College Point apartment building goes up in flames leaving a number of people homeless
Photo: courtesy of Robert Stridiron

Huge blaze ripped through three residential building in College Point in Queens last night. On Thursday, July 21 at 9:51 p.m. firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire at 18-11 College Point Blvd. in Queens. The fire started in a three-story apartment building and in less than an hour spread to three other apartment buildings, an FDNY spokesperson told QNS. […]

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World-class professional tennis returns to Forest Hills Stadium

Billie Jean King, Andy Roddick and Patrick McEnroe are about to participate in a huge tennis extravaganza in Queens … and it’s not the U.S. Open. Mylan World Team Tennis will kick off its season with two weeks of matches and ceremonies at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills Gardens from July 31 […]

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Ridgewood is the backdrop of the new NSFW indie drama about NYC teens
Photo via IMDB

Ridgewood has a rich legacy in cinema and it is about to about to get another, even juicier credit with the upcoming release of indie drama “White Girl.” How exactly the film will portray Ridgewood is still not entirely clear. But based on the trailer (watch below) and on VICE heralding it as “the most explosive […]

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HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ was shot all around Queens including Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens and LIC
Photos courtesy of HBO/Craig Blankenhorn

By looking closely at the setting of HBO’s latest crime drama, “The Night Of,” Queens residents may see some familiar places. The eight-part series follows Naz, a shy Pakistani-American college student, who after a one-night stand with a stranger in her home, wakes up to find her stabbed to death.   Created by Richard Price and Steven […]

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10 things to love about Queens Library
Photo: Pixabay/Photos Courtesy of Queens Library

Sure, you can come to the library to check out a book or movie, do some research, and jump on a computer. But Queens Library has plenty of other hidden secrets you might not know about. And the best part? All of our programs are free. 1. eBooks, audiobooks, music and digital magazines A few […]

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