| Jul 28, 2010
| 11:54 AM
A Queens deli apparently took top honors as the cleanest place to dine in the Big Apple, according to a new letter grading system put into place Wednesday by the Department of Health.
Health officials began its new inspections yesterday and awarded the...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 7:29 PM
If you have driven on the Long Island Expressway lately, you may have noticed a lot of empty billboards.
It's not a reflection of a bad economy, says Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., it's a reflection of a bad choice by the City.
"The City passed a...
| Aug 9, 2011
A reader recently asked, "With Manhattan hotel prices so high, would I be better off staying somewhere else and commuting when I visit New York?" I've heard the similar question from other readers about other expensive city centers. And, as with so many...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:03 AM
While authorities continue to search for a number of suspects linked to a series of sex attacks in Brooklyn, police have now directed their attention to Queens where more sexual attacks are on the rise.
The latest incident happened Sunday night in the...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 3:36 PM
The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report:
Herbert Johnson Walls Jr., who turns 18 today (Friday), of the 100 block of Hanover Street, was charged Monday with resisting arrest and unauthorized removal of property....
| Sep 21, 2011
| 12:36 PM
A Queens teenager was stabbed in the back by another student inside a Queens high school Wednesday afternoon, police said.
According to authorities, the 16-year-old victim was stabbed just before 12:15 p.m. inside Long Island City High School. It wasn'...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:24 AM
The mother of a 16-year-old Queens high school student who endured months of in-school bullying, recently filed a notice of claim against New York City, saying personnel at the Robert F. Wagner Jr. Secondary School of Arts & Technology in Long Island...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:18 AM
Police are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a rape that happened this past weekend in Queens.
According to authorities, the 20-year-old victim was walking along Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Long Island City just before 4 a.m....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:27 PM
After three men gang-raped a young woman in Long Island City, Queens, some of the biggest names in city government have joined the NYPD in the search for the suspects. One expert on the effects of sexual violence applauds the efforts, but says even more...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 6:41 AM
At the American gas station on Van Dam Street in Long Island City, Queens, gas prices are relatively reasonable by New York standards. A gallon or regular is going $3.55, and premium for 3.81, but that could all change very soon.
Tension between the...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:26 AM
"Smash," the mid-season NBC replacement TV show all about the process of creating a new Broadway musical, had what the producers said was the first screening of its pilot episode before "real people" on Monday night in Chicago. Brian D'Arcy James, one of...