A string of parking lot thefts shake up the Whitestone Shopping Center
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The Whitestone Shopping Center has been smacked with a slew of grand larcenies by an individual who specializes in car break-ins and identity theft, police reported. The first incident occurred on Tuesday, April 12, around 5 p.m. in front of 132-11 14th Ave. in the center’s parking lot. The thief broke into a parked car and […]

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Whitestone Church sells half of its parking lot to pay off its $3M debt
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Parishioners at St. Luke’s Church in Whitestone may have to peruse the area for parking before Sunday Mass, as the institution has officially sold more than half of its parking lot. The deal will close on May 5, according to Monsignor John C. Tosi, the church’s pastor, in a notice included in the parish’s April 24 bulletin. The church, located […]

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Filming of TV series ‘BrainDead’ moves from Whitestone to Ridgewood. Watch a teaser
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The “BrainDead” love Queens! Earlier this week, the new CBS comic-thriller series filmed stunts and crime scenes in Whitestone. Next, the cast and crew is moving into Ridgewood. On May 3, neighbors of 47-40 Metropolitan Ave. can expect the new series to be shooting scenes in the area at different times during the day between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. […]

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PHOTOS: Stunts and a crime scenes of ‘BrainDead’ were filmed at Whitestone’s Cryder Point
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A stuntperson leaping from high atop one of Cryder Point’s apartment buildings was just one highlight of a film shoot this week for the new CBS drama “BrainDead.” Filming began in Whitestone on Monday, April 25. Large sections of the neighborhood’s parking had been blocked off with orange cones for a few days. “No parking” signs […]

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Putting tolls on the East River Bridges won’t solve NYC’s traffic problems, lawmaker says
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Don’t even think about it! That was the message Assemblyman David Weprin presented on Wednesday regarding a proposal to install tolls on the free East River crossings such as the Ed Koch-Queensboro, Williamsburg, Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. Weprin made his remarks during a panel discussion at the World Trade Center titled “Getting from Here to […]

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