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LIC Springs! street festival returns to Vernon Boulevard Saturday

May. 17, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74466" align="alignnone" width="680"] Vernon Avenue will be closed to traffic for the return of LIC Springs! on Saturday afternoon. The event is free and open to the public. Photo courtesy of Long Island City Partnership[/caption]
May 17, 2024 By Bill Parry

Man beaten, stabbed by couple he initially attacked in bloody Woodside brawl: NYPD

May 16, 2024 By Bill Parry Detectives from the 114th Precinct are investigating a bizarre attack in broad daylight near the Woodside Houses NYCHA complex on Wednesday afternoon. A 37-year-old man initiated a physical altercation with a couple and was beaten and stabbed repeatedly when the man and woman fought back. The instigator approached the… Read more »

Hundreds of Pro-Palestine supporters rally in Astoria on anniversary of Nakba

May. 16, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 16, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Hundreds of Pro-Palestine protesters took to the streets of Astoria on Wednesday, May 15, for what is known as Nakba Day.  Nakba, which translates to ‘catastrophe’ in Arabic, refers to the ethnic cleansing and forced expulsion of 700,000 people from what is now… Read more »

Astoria’s 31st Ave Open Street Collective secures more stable future with nonprofit status

May. 15, 2024 By ishkurhan May 15, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan  Initially created with emergency authorization from the city during the pandemic, the 31st Ave Open Street Collective is cementing its status as a permanent fixture in the Astoria community.  After a year-long effort, the organization recently obtained a tax-exempt nonprofit status just as its… Read more »

Assemblymember Raga hosts second annual AAPI Heritage Month celebration at Elmhurst Hospital

May. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 13, 2024 By Queens Post News Team More than 100 people gathered at Elmhurst Hospital on Saturday afternoon for the second annual celebration in honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.  The event, organized by New York Assemblymember Steven Raga, featured several cultural performances from… Read more »

Panda Express opens new location in Long Island City

May. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Panda Express, a popular American Chinese fast-casual restaurant chain, celebrated the opening of its latest outlet on May 1 in Long Island City. The new restaurant, located at 27-14 Queens Plaza S, offers a variety of fan favorites, including Orange Chicken, Beijing Beef,… Read more »

Serial shoplifter arrested for jewel heists at half a dozen shops across Queens: DA

May. 13, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74132" align="aligncenter" width="527"] A Staten Island man was taken into custody at a Queens Boulevard motel and charged with stealing more than $170,000 worth of jewelry from a half dozen shops across Queens, Courtesy of DA’s office[/caption]
May 13, 2024 By Bill Parry

Matted LIC to shut down Vernon Boulevard store after 15 years

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Matted LIC, a gallery and frame shop that has operated on Vernon Boulevard for 15 years, is set to close its doors at its current location at the end of the month.  The store, which offers custom and readymade framing and… Read more »

Sunnyside in mourning: 15-year-old charged with murder of 17-year-old peer

May 10, 2024 By Bill Parry A 15-year-old girl was arraigned Friday afternoon in Queens Criminal Court for the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old classmate she was seen arguing with before it escalated into violence in Sunnyside on Wednesday night.  Police from the 108th Precinct responded to a 911 call of a female stabbed on… Read more »

Free pet vaccination in LIC hosted by ASPCA and CancerCare team Tuesday

May. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson The ASPCA, in partnership with CancerCare PAW Program, is hosting a free pet vaccination event on Tuesday, May 14th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Long Island City. Queens residents can make an appointment to bring their furry friends to Queensbridge Park,… Read more »