Queens real estate is slightly cheaper, but experts warn about too much optimism
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Douglas Elliman quarterly reports on sales and rental real estate markets in Queens are out, and while the numbers show a slight decrease in sales and rental prices in our borough, experts warn no one should feel too optimistic. Sales: The market is very fast Homebuyers priced out of Manhattan and Brooklyn are still looking for affordability […]

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UPDATE: Police collar alleged prolific thief accused of holding up 14 Queens businesses in 3 weeks
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From gas stations to fast food joints, this alleged crook robbed them all — including one gas station twice in the same day and stores down the block from each other in only minutes, police reported. Police announced on Friday that they had apprehended August Watkins, 30, in connection with the April 3 robbery of […]

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Wanted: A criminal duo who cut and robbed a man at a Woodside motel room
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Police are asking for any information from the public regarding two suspects wanted for a Woodside motel room cutting and robbery earlier this week. The incident occurred on Feb. 22 at 4.30 a.m. when the 43-year old male victim met the female suspect nearby 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights. Authorities said the victim agreed […]

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Fall in love with these Queens power couples
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This coming Valentine’s Day, we are celebrating love done the Queens way. We selected six couples across the borough who have successful relationships and successful careers; they’re the movers and shakers in their respective fields.

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Western Queens making progress digging out from the blizzard of 2016
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Three days after the Blizzard of 2016 completely covered the city in snow, western Queens residents and city agencies are still shoveling and plowing their way out. Many people, including elected officials, took to social media to express their frustration with the city for not handling the several feet of snow dumped on Queens in a quicker manner. […]

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