The greats once took this long-lost Queens baseball diamond: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was

When most people think about the connection between Queens and baseball, their minds turn to the Amazin’ New York Mets, the pride of Flushing who’ve played ball there since Shea Stadium opened in 1964. But the national pastime’s roots in Queens run deep, with a litany of semi-pro teams taking the diamond across the borough […]

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Kogan out as Republican nominee for Queens DA, former cop and fighter could get the party line

Attorney Daniel Kogan is no longer the Republican nominee for Queens district attorney and the GOP appears to be leaning toward a “regular Joe” to take on Queens Borough President Melinda Katz in November’s general election. Kogan was nominated to the state Supreme Court during the Queens County Republican Party judicial convention Wednesday night, Aug. […]

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Northeast Queens commuters gain two additional express bus trips during morning rush hours: Rozic

There will now be two new early morning express bus service for commuters between eastern Queens and downtown Manhattan, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced on Aug. 5.  Rozic celebrated the MTA’s decision to add two early morning trips on the QM5 and QM7, at 5:10 a.m. and 5:40 a.m. respectively.  […]

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Forest Hills students return from Washington D.C. development seminar as part of youth leadership training

Two Forest Hills students have returned home from the 2019 Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., where they had the opportunity to connect with nearly 300 peers from around the country and meet with members of Congress as part of the Bank of America Student Leaders program.  Graduating high school seniors Stacey Xue and Nicole […]

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Summer fun in Queens: Best of the Boro Spotlight

You voted, they won. Every year the Bethpage Best of the Boro contest seeks to find the best businesses in Queens and highlight the work that they do. Here’s a look at some of the best places in Queens where you can have some summer fun. BEST OUTDOOR ATMOSPHERE Dine al fresco or enjoy a […]

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