit / Marc A. Hermann)

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Queens is in for another slushy weekend. The borough woke to the morning commute with two inches of slushy snow on the ground, and more in store later in the day, including limited visibility, temperatures in the low 30s, and wind chills in the 20s. If you left your hat and gloves […]

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