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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Queens Theatre screens ‘Julio of Jackson Heights,’ a documentary about a hate crime that sparked Queens LGBT movement
Photos courtesy of Richard Shpuntoff

It was the brutal hate crime against a gay man that spurred an unprecedented outpouring of love and prompted the Queens LGBT movement. Queens Theatre will present the documentary “Julio of Jackson Heights” on Friday, July 1, at 7 p.m. After the screening, some of the main character’s friends and others who were involved in […]

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Former Queens District Attorney John Santucci dies at 85
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John Santucci, whose 14 years as Queens district attorney were ultimately defined by a deadly hate crime in Howard Beach and public corruption cases, died on Sunday at the age of 85. Santucci succumbed to cardiac arrest at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death. His grandson, […]

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Tension is brewing between a coffee truck and brick-and-mortar Bayside businesses
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis

A new coffee truck in Bayside has been serving plenty of warm drinks, but the newcomer is also receiving the cold shoulder from some local businesses. The NYC Loves Coffee street truck arrived on the Bell Boulevard strip this week, but local businesses are concerned about their latest competition. The mobile merchant that serves coffees, lattes, espressos and […]

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UPDATE: 14-year-old arrested in connection with attack on Muslim man outside Queens mosque
Courtesy of NYPD

Updated Wednesday  June 20, 2016 at 11:37 a.m. Police have arrested one of the three male suspects involved in a hate crime against a Muslim man, which occured on June 1 outside a mosque in Queens Village. The suspect will be charged with assault/hate crime, police said. The suspect is a minor, only 14-years-old therefore his […]

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