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Local Foundation Donates $8 Million to Queens Botanical Garden

Jan. 11, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Queens Botanical Garden Executive Director Evie Hantzopoulos on Tuesday, Jan. 10, announced an $8 million donation from the Joan N. and Norman Bluestone Foundation, a charitable organization headquartered in Jamaica, that will help support the garden’s educational programs and activities. Hantzopoulos was joined by members of the QBG board of trustees, elected officials… Read more »

Revel to Open EV Charging Station in Maspeth, To Include 60 Fast-Charging Stalls

Jan. 10, 2023 By Elijah Hamilton Brooklyn-based electric mobility startup Revel on Jan. 9 announced that it would be developing and opening new high-volume electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Maspeth as a part of their citywide expansion. According to Revel, 60 new charging station hubs will be installed in Maspeth at the corner of 54th Road and 46th… Read more »

Schneps Media Buys Queens Post, Expanding Reach Across ‘The World’s Borough’

Jan. 9, 2023 Staff Report Schneps Media, publisher of over a dozen news websites and more than 80 print publications across New York City, Philadelphia and Florida, announced its acquisition of Queens Post — one of the leading local news operations serving Queens and Brooklyn. Queens Post, consisting of 11 news sites in Queens and one… Read more »

Applications to Serve on a Queens Community Board Are Now Open

Jan. 4, 2023, By Carlotta Mohamed Queens Borough President Donovan Richards is currently accepting online applications from qualified and civic-minded individuals who are interested in serving on their local community board. As with Richards’ prior two iterations, the 2023 community board application can be filled out online, ensuring prospective applicants can complete the process quickly… Read more »

Turn Your Christmas Tree Into Mulch During City’s Annual Mulchfest

Jan. 3, 2023 By Christian Murray The city’s annual Mulchfest is back for another year, giving residents a chance to dispose of their Christmas trees in an eco-friendly way. Residents can bring their Christmas trees to a select number of city parks to be turned into mulch during the annual Mulchfest. This year’s event will take… Read more »

Man Wanted for Gunpoint Carjacking in Glendale: NYPD

Dec. 21, 2022 By Christian Murray Police are looking for a man who allegedly carjacked the owner of a Mercedes Benz—at gunpoint—in Glendale during the early hours Sunday morning. The suspect allegedly approached the victim who had just parked his vehicle on a residential street, pulled out a gun and demanded the keys. He then… Read more »