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Over 100 vendors, selected by a culinary committee, will come together to celebrate and promote some of the top talents on the NYC food scene. ... “When it comes to passion, diversity and creativity in food, there is nothing like New York City,” said Liza deGuia, the founder of food. curated. who is leading ...
A Bethpage man who teaches at a Queens middle school pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted use of a child in a sexual performance and other charges, ... As part of his plea, he resigned from the New York City Department of Education and surrendered his New York State teaching license, Brown said.

In addition to the aforementioned Ridgewood Reservoir, which Malik describes as “a hidden gem,” the neighborhood is home to the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House, a historic landmark that's considered the oldest Dutch Colonial stone house in New York City. “They have a lot of festivals in the summer, ...
A bike-minded pilot program allows cyclists to ride through red lights at some intersections in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. Photo Credit: ... “We have seen how LPIs save lives, playing a significant role in New York City's historic 32 percent drop in pedestrian deaths last year. Cycling safety has also ...
The first renderings for the Handel Architects-designed skyscraper developed by the Durst Organization at 29-37 41st Avenue in Queens have been ... sharp, almost bat symbol-like shape of the building's crown have been released thanks to the axonometric zoning diagrams released by the New York City ...
A longtime MTA employee has died after being struck by a bus at a bus depot for the transit agency in Queens, the second MTA employee to die on the job in a week. Authorities said Stephen Livecchi, 59, was struck around 10 a.m. Tuesday at the depot on 28th Ave. in College Point. The employee was ...

It's a story about immigrants and is said to mark “the end of an era in Irish-American identity” as Queens celebrates St. Patrick's Day events. ... Few people realize that most of those guys were Irish-born immigrants who came to New York City in search of any kind of work they could get and were willing to ...
LITTLE NECK, Queens — A man is dead after was struck and killed by a car after getting into an argument with his girlfriend on the Grand Central Parkway in Queens early Saturday. Police said Arif Hoosein, 30, was a passenger in a Mercedes Sedan driven by his girlfriend, 34-year-old Savittrie ...
The total number of bridges in New York City isn't exact, standing somewhere between 790 and 2,000 depending on how you count them, or what you count as .... Very walkable, though a slog to drive over, even if, usually, when you're going west it's a smooth transition to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
QUEENS, NY -- If you're traveling from New York this weekend, you may want to check your flight's status before heading into the rain - Hundreds of flights to John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports have already been cancelled in preparation for Winter Storm Riley. The powerful coastal storm is ...
Water may get into some homes. - Queens Point and City Island may see some water in the streets. - Areas with poor drainage and low-laying urban areas could be particularly susceptible to flooding. - The city is urging drivers and pedestrians to avoid crossing areas where water levels are too high to cross ...
Coastal flooding issues will be most threatening during high tide cycles, Mr. Engle said, and will be most concerning for Southern Queens. In northeastern New Jersey, he said, small rivers and streams may cause problems. Snow is not expected to be as much of an issue for New York City. But Orange ...
A railroad bridge reconstruction project that has torn up streets and tied up traffic for more than a year at the major intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and Fresh Pond Road in Queens has been halted and there is no end in sight. The New York City Department of Transportation defaulted the contractor, ...
NEW YORK -- Authorities say a New York City man has been arrested on charges he built an explosive to attack a police officer and instead killed an innocent ... George Wray of Queens, New York, lies on a stretcher as he is wheeled to a nearby ambulance, after suffering severe burns from a package ...
Pho fans have flocked to Hanoi House and Madame Vo in the East Village, and now Queens has its own notable house of pho in Pho Metro. Though removed from the buzz of Flushing, it was humming (if not filled) on a recent Friday. For good reason: Metro serves good pho, and four styles. The anise ...
A strong nor'easter will move into the New York City region Thursday evening and linger until Saturday, brining snow, rain and heavy winds, the latest forecast ... Parts of southern Queens will likely see coastal flooding from the Jamaica Bay that could see water rise two to three feet above ground at times of ...
Nowhere in the city has better food courts than Flushing, Queens. From the dingy, labyrinthine basement of the Golden Shopping Mall, with its anarchy of scents, to the vast gallery of stalls at the New World Mall, sleek and seemingly infinite, they are justly beloved as scenes of equal parts chaos and ...

The Best Things to do in NYC on Presidents' Day Weekend .... 17-March 18, Queens Museum, New York City Building, Queens, $8 (suggested) ... Cozy up to some of the Finger Lakes' best dessert wines (ice wine and port) at Dessert Wine Festival, a tasting dinner organized by NYC's only vineyard within ...
A winter storm warning was issued for parts of New York City, where up to 7 inches of snow is expected by Sunday morning. The warning was issued for Manhattan, the Bronx and Queens from 5 p.m. Saturday until 7 a.m. Sunday. The warning was also issued for southern Connecticut, northeast New ...
QUEENS — A Queens family spoke exclusively with PIX11 Friday, saying their 2-year-old died after becoming sick with flu like symptoms. They hope their story will serve as a warning for other families. “If you think your kids, especially if they are like two years old if they are coughing or if they have a fever ...
Where to celebrate the Lunar New Year in NYC ... Flushing Town Hall will open its doors for a rare exhibit that displays the costumes and outfits that once adorned emperors and queens. The exhibit is only open on weekends at 2 p.m. from February 17 through March 11, and has a $5 suggested donation.
5 Dance Performances to See in NYC This Weekend ... Following a three-month residency at MoMA's Queens campus, choreographer Kim Brandt presents “Problems,” a kind of human sculpture in motion that takes place under the museum's ... NEW YORK CITY BALLET at the David H. Koch Theater (Jan.
The eight-day celebration of the Chinese lunar new year has begun, and there are signs of it all over New York City! Fireworks lit up the Hudson Wednesday night in a show hosted by Grucci (see photos below). Elsewhere in the city, New Yorkers are ringing in the Year of the Dog with artwork, parades and ...
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ... This Queens organization is also offering tickets for a postshow workshop at 3:45 p.m. in which children collaborate to create their own stories using pictures, movement and theater ...
Police told 1010 WINS' Darius Radzius two men posing as utility workers – one armed with a handgun – forced their way into a home on 123rd Street. A 29-year-old man and 56-year-old man inside the home were tied up, but nothing was stolen, police said. A 27-year-old woman also inside the home was ...
The Lego League competition takes place Saturday at Horace Mann School in the Bronx. If the Robopandas qualify, they would move on to the New York City championship. The ultimate goal is to qualify for the world championship, where they would compete against more than 70 other countries.
BAYSIDE, Queens — At least five people were injured at a Queens high school Friday when a student allegedly tossed bleach during a hallway fight with her classmate, police said. It happened about 11:30 a.m., between third and fourth periods, at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, located at 57-00 223rd ...
From the Empire State Building to Central Park to the remaining structures from the two World's Fairs in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York City has thousands of impressive public works. But what about all the grand plans that never came to fruition? A group of experts will discuss construction plans ...
A recent report by the Center for an Urban Future found that Queens residents that work in the healthcare sector have among the worst transit commutes in New York City. The report released on Feb. 1 shows that the median commute for all workers citywide is 47 minutes, with the median commute for ...
The study (PDF!) also determined that people who work in Queens and Manhattan are affected the most by traffic delays, costing the average commuter between $1,500 to $1,900 annually. Partnership for New York City's CEO Kathy Wylde is part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's Fix NYC committee, who is in ...
Queen's tallest residential tower got the go-ahead from the city in January, and launched leasing in February. The Hayden, a 50-story tower built by Rockrose Development, spans 786,105 square feet. It houses 974 rental units, of which 195 are affordable. SLCE Architects designed the building, located at ...
Josh Einiger has an exclusive report on homeless families who had to leave a shelter in Queens. WABC. Eyewitness News. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:23PM. LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens (WABC) --. At a time of record homelessness in New York City, especially among homeless families, there is a controversy ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The insatiable demand for affordable housing in New York City at times creates an illegal supply of rentals. Now, for the second time in five years, a Queens man has been charged with illegally converting a single-family home into a multi-unit dwelling. On first glance, it's not ...
She said she looked forward to reviewing Fix NYC's plan but did not expect it to address her fundamental hesitations. “Queens continues to grow and so do our transit deserts,” she said. Her constituents would not reap the benefits of congestion pricing even if subway service did improve substantially, she ...
FAR ROCKAWAY, Queens — A 15-year-old boy was shot dead in Queens on Saturday, police said. At about 1:32 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting and found Trevor Rudd on the second floor stairwell of a building on Beach Channel Drive near Beach 43rd Street. The teen was unconscious ...
Seventeen people, including 11 emergency responders, were injured in a fire that broke out inside a Queens high-rise apartment building Friday, police and fire officials said. The accidental blaze started on the 11th floor of the 13-story building, located at 88-00 Shore Front Pkwy., at 11:24 a.m., according ...
E, F, M and R train service has resumed after previously being disrupted by water on the tracks. ---------- * More Queens news * Send us a news tip * Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts · Report a Typo. Related Topics: water main breakJackson HeightsQueensNew York City · Email.
The multifamily market bounced back in Brooklyn, and Queens but stayed in the red in Manhattan. The total dollar volume for the city was $578 million across 40 deals, down 25 percent year-over-year and 15 percent from October, according to a report from Ariel Property Advisers. The number of deals and ...
The median sales price in Brooklyn hit $770,000 in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 2.7 percent increase from the fourth quarter of 2016, according to a new report from Douglas Elliman. The number of sales rose as well, increasing by 1.7 percent to 2,627. In Queens, the median sales price shot up 12.2 percent ...
Jun Sum Yim, 77, was walking home from church Wednesday morning on Parsons Boulevard in Flushing when police said she was struck. Police said the vehicle fled the scene. Yim was taken to the hospital, where she later died. Her heartbroken family pleaded for help finding the suspect. “Why would ...
Fusion debuted Shade: Queens of NYC, a docu-soap that offers a serving of New York City drag garnished with surreal lip-sync performances. And Canadian network OUTtv broadcast Dragula, a competition dedicated to finding drag's next “supermonster.” For nearly a decade, RuPaul's Drag Race has ...
The storm knocked out heat or hot water at more than 1,400 New York City Housing Authority Apartments, including all 1,300 units at the Woodside Houses in Queens, officials said. NYCHA and National Grid workers are on the scene there trying to fix the boiler problem that caused the outages, a NYCHA ...
QUEENS, NY -- Harsh winds and white-out conditions led to thousands of flights cancellations and closed both John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports after the "Bomb Cyclone" snowstorm hit New York City on Thursday. JFK and LaGuradia were both officially closed by Thursday afternoon due to the ...
NYC saw record low murders in 2017 ... Mayor de Blasio was speaking at Manhattan's historic Beacon Theatre last Thursday to 480 brand-new graduates of the New York City Police ... Queens did not fare quite so well statistically with murders — the borough ended the year with 50, up from 47 in 2016.
A child plays with snow inside St. Mary's Hospital in Bayside, Queens, on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. A Queens hospital is making sure its pediatric patients aren't missing out on a snow day. St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children in Bayside brought in buckets of the white stuff for the kids who couldn't make ...
Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency for the southern part of the state, including New York City, Westchester County and Long Island, and .... (The Neue Galerie, New York Botanical Garden, Queens Museum, Museum of the Moving Image and all New York Public Library locations are closed, ...
Temperatures on Friday should struggle to get to the low teens in New York City, along with wind chills that make it feel much colder. Predictably ... "Aww, I hope we didn't have school, because I had to do this science thing," one Queens student huffed to a News 4 reporter Thursday evening. Others on ...
The National Weather Service has also issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for vulnerable locations along the shorelines of Southern Queens. The advisory will be in effect from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday. The New York City Emergency Management Department is issuing a hazardous travel advisory for ...
Why the Bronx and Queens once again are selecting NYC's next council speaker ... Joseph Crowley with New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (William Alatriste for the New York City Council). Corey Johnson will likely be elected as the next New York City Council speaker on Jan. 3, with his victory ...
Manhattan saw 18 UFOs that year, Brooklyn saw 14, Queens saw 11, the Bronx saw six and Staten Island three. New York City's sightings accounted for about 23 percent of the 169 reported across the state this year, NURC's database shows. New Yorkers reported seeing flashing lights or objects of ...


 

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