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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Will Play Forest Hills Next Summer

December 12, By Hannah Wulkan

The recently-renovated Forest Hills Stadium will continue to play host to some of the biggest names in the music industry.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will play two shows at the stadium next summer as part of the band’s 40th anniversary tour,…

Kew Gardens To Host Film Festival Next Summer

December 11, By Hannah Wulkan

Independent filmmakers will be flocking to the neighborhood next summer for the first-ever Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema.

Local actor and filmmaker Jayson Simba will be hosting more than 100 films over 10 days next August,…

84-year-old dead after crashing car into utility pole on Metropolitan Ave.

December 9, Staff Report

An 84-year-old woman was killed Friday when her car collided with a utility pole on Metropolitan Avenue, according to police.

The woman, who was driving a Ford Escort station wagon, struck the pole in front of 100-33 Metropolitan Avenue at around 12:30 pm. ¬†…

Rego Park: Yet another Queens Blvd property faces wrecking ball

December 9, By Hannah Wulkan

Another large office development is coming to Queens Boulevard.

The developer, RJ Capital Holdings, filed plans with the Building Department yesterday to demolish several small buildings at 98-14, 98-24, 98-28 Queens Boulevard and make way for a new development.…

One Dead In Fiery Kew Gardens Crash

 

December 5, By Domenick Rafter

A deadly accident over the weekend at a notorious Kew Gardens Interchange left one person dead and another injured.

The accident occurred at around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night when a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee was exiting the Grand Central Parkway onto Union Turnpike.…

NYPD: Two men rob Queens Blvd. store, fire gun at employee

December 5, Staff Report

Police are searching for two men who robbed a T-Mobile store and then fired a gun at an employee as they fled the Elmhurst location this weekend.

The two alleged perpetrators entered the T-Mobile store at 86-16 Queens Boulevard around 5:35 p.m.…

Ground Breaks On New Borough Hall Parking Lot

December 2, by Domenick Rafter

Borough Hall is getting its parking lot back.

Borough President Melinda Katz, Queens Transportation Commissioner Nicole Garcia and other officials gathered last week for the groundbreaking of the new borough hall parking lot, which is expected to open next fall on the site of the former parking garage.…