MTA unveiled new designs for subway trains and stations
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Open cars, wider doors, Wi-Fi and charging stations are just some of the features included in the new subway cars unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday. As part of the $27 billion, five-year MTA Capital Program, 1,025 new subway cars will be enhanced and 31 stations will be completely renovated. Up to 750 trains will have […]

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MAP: Make all your friends jealous and find the rarest Pokemon around Queens
Screenshots: Alec Posner/QNS

If you started to play Pokemon Go but don’t seem to have the same luck as your friends (or frenemies), they may have had a competitive advantage … Some Poke-venturers have combed Queens for hot-spot locations and shared their information to the masses. Mark down this Reddit list as a credible source of information. We […]

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UPDATE: Cops arrest suspect who pushed an elderly man down the stairs at an LIC train station
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A Manhattan man has been charged with allegedly hurling an elderly man down a flight of stairs at a Long Island City subway station last week, police announced on Monday night. Detectives took into custody Jerome Blakely, 44, for the assault that took place at 1:30 p.m. on July 6 inside the 36th Street subway station in the vicinity […]

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25 entertaining things to do in Queens this and next week including Woodside’s Flower Parade and LICHenge
Queens will be filled with silletas this weekend!

Wednesday, July 6 1. Stretch it out with Yoga in the Garden, with a community music performance and picnic to follow. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 9:30 a.m., $6. 2. See some splendid cinema at Socrates Outdoor Film Series, tonight showing “The African Queen.” Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), dusk, FREE.   […]

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22-year-old fast driver dies in Whitestone, a stolen car bursts into flames and eight more top stories this week
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From a young life cut short behind the wheel of a fast ride to a stolen car that burst into flames after a police pursuit, Queens has seen its share of chaos this week. A 22-year-old man was speeding down Cross Island Parkway in Whitestone, when he lost control of his Mercedes Benz E63 AMG. The incident occurred on […]

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