Firefighters rescued a woman who fell into frozen pond at Forest Park
Photos courtesy Robert Stridiron

A woman is recovering after falling through some thin ice while attempting to walk across the Lawrence Strack Memorial Pond in Forest Park in Woodhaven on Tuesday evening, the Fire Department reported. According to officials, firefighters responded to a call regarding a woman — possibly in her 20s — in the pond at 5:19 p.m. on Feb. 9. […]

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Best places in Queens to get chocolates and confections for your Valentine
Aigner Chocolates

Valentine’s Day just isn’t Valentine’s Day without sugary confections. Some people even regard the day a failure if chocolate isn’t involved. Far be for us at QNS.com to stand in the way of true sugar-coated affection. Here are our picks for satisfying your Valentine’s sweet tooth … and you don’t have to leave the borough for the […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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Snow adds to Woodhaven’s concerns over proposed SBS medians
Photo via Twitter/@AlexBlenkinsopp

After near-record snowfall pummeled Queens last weekend, causing travel problems across the borough, one local politician believes snow could potentially cause havoc for pedestrians and bus riders in the MTA and Department of Transportation (DOT) Select Bus Service (SBS) plan, especially on the proposed medians. State Senator Joseph Addabbo took to Twitter on Wednesday, Jan. […]

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Best parties and places in Queens to see the Big Game on Sunday, Feb. 7

The Big Game between Denver and Carolina is just around the corner, and as with the previous 49 football end-of-the-season matchups, it’s sure to elicit its fair share of excitement and controversy. And that’ll be just from the commercials! Historically, it’s also one of the biggest party days of the year, and the “World’s Borough” […]

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