UPDATE: Queens Councilman Ulrich forms committee to explore run for mayor in 2017
THE COURIER/File photo

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 […]

Read More...

Seniors should get a break from tolls while traveling to the Rockaways, lawmaker tells MTA
QNS/File photo

Queens seniors deserve to travel to and from the Rockaways toll-free, according to one lawmaker. With summertime approaching and temperatures rising, more people will be heading out to the Rockaways to enjoy some fun in the sun. But, according to Assemblyman Mike Miller, seniors who frequently make their way out to the peninsula are taking a […]

Read More...

Here’s how Queens voted in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary
Photo: Shutterstock

The front-runners won over voters across Queens in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory in Queens over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gaining more than 61 percent of the vote. Queens Republicans, meanwhile, turned out in droves to vote for billionaire celebrity Donald […]

Read More...

Woman allegedly violently attacked another female subway rider at south Queens A train
Photos: Wikimedia Commons & NYPD

A victim was beaten and bruised after an assault incident erupted on board a subway train heading to the Rockaways last month, police reported. Authorities said a female suspect confronted a 26-year-old female victim while they were boarding a southbound A train in the Howard Beach and Broad Channel area on March 28 at around 1:45 a.m. The […]

Read More...

Bayview Grille and Marina, beloved Broad Channel restaurant will finally reopen after Hurricane Sandy
Photo courtesy of Bayview Grille and Marina

After being brought to its knees by Hurricane Sandy, this Queens restaurant is rising from the ashes. The October 2012 superstorm decimated many southern Queens neighborhoods. Businesses were destroyed, families were displaced from their homes, and infrastructure from subway tunnels and bridges to sidewalks crumbled. The rebuilding of these communities over the past four years has […]

Read More...

Skip to toolbar