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  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Police Looking for Suspect Who Stole 34k in Five Queens Bank Robberies

    The spree, according to police, began two years ago. The suspect robbed Amalgamated Bank in Jackson Heights, Queens. Since then, police suspect that the same man has struck at six other banks across the borough, most recently last week.

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    The Four Best Food Events This Weekend

    Looking for a slice of spring? Check out this weekend's food events, which are chock full of seasonality.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Rory Lancman on Shakeup in Congressional Race: 'It's Political Musical Chairs'

    Congressional candidate Rory Lancman said today he's staying focused on the issues -- but didn't miss an opportunity to slam his opponents in the increasingly crowded -- and reliably colorful -- race to replace longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman. Today, the Daily News reported that Jeffrey Gottlie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Let the Attacks Begin! Congressional Race Heats Up as Rep. Joe Crowley Brushes Aside Rumors of Political Maneuverings

    A crowded race in Queens to replace longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman reached a new level of political drama today -- but the head of the Queens Democratic Party, who decided not to endorse his own cousin, is brushing aside the latest attacks, saying they come from a "misinformed" candidate. It's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Everyone Thinks Anthony Como's New Job is a Payoff

    "Queens GOP for sale: $172,311" says the Daily Gotham, referring to the big-ticket job as a NYCHA commissioner that former councilmember and longtime Queens Republican functionary Anthony Como just got from Mayor Bloomberg. They think it's "part of the price Michael Bloomberg is paying in exchange f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    2 Hit-and-Runs, 2 Dead, 2 Arrests

    On Friday a black Mercedes hopped the curb on Marcy Avenue in Bed-Stuy and hit Dillan Jackson, 4, and Dwayne Jackson, 16. The driver hopped out of the car and "cradled the younger boy in his arms before running off on foot," police told the Daily News. They found Samuel Branch later and charged him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Weiner Comes Out Fighting -- Kind Of

    Democratic mayoral wannabe Anthony Weiner, the beanpole congressman from the outer boroughs, came out swinging this morning against his would-be rival, Michael Bloomberg. But after taking some tough shots, Weiner promptly went into a rope-a-dope crouch, saying that he didn't want to start campaigni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Councilman Questioned Over Ugly, Non-Compliant House

    Outgoing Queens councilmember Anthony Como has built himself a weird, gabled house in Middle Village. Fox 5 News found that there were several violations on the construction and accosted Como on the street with them. Since Como is not the best-spoken local pol (he described the violations as "just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    More Voters Discuss Election with CUNY Students

    More election-time vox populi audio from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism: In Staten Island, student Patricia Lacey thinks it's "retarded" we're at war, because "we're not the parents of this world... why should we lose the people we love for people who don't even like us?" Server Corina Episc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2008

    Take the Spitzer Sex Scandal Tour of New York City

    A new tour idea for those irritating double-decker tour buses: the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal NYC tour! See exotic sites such as: The roots of the Emperors Club VIP prostitution ring, in an apartment rented by Mark Brener in Middle Village Queens. ‘Hooker Booker’ Tameka Lewis’ apartment in ... More >>

  • News

    January 23, 2007
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    November 28, 2006
  • Dining

    November 21, 2006

    Wurst in Show

    New German pork-and-beer joint in Bay Ridge delivers a winner schnitzel

  • Dining

    March 14, 2006

    Ein Eulogie

    Head for the headcheese at venerable Queens German restaurant

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2005

    The Wealth of Districts

    "The rich are different from us," F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, according to Ernest Hemingway (even though it didn't actually happen that way). "Yes," answered Hemingway in the tale. "They have more money." Whoever said it, the statement about rich versus poor is as true in 2005 New York City Counc ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    September 27, 2005

    October Feast

    The Best of the Wurst

  • Specials

    May 17, 2005
  • News

    March 8, 2005

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Daniel Romano was just an ordinary Satanist in Queens. One jagged scar later, he's a national test case for hate crime laws.

  • News

    February 1, 2005

    Deviled Jam

    Prosecutors backing off on hate crime charge in beating of Queens Satanist

  • News

    January 18, 2005

    Bloomberg Tosses Money at GOP Foe

    A pesky political rival gets an offer from mayor's aides

  • News

    January 18, 2005

    Thunder on the Right

    Ognibene marshals his troops

  • Film

    August 10, 2004

    Road to Ruin

    With Johnny as the downbeat, documentary charts the rise and fall of the Ramone empire

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    The Man Who Couldn't Be Judge

    Political Parties Divide Judicial Spoils in Queens

  • NYC Life

    October 14, 2003
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    May 27, 2003
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    May 20, 2003
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    February 11, 2003
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    August 6, 2002
  • News

    September 18, 2001

    For Whom the Bell Tolls, Part I

    The Missing and the Dead

  • News

    June 12, 2001

    Inside Edge

    The Councilman and the Crooked Building Consultant