Police looking for a necklace snatcher in Woodside

October 21, Staff Report

A man has been targeting women for their necklaces in Woodside, according to police.

The police said that the suspect approached a 53-year-old women from behind at around 9:20 am on October 4 and then snatched her necklace before fleeing.…

MTA bus driver slashed in stomach at Queens Blvd/69th Street

October 21, By Hannah Wulkan

An MTA bus driver was slashed in the stomach on Thursday morning and the suspect has been charged, according to police.

58-year-old George Seger was returning to his bus to start his shift after getting a coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts around 3:45 a.m.…

Residents face No. 7 train closures this weekend

October 21, Staff Report

Getting around New York City is going to be a lot tougher for many residents of Sunnyside and Woodside this weekend.

No. 7 train service between 34th Street-Hudson Yards and Queensboro Plaza will be suspended from 12:15 am Saturday through 4:30 am Monday,…

Permits filed for 8-story commercial building on Queens Blvd

October 19, By Hannah Wulkan

A new eight-story commercial building is rising on Queens Boulevard.

Development group Curb Cut Partners purchased the site at 38-01 Queens Boulevard last December for $12,070,000.

The old two-story factory building on the lot that formerly held Liberty Brass Turning Company was demolished,…

Sunnyside Arch lights continue to be on the blink

October 17, By Hannah Wulkan

The Sunnyside Arch has lost its shine.

The lights stopped working earlier in the year, and various community leaders are working to get them repaired.

“The arch lights have been a long, ongoing project,” said Sunnyside Shines director Rachel Thieme.…

Karate Studio Expands into Store Next Door

October 8, Staff Report

Suzaku Karate, located at 47-08 39th Pl., has recently expanded into a vacated space next door that was formerly occupied by Majestik Mobility, a company which provided medical supplies and mobility devices for the physically handicapped.…

Live rock n roll and comfort food coming to former Murphy’s

October 17, By Christian Murray

The former Skillman Avenue space that was occupied by Murphy’s will be the new home to a bar that will focus on offering comfort food and rock n roll.

Patrick Walsh attended a Community Board 2 committee meeting with his business partner Thursday who said that they planned to run the establishment “beer hall style,” offering “good hearty food” such as burgers and sausages.…

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