Queens Taste 2016 brings explosion of 60+ best eateries in the borough
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We hope you’re really hungry, because the food festival Queens Taste 2016 has a long lineup of the best our borough’s food scene has to offer. For the 14th year in row, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council are teaming up to bring the best of Queens food under one giant roof for us to taste it all. To be […]

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Armed bandits strike taxi passengers across south Queens in robbery pattern, cops say
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They got taken for a ride in more ways than one. A number of cab passengers were held up by two men in a series of 14 armed robberies across south Queens dating back to March, police announced. The NYPD released on Wednesday night video footage of two men wanted for the holdups, many of […]

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Relief efforts continue across Queens in response to deadly earthquake in Ecuador
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With prayers and donation drives, residents across Queens are mobilizing to help the thousands of people affected by last weekend’s massive earthquake in Ecuador. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed hundreds and destroyed homes and infrastructure across a swath of the South American nation. The tragedy is not lost on the tens of thousands of Ecuadorian residents […]

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Landmarked elementary school in Richmond Hill is getting much needed expansion
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P.S. 66 in Queens currently provides a 21st century education in a 19th century building, but all that is about to change. The Richmond Hill school, located at 85-11 102nd St. and named after former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, suffers from a lack of modern facilities. There are only two bathrooms in the school to accommodate its 600 […]

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PHOTOS: Phagwah Parade returns with a colorful flair in Richmond Hill
Photos: QNS/ Josef Pinlac

After a year-long hiatus, the Phagwah Parade returned to Richmond Hill in style on Saturday afternoon, March 26. Hundreds of people celebrating in the colorful celebration of the springtime Hindu holiday known as Holi wound its way through Richmond Hill streets before ending at Phil Rizzuto Park. Last year’s Phagwah Parade was cancelled due to a […]

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