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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$70M for the new police precinct in southeast Queens is included in mayor’s executive budget
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Updated April 27, 12:40 p.m. Southeast Queens residents have 116 reasons to feel a bit more secure in their future. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s executive budget includes $70 million for the construction of a new 116th Precinct focused on the neighborhoods of Brookville, Laurelton, Rosedale and Springfield Gardens, the Daily News reported on Tuesday. Residents and […]

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Mario’s Pizzeria in Rosedale: Over 40 years of delicious slices
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Many Queens restaurants come and go but Mario’s Pizzeria remains a pillar of the Rosedale community for over 40 years. The neighborhood veteran offers an outstanding variety of pizza with excellent customer service to match. Owner Mario Burriesci migrated from Sicily in 1961 and started working as a barber at age 14. He later embraced the family business […]

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Carjacked Uber vehicle found dumped in Rosedale pond
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This thief drove straight into trouble. An Uber vehicle was carjacked in Flushing and then found abandoned in Conselyeas Pond in Rosedale early Sunday morning, the New York Post reports. The 53-year-old Uber driver was picking up a fare at the corner of Farrington Street near the Whitestone Expressway in Flushing when a man approached his Honda […]

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NYPD should split the 105th Precinct to better serve southeast Queens, lawmakers say
The 105th Precinct headquarters in Queens Village is quite a distance from many area residents

Two Queens politicians are looking to ease the burden of police officers. Councilmen Barry Grodenchik and Donovan Richards introduced a resolution calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to split the 105th Precinct into two standalone commands. The 105th Precinct covers most of the area along the Queens-Nassau border, running from […]

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