Sleeping E train rider awoken by a slap and a knife in his face in Richmond Hill
Photo courtesy NYPD

Police are searching for a man wanted for threatening a train rider with a knife before fleeing the train in Richmond Hill. According to police, the 46-year-old male victim was asleep on a Jamaica Center-bound E train at 7:40 a.m. on Monday, May 2, when he was awoken by an unknown man who slapped him […]

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PHOTOS: The first Queens Marathon was full of great emotional moments
Photos: QNS/Josef Pinlac

They came from near and far to run a long distance. The inaugural Queens Marathon kicked off in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday morning. The race took participants on four loops through the public green space, going around soccer fields, past cultural venues, and along playgrounds as spectators, regular parkgoers, and about 100 volunteers cheered them […]

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Queens Taste 2016 brings explosion of 60+ best eateries in the borough
Photo coutersy of @itsinqueens Instagram

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
Photo via Twitter/@WFP

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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