Category Archives: Local News

PHOTOS: US Open gets underway in grand style at National Tennis Center

The eyes of the tennis world are again on Queens for the next two weeks as the best players in the world seek the coveted U.S. Open championships at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Rego Park to welcome two Starbucks

Starbucks has confirmed it will be opening up two locations in Rego Park, the first ones in the central Queens neighborhood,

LIC apartment to set Queens record for most expensive: report

A Long Island City penthouse with a view of the Manhattan skyline is said to be ready to break a record for the most expensive apartment sold in Queens, according to a published report.

Springfield Gardens dialysis patient named ‘Hero of Hope’ by the American Kidney Fund

Angela L. Davis' life was completely changed on Jan. 31, 2008, when, after passing out and being taken to the hospital, she found that her kidneys had failed.

City Comptroller rejects Pan Am homeless shelter proposal for a third time

City Comptroller Scott Stringer has once again rejected the agency's proposal, which was submitted twice before, to convert the former Pan American Hotel located at 79-00 Queens Blvd. into a permanent homeless shelter.