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The MTA is tackling the overhaul of track and signals all along the 21-station line, meaning there will be no serice between Times Square and 74th Street-Broadway in Jackson Heights from May 2 to 5 and May 16 to 19. The work encompasses three projects, including the installation of a new signaling system, Sandy-related repairs in the Steinway train ... (more)
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Wal-Mart is looking to sublease a 40,000-square-foot retail space in southeast Queens that it had planned to occupy upon signing a lease two years ago.
The 26th Annual Phagwah/Holi parade and festival attracted thousand of revelers despite the cold weather in NYC this weekend.
Eighty people from 25 states vied for a spot in the Grand Central Centennial Quilts show.
A young woman was found inside a hotel in Queens Saturday and police were trying to piece together what led up to her death, police said.
Join the community on April 6, 2014. Walk for Kids Growth at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, in Queens .
Police are on the lookout for a 40-year-old man wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping that took place Friday afternoon in Queens.
March 15th, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that two men pleaded guilty today to a scam involving the use of hidden cameras and bank card "skimmers" at commuter rail ticket vending machines to gather bank card information to steal money from riders' accounts.
Flames could be seen for miles as a blaze consumed a four-block stretch of weeds Saturday near Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, Queens.
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Those two New York buildings where eight people died in an explosion were served by a very old gas main -- 127 years old to be exact.
"Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences" by Catherine Pelonero.
All work is dependent on good weather . The work is part of the $50 million design/build project to reconstruct the 54,000-square-foot ramp, constructed in 1967.
Cops are looking to question a teenage boy they believe gave away the gun used by a 12-year-old Queens boy in the accidental shooting of his teen sister Friday.