UPDATE: Cops still looking for the drive-by shooters who killed rapper Chinx in Briarwood
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UPDATED 12:45 p.m. May 17, 2016 One year later, the suspects responsible for the drive-by shooting in Briarwood last year that took the life of an up-and-coming rap star remain at large. Police repeated an appeal for tips on Tuesday, which marked the one-year anniversary of the May 17, 2015, murder of Lionel Pickens, 31, of Ozone […]

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Enjoy the sunshine at the 10 best outdoor bars in Queens
Photo: Dylan Johnson at Riis Park Beach Bazaar

From sun-drenched bars perched along the East River waterfront or Rockaway beaches, to sprawling backyard beer gardens and sky-high rooftop lounges, Queens doesn’t skimp on its standout selection of outdoor bars offering fun in the sun (or under the stars), where the views, booze and breeze are sure to please. Here are our 10 picks […]

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See which parts of Queens will be sprayed this week to reduce the Zika virus threat

Facing the dual, deadly threat of the Zika and West Nile viruses, the city’s Health Department isn’t wasting any time going to war against the local mosquito population. The agency announced Wednesday it would conduct aerial larvicide spraying over non-residential marshy areas of Queens and the rest of the city from May 12 to May […]

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Priest gets injured in South Ozone Park drive-by shooting. Have you seen this car?
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

The NYPD released images Sunday night of a vehicle involved in a drive-by shooting in South Ozone Park earlier that morning in which a visiting priest was injured. Father Damian Ekete, 49, of Bronx’s Church of the Holy Spirit was walking in the area of 134th Street and Rockaway Boulevard at 12:08 a.m. on May […]

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City follows through on lawmaker’s request and repairs crumbling Queens overpass
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

As the future of the Rockaway Beach line remains in question, one thing is not up for debate: the deteriorating stanchions are now much safer thanks to recent repairs. During a press conference in December of last year, state Senator Joseph Addabbo called on city agencies to repair the stanchions of Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) […]

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