Little Bay Park restrooms open this week after three years of construction
Rendering courtesy of the Park Dept

What a relief for visitors to Little Bay Park! The park’s comfort stations are fully operational and will be open for public use after Thursday, according to officials. The project is long overdue, with state Senator Tony Avella and former Congressman Gary Ackerman having secured millions of dollars to install bathrooms and expand the site’s parking lot in 2004. Work […]

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Have you seen this Bayside bank robber?
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Detectives are looking for a man who used a verbal threat to obtain cash from a Bayside bank during a robbery Tuesday afternoon. The heist occurred at 5:46 p.m. inside the Chase bank at 61-03 Springfield Blvd. in the Oakland Gardens section of the neighborhood. According to police, the perpetrator walked up to the counter and demanded […]

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Let these Queens restaurants cater your big game party this Sunday

Are you ready for the big game this Sunday? Why worry about cooking when the “World’s Borough” has some of the best catering options in the city? Whether it’s wings or fingers, Italian or Kosher, comfort or gourmet, QNS has you covered: Queens Comfort Astoria 718-728-2350 The comfort food kings of Queens have a special game menu—each […]

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Burglars get big bucks at popular Bayside eatery Bourbon Street: NYPD
Photo: Katarina Hybenova

Some acrobatic thieves managed to break in through the roof of a Bayside restaurant on Saturday and stole thousands of dollars, police said. According to authorities, the Bourbon Street restaurant located on Bell Boulevard was burglarized at about 5 a.m. on Saturday. Cops said that the suspects used a fire escape on the back of the building to […]

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City will now recognize deed restrictions: Vallone
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Properties with restrictive deed covenants can now be added to a registry with the city Department of Finance, thanks to legislation from northeast Queens Councilman Paul Vallone. A restrictive covenant is a binding legal obligation embedded into the deed of a property by the seller that can levy penalties against buyers who fail to obey them. […]

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