Friday Jun 14
The New York Observer
'Thank God for Shelly Silver': Speaker Receives a Little Love in Queens
At a Democratic club meeting in Queens last night, Councilman Danny Dromm said progressives should "thank God" for embattled Assembly Speaker Sheldon Speaker, not revile him.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Sing For Hope installs pianos for free public use throughout the city
Nonprofit organization Sing For Hope has placed 88 brightly-colored pianos outdoors all throughout the city up until June 16, in order to be played and enjoyed by the public for free.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Room for Rent..
Room available for Single or Shared occupancy at Jackson Heights , Queens, New York.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Epoch Times
Nepalese Community in New York Makes Itself Heard
A man presses his palms together during the first Nepalese American Festival held in Jackson Heights in Queens, New York City on June 9. NEW YORK-The kiosk at the corner of 74th Street and 37 Road in Jackson Heights, Queens, has a three for $5 deal on $2 phone cards.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Master Bedroom available for occupancy..
Spacious Master Bedroom available for occupancy on or before the 15th of this month in the heart of Jackson Heights, minutes away from subway and 15 minutes to Manhattan.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Pile-Up in Jackson Heights Precinct That Barely Enforces Speeding
Clarence came across the scene of a three-vehicle crash in Jackson Heights earlier this afternoon, at 35th Avenue and 81st Street, a.k.a. the "Scrabble" corner .
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Smoke Signals from Jackson Heights at Alchemy, Texas
Back of Legends Bar, 71-04 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY, 11372 ; 718-803-8244; facebook.com/AlchemyTexasBBQ Setting: No-frills back room of an old man bar, more deserving of the title "barbecue joint" than anywhere in NYC Service: Counter service; friendly Compare To: John Brown Smokehouse , BrisketTown Must-Haves: Beef in most forms, pork ribs ... (more)
The Beets' Juan Wauters wrestles women in video for new solo single, touring with The Mantles
Jackson Heights' The Beets established their love affair with professional wrestling with their first album, Spit On The Face Of People Who Don't Want To Be Cool , the title of which was a reference to wrestler Carlito Colon .
The Village Voice
New Report Highlights Police Hostility Toward Transgender Women of Color
It was broad daylight, Kerri says, when she and a gay friend were stopped by a cop while walking down the street in Jackson Heights.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Sietsema: Robert Sietsema's Himalayan Jackson Heights
Every week in this space, newly minted Eater columnist Robert Sietsema will zero in on a microneighborhood and its foodstuffs.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
The Epoch Times
Kids Celebrate Summer, New York City Style
Kids take a break from the heat by playing in the cool water of an open fire hydrant in Jackson Heights, Queens, on June 1. NEW YORK-Summer heat has moved into the city, yet while the adults are trying to install fans and air conditioners on June 1, the local kids in Jackson Heights, Queens, had their own idea of keeping cool.
Christine Quinn: NYC to Offer Free Self-Defense Classes
Speaking during this weekend's Queens Pride, New York City council speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn told attendees that free self-defense classes will be available for anyone anxious about the spike in antigay crimes.
Bike Share Comes to New York ... but, only for some people.
If not in NYC you might not have heard the news, but New York City has a bike share program at long last! The bikes are sturdy, with adjustable seats and are firmly locked in stations all over downtown, midtown and more the wealthy areas in Brooklyn.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Pianos Pack The Big Apple For Annual 'Sing For Hope' Festival
Eighty-eight of the instruments, one for each of the piano's keys, have been placed throughout the city by artists working with Sing For Hope, an organization created by a pair of Julliard graduates, as a resource for artists to engage local communities.
Caribbean News Now!
Commentary: New York City revisited
By Jean H Charles I came back to New York after a long stay abroad. I was struck and in awe by the immense greenery of New York even when hurricane Sandy has devastated most of the trees a year ago.
Fri May 31, 2013
Police Seek Suspects In Two More Alleged Anti-Gay Attacks
Police are searching for suspects in two more alleged anti-gay attacks that they say took place in Brooklyn and Queens.
New York Daily News
Peralta exits race for Beep
Melinda Katz, running for Queens Borough president, and her partner Guardian Angel Curtis Sliwa with their son Hunter,2, at the Forest Hills Memorial Day parade along Metropolitan Ave.
New York Daily News
Gay Pride Parade hits Queens on Sunday
Council Member Daniel Dromm, who is the founder of the Queens Pride Parade, pictured at the corner of 87th Street and 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights.
Here's what historic district status gets you...
When you want to construct a building in a historic district, the LPC has to approve the design to make sure it fits in.
Wed May 29, 2013
Lyndhurst man arrested in N.Y.C. kidnap
A Lyndhurst man was among three suspects arrested in New York City in connection with the abduction of a Queens businessman, who reportedly was held captive and brutalized for 32 days while his kidnappers demanded a $3 million ransom from his family in Ecuador, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown and N.Y.C. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly ... (more)