Douglaston: A unique Queens neighborhood with a small-town, country vibe
Photos courtesy of Peter Greenberg

Within the confines of New York City lies a small town that many a visitor has mistaken for a quaint Long Island township. This assumption is forgivable, because Douglaston provides a hushed and natural atmosphere that is a deviation from the dense and fast-paced cacophony to which many New Yorkers are accustomed. The Origins The […]

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Intoxicated Ozone Park woman drives into a JFK building, injuring a National Guard member
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A woman from Ozone Park has been arrested for crashing her car into a building at JFK Airport and hitting a uniformed National Guard member on Wednesday, police said. According to officers, Tanya Hernandez, 30, of 95th Avenue in Ozone Park, was driving on the Van Wyck Expressway north service road at 8:15 a.m. on […]

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Two big bank executives from Great Britain were arrested in Queens for illegal trading
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A big bank executive was arrested on the JFK airport in Queens this week. The head of global foreign exchange (FX) cash trading at HSBC Mark Johnson, 50, who is a citizen of Great Britain, was arrested at JFK International Airport on Tuesday, July 19, for conspiring to defraud a client. Along with him, another Great Britain citizen, Stuart Scott, […]

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Infinite summer indulgence: 6 great waterfront restaurants in Queens
Photo courtesy of Vetro Restaurant & Wine Bar

Island living has its perks, and while we might sometimes forget about the waterways all around us – from river to ocean to sound – the sweltering days of summer have a way of beckoning us to shore. On hot days, search out cool breezes, stellar views and delicious eats at one of these six […]

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The turtle population of New York is replenishing in an unlikely spot
Photo: Jenny Mastanuono/Wikimedia Commons

After years of population decline, the turtles are making a comeback in a rather interesting way. JFK airport in Queens is one of the busiest airports in the world. Every year, tens of millions of passengers go through this airport. This year, however, JFK was visited by some unique travelers. In recent weeks, hundreds of diamondback […]

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