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Whitestone Native Mike Baxter Trying to Get Back to Mets

After being sent down to the minors last month, Mike Baxter is working hard to get back to Queens.

Kew Gardens »

Kew Gardens Reading Group to Publish E-Books of Writers' Works

Sullivan Street Press is hoping to invigorate the community of writers in the neighborhood.

Jackson Heights »

Queens Immigrants Hope for Reform After Obama Speech

Immigrants gathered at Make the Road New York to watch the President's immigration speech.

Midtown »

TropFest Announces Panel of Celebrity Judges

Rose Byrne and Judah Friedlander are among those who will serve as judges for TropFest in Bryant Park.

Jamaica & Hollis »

JetBlue Pledges to Review Safety Procedures After Pilot's Midair Meltdown

JetBlue's CEO personally knows pilot Clayton Osbon, who had to be subdued during a flight Tuesday.

Harlem »

Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto Swap Praise Instead of Blows at Apollo

Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto will meet in Las Vegas on May 5 for the WBA super welterweight title.

Astoria & Long Island City »

Miss New York Bested by Miss Wisconsin in Miss America Contest

Miss New York Kaitlin Monte lost the Miss America contest to Miss Wisconsin Laura Kaeppeler.

Midtown & Theater District »

'Naked Cowboy Oysters' on the Menu at Manhattan's Top Restaurants

Some of the city's fanciest restaurants, including Tom Colicchio's Craft, are serving oysters named for the Naked Cowboy.

Harlem »

East Harlem Man Hires Las Vegas Prostitute, Then Sues Her For Having Sex

Hubert Blackman claims the act he paid the woman for left him with a mental disorder.

Manhattan »

New York Is 84th Most Religious City in U.S., Survey Says

The Big Apple came in behind Las Vegas and Los Angeles on the list of holiest cities.

Midtown & Theater District »

Man Accused of Trying to Rob Bank Outside Penn Station Has Long Rap Sheet

John "Johnny Shades" Stolarz reportedly was first arrested in the 1950s and spent 21 years in jail for bank robbery.

Manhattan »

Knicks Center Eddy Curry Ordered to Repay $1.2 Million Debt After Defaulting on Loan

A Manhattan court ordered the Knicks center to hand over $75,000-a-month, plus three high-end cars.

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