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1 hr ago | New York Daily News
The reflecting pool and Fountain of the Fairs, two relics from the World's Fair, sit dormant in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
6 hrs ago | New Rochelle Talk
Talk of the Sound will join Paranormal 718 to investigate suspected paranormal activity at the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum this weekend.
10 hrs ago | JD Supra
Seapod Pawnbrokers, a chain of pawnshops in Brooklyn and Queens, N.Y., violated federal law when its owner harassed workers because of their sex, race, and ethnicity, and then fired workers for complaining, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charged in a lawsuit it filed today.
12 hrs ago | SILive.com
The Eger Foundation will host "A Night to Remember," an evening fashioned after Truman Copote's legendary "Black and White Ball" - one of the greatest dinner parties to have ever been thrown in American high society - on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. in the Richmond County Country Club.
16 hrs ago | The Village Voice
The spree, according to police, began two years ago. The suspect robbed Amalgamated Bank in Jackson Heights, Queens.
Road construction. Right lane closed on The L.I.E./I-495 WB between x34/New Hyde Park Rd and x32/Little Neck Pkwy in Queens Road construction.
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons and actor LL Cool J returned to their Queens roots Thursday to help curb crime in a "consistently" violent housing complex in Jamaica.
Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who stole $75 from a donation box at a synagogue in Kew Gardens, Queens.
Melinda Katz, Queens borough president, advised that the city reject Alma Realty's massive residential project Astoria Cove.
I like using iTunes' shuffle mode, and every now and then, it pops up something I hadn't heard in a while, giving me an Aha! moment, reminding me to spin a disc that hasn't been heard recently.
That's according to this year's subway line ranking released by the New York Public Interest Research Group's Straphangers Campaign on Wednesday.
Help: A group of dog lovers rallied to rush this pit bull to the hospital after it fell onto Meeker Avenue from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Medford vehicle on fire on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 EB west of I 495/Long Island Expy.
Tyra Emerson, center, is executive director of Cultural Collaborative Jamaica, the organization that works with local merchants, artists and community leaders to organize the annual Jamaica Arts and Music Summer Festival.
Four out of 10 New York City voters age 50 and older consider motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians a serious problem, and one in four say traffic signals don't allow enough time to cross the street, according to a poll by AARP.
The aggressive vibrato of the bandoneon hung in the air. While the tango singer spoke of romantic spats, hopeless drunkards and lonely whores, an elderly Argentine couple clasped hands.
The residents of a burning Queens apartment building were safely evacuated early Wednesday thanks to a group of bridge and tunnel officers who sprang into action, authorities said.
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