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Man Stabs Himself After Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend at Knifepoint, Police Say

Police said Jonathan Coronel kidnapped his ex-girlfriend and kept her for 12 hours.

East Elmhurst »

Park at Site of Last 1-Room Schoolhouse in Queens Gets $400K Boost

One Room Schoolhouse Park on Astoria Boulevard will get upgraded seating and garden space.

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Former Queens NYPD Officer Convicted of Soliciting Prostitutes, DA Says

Luis Gutierrez tried to solicit two undercover detectives in a Wendy's parking lot in 2013. 

Astoria »

20 MPH 'Slow Zone' Coming to Astoria

The DOT plans to lower the speed limit on several streets between Astoria Boulevard and 30th Avenue.

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New Astoria Greek Eatery to Offer Gyros in a Shot Glass

SVL Bar will open its doors at 31st Street and Astoria Boulevard in the next month or two.

East Elmhurst »

Elderly Woman Struck and Killed by a Car in East Elmhurst, Police Say

The woman was crossing Astoria Boulevard Tuesday afternoon when the Nissan hit her, police said.

Jackson Heights »

Locals Pushing for Metro-North Stations in Queens

Ali Fadil posted a similar petition in 2012 but hopes adding more details can help make it a reality.

East Elmhurst »

Woman Killed by City Bus Blocks from Her Home, Police Say

Melania Ward was fatally struck by a Q47 bus in East Elmhurst, police said.

Whitestone »

Gambino Associate's Grandson Arrested in Queens Shooting, Authorities Say

Robert Sasso was charged with shooting a friend near the Whitestone Bridge in late August. 

Astoria »

Astoria Eatery Serving Up 'Wafcos,' a Waffle-Taco Hybrid

Nosh Borough, at 25-17 Astoria Blvd., serves comfort food with southern and Asian influences.

Astoria »

Starbucks Location to Open on Astoria Boulevard

Starbucks will open at 30-18 Astoria Blvd. this summer, joining several others in the neighborhood.

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Husband and Wife Team Bring Home Cooked Latin-Asian Eats to Astoria

Mariantonia and Guillermo Hung opened Pao & Cha Cha, serving empanadas, dumplings and other food to go.

East Elmhurst »

Suspect in Queens Hammer Killings to Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation: DA

Suspect Carlos Amarillo will undergo a psychiatric evaluation, according to the DA's office.

East Elmhurst »

Man Killed Girlfriend, Daughter Thinking They Were 'Witches:' Sources

Carlos Amarillo allegedly thought Lina and Estrella Castaneda were casting voodoo spells on him.