‘Moderate’ Martins seeks Queens support as GOP candidate for Congressional seat
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In an election year where most people want to shake up the status quo, state Senator Jack Martins hopes his moderate record will convince voters on both sides of the aisle to send him to Capitol Hill. The Republican nominee for the Third Congressional District seat covering northeast Queens, northern Nassau and northwest Suffolk counties held by […]

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Double platinum rapper J. Cole was spotted in Jamaica this week
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If you’ve been strolling through the streets of Jamaica this week, you may have stumbled upon one of the greatest rappers in the hip-hop world. Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, proved exactly why his fans love and admire his humble spirit. The successful rapper and producer, who went double-platinum on his hit album […]

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25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
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Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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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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Infamous Jamaica Hills bar, which served underage college kids, gets shut down
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A Jamaica Hills bar with a history of underage drinking issues had its last call on Sunday. New Traditions Bar (colloquially referred to as “Trads”), located at 84-28 164th St., was shut down by the 107th Precinct after the pub had its license suspended by the State Liquor Authority (SLA). In the past, this bar has received […]

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