Tag Archive | "Queens"

U.S. marshals in Queens shootout

An armed fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges in the South was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday. WNYW – NYC News

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Humpback whale spotted near Queens

A photographer with the Wildlife Conservation Society photographed a humpback whale feeding on small fish a few miles off New York City on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. The WCS, which runs an aquarium and several zoos in New York, released the photo, taken by Julie Larsen Maher, of the whale breaching the surface of the […]

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Police: Mother Arrested After Unattended Toddler Falls From Queens Fire Escape

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens mother is under arrest after her toddler fell from a second-floor fire escape onto the concrete below while she was left home alone, police said. Yasmine Robert, 34, left her 4-year-old daughter at their 191st Street apartment while she went out to run errands on Sunday, authorities told 1010 WINS. Police […]

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5 Pointz graffiti mecca in Queens is being demolished

The demolition will clear the way for luxury residential towers and retail space. amNewYork

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City Finally Beating Back Queens Floodwaters

After decades of regular flooding in the borough's southeast, a $ 6 billion infrastructure project is having an impact. Some want DEP to go further and pump out rising groundwater. City Limits – News

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Eating along the A line: The Beach 98th St. stop in Seaside, Queens

The A train’s Beach 98th St. stop in the Rockaway nabe of Seaside, one of the system’s most lightly used, is worth a trip for any of several exceptional places to eat. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Sorry Queens, The US Open

Sorry Queens, The US Open’s Free Food Truck Is For Manhattan Only

Companies love to dangle free food in front of New Yorkers’ faces to earn good will for their brands and events; remember the Miami pool and the meat tanker? The latest to take advantage of the city’s cheapskates soft spot for free food is the US Open, which has co-opted the popular food truck model […]

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30-year-old man slashed to death in Queens

Police say a 30-year-old man was slashed to death in Queens. WNYW – NYC News

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Eating along the A line: The Beach 98th St. stop in Seaside, Queens

The A train’s Beach 98th St. stop in the Rockaway nabe of Seaside, one of the system’s most lightly used, is worth a trip for any of several exceptional places to eat. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Former Queens Library Trustees File Suit Against Borough President, State AG

Six trustees removed from the Queens Library Board last week file a lawsuit against two elected officials, saying they were improperly fired. NEWS – NY1

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20 emaciated dogs rescued from Queens home, police say

The dogs were taken to the ASPCA. amNewYork

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Runners of 3,100-mile race in Queens seek spiritual experience

Since mid-June, 14 runners have been on a mission that is spiritual at its core. They are running the Self-Transcendence 3,100 Mile Race in Jamaica, Queens. Spiritual leader and former Queens resident Sri Chimnoy, who died in 2007, created the race, which lasts 52 days. WNYW – Local News

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End of Ramadan in Queens

Metropolitan Diary: As a family of three little girls breaks their fast, a woman rejoices that they, and her own three girls, live in a safe place. City Room

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Building Blocks: Clashing Visions for Old Rail Bed (Just Don’t Call It the High Line of Queens)

For years, a ghost rail bed largely unknown outside of Ozone Park, Woodhaven and Rego Park has inspired very different ideas, including restored rail service and a public space. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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One dead in Queens Palace shooting: police

One at Queens Palace dispute, another in a home argument. amNewYork

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