PHOTOS: This is how you can charge your phone on the new ‘Millennial-friendly’ MTA buses in Queens
All photos: QNS/Brianna Ellis

If MTA cannot do anything about the bus delays, they hope that at least passengers will spend their trips more effectively thanks to the free Wi-Fi and charging ports. Last Tuesday, MTA rolled out the first batch of the new bus fleet that features Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. 75 buses will serve Richmond Hill, South Jamaica, South Ozone Park, Springfield […]

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New MTA buses featuring USB charging posts and free Wi-Fi will arrive to Queens on Tuesday
Photo: MTA

A ride around the city costs more than ever before, but at least passengers can enjoy some new eye candy coming soon. Starting on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will premiere its fresh fleet of refined buses. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the MTA will begin to present their first set of 75 new buses […]

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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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UPDATE: Queens Councilman Ulrich forms committee to explore run for mayor in 2017
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Updated 2:30 p.m., May 12 Councilman Eric Ulrich is apparently looking to relocate to Gracie Mansion. The 31-year-old Republican lawmaker who represents much of southwest Queens and the Rockaways filed paperwork on Wednesday with the Board of Elections to explore a possible run for mayor next year, according to the Daily News. “It’s too soon to […]

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