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Woodside »

Fire Tears Through Four Storefronts in Woodside, Officials Say

Flames erupted at 38-05 69th St. in Woodside Wednesday morning, officials said.

Elmhurst »

Plan Nixed to Unite Roosevelt Avenue Under One Precinct

Sen. Jose Peralta suggested the lines be redrawn to have one precinct patrol Roosevelt Avenue.

Jackson Heights »

Warm Up With Hearty Tibetan Soups at New Roosevelt Avenue Restaurant

Spicy Tibet is owned by the same people who run Friends Corner Cafe, also on Roosevelt Avenue.

Jackson Heights »

Residential Tower With BQE Views Planned for Jackson Heights

The plans for a 15-story apartment building were filed Dec. 1, according to a report. 

East Elmhurst »

Thief Trailed 88-Year-Old Man for 10 Miles From Casino Before Mugging Him

The suspect was arrested Nov. 7. Police said he first eyed the victim at Resorts World Casino.

Jackson Heights »

Artists Explore Fears of Changing Neighborhoods in Jackson Heights Show

The "BONE RAZED" art show will explore change throughout the city.

Woodside »

LIRR Experiences Delays After Man Hit by Train, Officials Say

The man was struck at the Woodside station around rush hour Friday evening. 

Midtown »

Service Changes Hit 17 Subway Lines Halloween Weekend

The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, E, D, F, G, N, Q, R and Franklin Avenue Shuttle will all be affected.

Jackson Heights »

82nd Street Partnership Announces New Director

Leslie Ramos, with experience in city government, was selected after a two-month search. 

Jackson Heights »

Naked, Decomposed Body Found by BQE in Jackson Heights, Police Say

The body was found alongside freight train tracks under Roosevelt Avenue, police said. 

Elmhurst »

Improper Turn Summonses Jump 1,100 Percent Under Vision Zero

The 110th Precinct targets drivers who speed or fail to yield in a bid to shrink pedestrian injuries.

Corona »

City Should Boost Number of Street Cart Permits, Politician Says

State Sen. Jose Peralta also wants to add Health Dept. letter grades and reinstate an oversight panel.

Elmhurst »

Broadway in Elmhurst Gets Additional Trash Pickups

The thoroughfare in Elmhurst will get more trash pickups throughout the week. 

Jackson Heights »

Singing Bus Driver Serenades Riders Throughout Queens

Matthew Bellas, the singing bus driver, also volunteers at nursing homes across the borough.

Woodside »

Graffiti Complaints Soar 120 Percent in Woodside

The city received 211 complaints about graffiti in the neighborhood this year, compared to 96 in 2013.