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Forest Hills »

Best Summer Bike Rides in Queens

There are several scenic routes in Queens that bicyclists can try this summer.

Astoria »

Overhaul of Astoria Park's Murky Diving Pool to Start Next Spring: Parks

The Parks Department plans to turn the old diving pool into an amphitheater for public performances.

East Elmhurst »

Local Cyclists Push for 'Bike Loop' to Connect Queens Parks

The Queens Bike Initiative wants to make it safer and easier to visit the borough's parks. 

Ditmars »

Fatal Hit-and-Run Spurs Call for Traffic Changes Near Astoria Park

Residents want speed bumps and possibly a traffic light near where a 21-year-old was killed last month.

Ditmars »

21-Year-Old Woman Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Astoria, Police Say

Betty Jean Dibiasio, 21, was killed Saturday in a hit-and-run accident near Astoria Park, police said.

Greenwich Village »

16 Things To Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

Get in the mood for the Fourth of July weekend with these outdoor events.

Long Island City »

9 Things to Do in Queens This Weekend

Take your family to Astoria Park Carnival or dance at an outdoor party at MoMA PS1 this weekend. 

Astoria »

Astoria Park Playground's Broken Bathrooms Need to Be Replaced: Parents

The current bathrooms — closed for the season — are too small and dirty, parents said.

Astoria »

Pizza Art Takes a Slice Out of Astoria Sidewalk

A hungry artist turned a piece of Astoria sidewalk into a slice of pepperoni pizza.

Astoria »

Woman Sentenced for Strangling Man to Death With Shoelace in Astoria Park

Kelly Harnett was sentenced to 17 years to life for strangling an Astoria resident in Astoria Park.

Ditmars »

PHOTOS: Parts of East River Freeze Over in Astoria

The East River was partially frozen over in Queens on Friday.

Astoria »

Italian Academic Killed With Antique Revolver in Astoria Park, Sources Say

William Klinger was allegedly killed by Alexander Bonich over a real estate deal.

Astoria »

Girl Leaves Toy Donations Under Christmas Tree in Astoria Park

Eleven-year-old Trinity Sanchez left a bag of her toys in the park for those in need.

Astoria »

10 Injured in 3-Vehicle Crash Involving Rikers Island MTA Bus, FDNY Says

Seven people were seriously injured in an MTA bus crash near Astoria Park on Monday.