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Jamaica, Queens, standoff with hatchet-wielding man ends with 4 officers injured

The incident occurred on 162nd Street and Jamaica Avenue. amNewYork

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Anti-police graffiti in Queens

The NYPD is investigating anti-police graffiti scrawled all over Astoria, Queens. People who live and work in the neighborhood find it extremely disturbing.The graffiti, found near 31st Street and 36th Avenue, encouraged violence against cops: “Become a hero, shoot a cop,” “Off the pigs,” and “Good cop = dead cop.” WNYW – Local News

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Rooftop wind turbines in Queens and Brooklyn

A different approach to energy efficiency is surging in New York City. At the Pearson Court Square in Long Island City, three sleek-looking wind turbines are perched on the roof. The turbines convert kinetic energy from the wind into electrical power. Wind in New York City doesn’t just blow north or south. It swirls all […]

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Winner of 5 Alarm Cookoff’s Queens round serves a good cause

The new king of Queens can not only cook — he’s generous with his winnings, too. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Queens Restaurant Week offers deals at more thal 200 restaurants

More than 200 eateries across the borough are offering tasty deals this month as part of the 11th annual Queens Restaurant Week. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Federal agent fires shot during bust at Queens diner

A federal agent fired off a shot as an undercover drug operation at a Queens diner fell into chaos late Monday, authorities said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Vegan queen’s eatery empire has roots in Chelsea

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC  |  Pamela Elizabeth is one busy restaurateur. Last month alone, two new vegan restaurants — one fast-food and one an upscale sit-down — opened on the Upper West Side, expanding Elizabeth’s empire that began nine years ago in Chelsea. Elizabeth and her business partner, Ronen Seri, opened their first vegan eatery, […]

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Two children die in Queens fire

Two children were killed and several other people hurt in a fire in Queens on Monday night.  The fire started just after 7 p.m. at 188-19 Tioga Dr.  A 6-year-old and 11-year old boy were taken from the scene to Queens General Hospital where they later died. WNYW – Local News

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ISIS hookah bar in Queens not a terror spot, named after owner’s first love

ISIS hookah bar in Astoria is actually run by a peace-loving Coptic Christian from Egypt who wants nothing to do with the bloody-thirsty Islamic State barbarians. Owner Michil Gadalla says his business is getting a reputation. New York News – NY Daily News

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ISIS hookah bar in Queens not a terror spot, named after owner’s first love

Despite its name, the ISIS hookah bar in Astoria is actually run by a peace-loving Coptic Christian from Egypt who wants nothing to do with the bloody-thirsty Islamic State barbarians. New York News – NY Daily News

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Cops identify suspect in cabbie’s vicious stabbing in Queens

Police are hunting for Kenneth Suden, 41, in the attack that seriously wounded cabbie Fernando Crestin, 30, early Thursday. New York News – NY Daily News

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Police: This Man Sexually Assaulted A Woman In A Queens Elevator

Police: This Man Sexually Assaulted A Woman In A Queens Elevator

A 30-year-old woman had the impressive presence of mind to snap a photo of a man who sexually assaulted her in a Queens elevator last Thursday. [ more › ] Gothamist

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East Elmhurst, Queens Shooting Leaves Multiple People Wounded

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Four people were shot and wounded Friday night in front of a residence in East Elmhurst, Queens. Shortly before 10 p.m., police were sent to 32-14 106th St., near Northern Boulevard, where they found four men who had been shot, police said. The victims were all conscious and alert. A 24-year-old […]

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New York City Football Club turns its attention back to Queens, eyes Aqueduct

New York City Football Club turns its attention back to Queens, eyes Aqueduct … Soccer fans in Queens could soon have something to cheer that's a little closer to home — but for now local leaders are crying foul. The New York City Football Club — once again on the hunt for a home after […]

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In drag-out fight, neighbors say to give queens the boot

BY CLARISSA-JAN LIM  |  Emotions ran high last week at a Community Board 2 meeting at which many community members voiced their opposition to a liquor-license application by a well-known Christopher St. gay bar, Boots N Saddle, as it planned to relocate a few blocks away to 47 Seventh Ave. South. Concerns about the bar […]

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