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Red Rooster's Spiked Snow Cones; Maison Premiere and Fatty 'Cue's Fourth of July Parties
For $12, try flavors like tres leches, with shaved white chocolate and Blackwell Jamaican rum, and lemon bourbon basil, served with a candied poached lemon slice.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Jamaica eyes expatriates as source of investment
In a bid to kick start Jamaica's chronically stagnant economy, the Caribbean country is wooing its citizens living abroad to invest in the island of their birth.
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Partner with Gov't, PM urges diaspora
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, in attendance at the first day of the diaspora conference, is joined by Anthony Hylton , minister of industry and commerce, Delano Franklyn and Foreign Affairs Minister A.J. Nicholson.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
LIRR Train Derailment Limits Service From Penn To Jamaica
Fire officials say a Long Island Rail Road train derailed as it left Penn Station this evening, and while no injuries were reported, there is resulting limited service between Penn and Jamaica.
Guru-Inspired Restaurants Offer Vegetarian Food With Spiritual Flavor
Annam Brahma has an area enclosed by glass walls with a sofa and a bust of Chinmoy.
Off-Duty Cop Shot While Breaking Up Domestic Violence Attack in Queens
Police Officer Joseph Koch was shot in the hand on June 17, 2013 while off-duty and attempting to break up a domestic violence attack.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
New York Daily News
Off-duty NYPD cop shot after responding to Father's Day fight
Police converge on scene at South Road and Inwood St. in Jamaica, where an off-duty police officer was shot in the hand after responding an altercation nearby.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller, winner of the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album of 2001, was born in Brooklyn in 1959 and raised in Jamaica, New York.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Mineola Golden Age Club Happenings
April and May were especially lively and active for the Golden Age Club. Program chairperson Mary Duffy arranged for a return visit from Eranga and Prianga, from Sri Lanka, who are considered "International Singers."
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Cash stolen from father of Usain Bolt in Jamaica
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the Men's 100m at the Reebok Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium at Randalls Island Park on May 31, 2008 in New York City.
10 Subway Lines to Undergo Weekend Service Changes
Trains on 10 subway lines will be hampered by service changes this weekend, compounded by a series of weekend events including the Puerto Rican Day Parade and other festivals, the MTA said.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Real Deal
150 Nassau board (grand) slams Denny's in $10M lawsuit
The condominium board of a landmarked building at 150 Nassau Street filed suit for up to $10 million yesterday to block a Denny's restaurant from operating at the site's commercial space.
The Real Deal
Amid Queens hotel craze, 5 more in the works
Ten hotels have opened in Queens since 2006, and there are five more on the way through 2016, the TimesLedger reported.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Suspect In Queens Teen's Fatal Bus Shooting Arraigned
A man who police believe shot and killed a 14-year-old girl on a Queens bus last month was arraigned Wednesday inside Queens criminal court.
UN condemns violence against children in Jamaica
The United Nations' child welfare agency said Wednesday that it is deeply concerned about what it describes as "unrelenting violence" against youngsters in Jamaica, including the recent beheading of a 4-year-old girl.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
New York Daily News
New subway for Queens? It's in there
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Suspect Arrested in South Carolina for Shooting of Queens Honors Student
A man wanted for killing a 14-year-old honors student as she sat on a bus in Queens was arrested in South Carolina after two weeks on the lam, law enforcement sources said.
Century-Old Jamaica Company Makes Windows for Buildings Worldwide
Steve Sussman, a co-owner of J. Sussman, Inc., points at a stained glass wall designed by Jean-Jacques Duval The Sussmans on their headquarter's rooftop where 550 solar panels were installed 2 years ago.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
In Harm's Way: Remembering the Life of D'aja Robinson
Fourteen-year-old D'aja Robinson, a giggly honor student known as "Asia," is the first girl killed by gunfire this year - she was shot two weeks ago doing one of the most ordinary things in South Jamaica: taking a city bus.