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Kew Gardens »

Scammers Bilk Elderly Women Out of Thousands in Queens, Police Say

An 86-year-old woman was scammed out of $10,000 recently.

Elmhurst »

Plight of Millennials Takes Center Stage at Queens-Based Dance Troupe

In-Sight Dance Company will perform its third ballet focused on issues facing millennials. 

Richmond Hill »

Library Partners With Grocery Store to Buy Books Amid Budget Cuts

Patrons at a local Key Food store are being asked to donate money for books amid budget cuts.

Jamaica »

Proposed Jamaica Pedestrian Plaza Would Displace Commuter Vans

The pedestrian plaza is planned for Parsons Boulevard between Jamaica and Archer avenues.

Jamaica »

Crossing Guard Charged With Hit-and-Run in Jamaica

Carmen Malik, 52, allegedly hit a 44-year-old pedestrian before fleeing.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Applebee's Serving Up Forums About Neighborhood's Revitalization

The restaurant recently began the Community Conversations series.

Rego Park »

Bike Tour to Roll Along Path of Proposed QueensWay

A group of cyclists will ride along the path of an abandoned Queens rail line.

Kew Gardens »

Neighbors' Indifference to Kitty Genovese Murder Worse Than Believed: Book

A book by Catherine Pelonero is scheduled to be published in March, 50 years after the murder.

Jamaica »

Police Searching for Dapper Man Who Stabbed Bargoer in Jamaica: NYPD

The fight started in front of the Euphoria Bar on Jamaica Avenue.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Gardens Ex-Con 'Enslaved' Teens in Sex Trafficking Case: DA

Peter Gerardi, 28, was accused of kidnapping two girls, ages 13 and 16.

Richmond Hill »

Person Sought for Questioning in Richmond Hill Beating Death, Police Say

Noel Hidalgo, 58, was found beaten to death inside his Jamaica Avenue home, police said.

Jamaica »

H&M Eyes Move to Jamaica Avenue

H&M is one of the retailers under consideration for a store on Jamaica Avenue.  

Jamaica »

Jamaica Taps into Tourism With Hundreds of New Hotel Rooms

Downtown Jamaica will soon have more than 700 hotel rooms.

Jamaica »

Biggie Photographer Gives Jamaica Residents the Royal Treatment

Barron Claiborne, who photographed Biggie in a crown for his Rolling Stone cover, photographed locals.

Forest Hills »

E-Cigarette Store Brings Appletini-Flavored Puffs to Austin Street

Vape New York ran out of space in Jamaica and moved into a larger site in Forest Hills.

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