Category Archives: Local News

Voice of Dora the Explorer, Queens native talks new show

Even though Dora the Explorer is getting older and making a move to a big city, the Queens native and voice behind the popular cartoon is not going anywhere.

Woodside catering hall sold for $9.8 million

Elite Palace catering hall, which hosts weddings, parties and other events, was sold to 6902 Garfield Avenue LLC.

Resorts World Casino to clean up Hamilton Beach park

After a long losing streak, Hamilton Beach’s Gateway National Park has hit the jackpot.

Queens man rented out homes he didn’t own on Craigslist: cops

A Queens man pocketed more than $5,000 after he rented out two Long Island residences on Craigslist without the owners' permission, police said.

$4M infrastructure update to bring new life to Queens Botanical Garden

The Queens Botanical Garden is undergoing a $4 million infrastructure transformation that will add an irrigation system and redo walkways on the 39 acre campus, which have not seen a full repaving in half a century.