What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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Fresh from Queens: New produce greenhouse opens in Hollis
Photos courtesy of Gotham Greens

The latest urban farm in New York City is sprouting atop a factory near the Long Island Rail Road in Hollis. Gotham Greens opened this week its new 60,000 square foot facility inside a former warehouse at the corner of Jamaica Avenue and 185th Street, featuring a rooftop greenhouse where herbs and leafy greens are on the […]

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Cops catch man who kept gun stash in car with four flats on Jamaica street
Photo courtesy of NYPD

A team of vigilant officers busted a Jamaica man on Wednesday night who allegedly had a cache of firearms inside a disabled vehicle, according to police. Three members of the 103rd Precinct Anti-Crime Unit — Police Officers Robert DiFalco, Benjamin Aboagye and Joseph DeGirolamo — were on plainclothes patrol and riding in an unmarked vehicle when they observed 28-year-old Terrell Smith […]

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Gang members fished mailboxes for checks in fraud scheme: DA
Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Police hooked and sunk a check fraud ring involving 11 alleged members of a street gang who allegedly stole checks from local mailboxes in south Queens, then altered and cashed them in, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, the members of the “SNOW” gang “fished” out checks left in […]

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Dangerous mold complaints go ignored at Jamaica senior home
Photos courtesy of the office of Rory Lancman

Senior citizens in a Jamaica housing development are sick and tired of being ignored over complaints of dangerous mold conditions in their building. The issue is taking place at Shelton House, a 12-story building exclusively for seniors located at 89-09 162nd St. The site houses about 159 residents in a total of 155 apartments and was […]

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