June 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City Approves Rooftop Garden At Standard Building

Officials at the city Department of Buildings (DOB) recently approved plans for the development of a rooftop farm at the former Standard Motors building in Long Island City. More...

DKCA Hears Queens Plaza Projects Updates

The Dutch Kills Civic Association’s April meeting at the Growing Up Green School on 28th Street welcomed two speakers, both of whom talked about projects on the north side of Queens Plaza. More...

Restaurant of the Week

Nick's Bistro...A Taste of Greece

Nick’s Bistro brings a taste of Greece to this quiet section of Forest Hills, on Metropolitan Avenue. More...

Editorials

NYC Deserves Counterterrorism Funding

Slightly less than a month ago, vendors in Manhattan’s Times Square noticed an unoccupied SUV with its engine running and alerted police. More...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t Cut Cops To The Editor: More...

Forest Hills Holds Parade

The Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade, traditionally held on the Sunday preceding Memorial Day, this year took place on May 30, the date originally designated as Memorial Day by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, More...

City Backs Builder To Continue LIC Hotel Construction

Tempers flared in Dutch Kills last week when the city Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA), approved a request for a variance by a developer seeking permission to continue construction of a high-rise hotel in the Long Island City community. More...

Borough-Wide Blotter

102nd Precinct Cabbie Runs Down Brothers Who Cheat Him Two Richmond Hill men remain in critical condition at Jamaica Hospital Center this week where they face charges for stealing a ride and assaulting a livery driver. More...

Greek Honor Society Holds Second Installation

A unique grandfather was recently remembered at the second installation of the Saint John’s University Greek Honor Society under the auspices of the Pan Arcadian Federation in Marrilac Hall. More...

Political Page

Ciafone Challenges Simotas In 36 AD Dem Primary

Several interesting Democratic primary races as well as challenges to veteran congressmembers from Republicans have developed in Queens. More...

Seniors

Legal Help For Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, What do elder law attorneys do? My parents need some legal help with an insurance problem and a long-term care issue but have limited funds. What can you tell us and where can we find help? Legally Gray Dear Gray: More...

Features

Ackerman Seeks Changes In Derivatives’ Provisions In Senate’s Wall St. Reform Bill

Expressing concerns that the U.S. More...

The Pulpit

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Firefighters Rescue Scores Of Animals In Steinway Blaze

A fire at a Steinway Street pet shop on Monday evening at 31-52 Steinway St. trapped scores of animals behind a metal storefront. Firefighters from Ladder 116 and Engine Co. 263 cut a hole in the gate to gain access to U.S. More...

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