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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.

Jackson Heights »

Zabb Elee Thai Eatery Brings Michelin Star to Jackson Heights

The Jackson Heights restaurant received the honor for the first time.

Jackson Heights »

$15-a-Month Blink Fitness Gym Opens in Jackson Heights

The new low-cost gym opened on Roosevelt Avenue on Sept. 19. 

Corona »

Maker Faire Guide: Enjoy a Drone-Flying Competition and Neighborhood Eats

Here's our guide to what to eat, drink and do in and around the New York Hall of Science.

Jackson Heights »

Taste Queens' Best Food Carts and Dance on Party Bus at Annual Festival

Viva La Comida! returns on Sept. 20 for a daylong event on 82nd Street.

Jackson Heights »

Blink Fitness Offers $1 Registration for New Jackson Heights Gym

The gym on Roosevelt Avenue is still under construction.

Jackson Heights »

Urgent Care Facility With Focus on Medicaid Patients Opens on Roosevelt Ave

HEAL is the first branch of CityMD, which has 30 locations in New York and Jersey, to accept Medicaid.

Jackson Heights »

Two Escalators at 74th Street Subway Hub Closing for $11 Million in Repairs

The escalators at the 74th Street-Roosevelt subway station will be out of service until early 2015.

Jackson Heights »

Speed Limit on Roosevelt, Metropolitan Avenues to be Lowered to 25 MPH

Two Queens streets have been selected for the latest round of the city's arterial slow zone program.

Jackson Heights »

Soccer Camp Angers Parents With Surprise Bible Talk for Kids

Participants said they weren't told the free camp at Rory Staunton Field would involve religion.

Jackson Heights »

Planned Business Improvement District Loses Support of Major Advocacy Group

Make the Road New York said it agrees with many aspects of the BID, but won't support it. 

Kew Gardens »

Roosevelt Avenue Is 'Epicenter' of NYC Sex Trafficking, Officials Say

The city is expanding assistance for victims of sex trafficking.

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