Category Archives: Local News

New LIC shop plans to serve bike community with coffee, beer and great service

Cyclists will soon have a spot in Long Island City where they can grab a coffee or drink a cold beer with fellow lovers of the sport.

Juniper Valley Park has second most playground injury claims in city: report

Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village has cost taxpayers at least about $300,000 over the last decade due to personal injuries claims, according to a new report.

Public transit advocates expand coalition for express bus service in Queens

With express bus service set to be created on routes between Flushing and Jamaica this year, a coalition of public transit advocates backing the plan is expanding its efforts to win the hearts and minds of Queens community members.

Queens men take home top prizes at sit-down arm wrestling competition

Even Mother Nature couldn’t keep New York’s strongest from showing what they got at an arm wrestling competition in Flushing over the weekend, the city’s first sit-down tournament in 12 years.

Selling point: Joe Abbracciamento site sells again and more big sales

Criterion Group had plans to demolish and build on the property, but nearly one year after Joe Abbracciamento closed, the new owner has sold the property.