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Queens

  1. signage
    Hey, Ho, Let’s Go Check Out the New York City Street Named After the RamonesIn Queens, of course.
  2. bugged out
    ‘Artisan’ Bakery Fires Worker for Complaining That There Are Bugs in the FlourThe owner allegedly felt the infestation “would pass unnoticed if concealed in crunchy bread.”
  3. Coyote Almost Attacks a Girl Walking Home From School in ConnecticutNot the first sighting this year.
  4. What to Eat and Drink When You Go to This Year’s U.S. OpenOutstanding tacos, a bacon-ranch sandwich named in honor of John McEnroe, and plenty of rosé.
  5. Queens Native Is the First American to Win Gold in the Women’s 400-Meter HurdlesDalilah Muhammad once ran around her neighborhood in Jamaica.
  6. the chain gang
    New York City’s Third Chick-fil-A Opens in Two WeeksHow many more of these places do we really need?
  7. Awful Things
    Two Muslim Leaders Killed in Queens After Being Targeted by GunmanThe unidentified suspect is still at large, and though many fear it was a hate crime, police are still investigating the motive.
  8. queens
    Amandla Stenberg Received the Ultimate Compliment From BeyoncéOn set while shooting Lemonade, no less.
  9. queens
    Watch Rihanna Run Into a Crowd of Screaming FansThis might make you a little verklempt.
  10. queens
    Rihanna Will Take Her Wine to Go, Thank YouThe singer has a habit of walking out of restaurants with her wineglass in hand.
  11. Closings
    Queens Favorite Wafa’s Closed Over the WeekendMany considered the acclaimed Lebanese spot to be one of the city’s best Middle Eastern restaurants.
  12. Crime Scene
    ‘Butcher Knife Bandit’ Robs His 7th Fast-Food Joint in QueensPolice say he’s hit multiple Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Carvel stores.
  13. scary things
    Muslim Man Ambushed and Savagely Beaten in Front of Queens MosqueThe NYPD is not yet investigating it as a hate crime.
  14. city politic
    In Queens, Former Site of Nude Male Statue to Be Dedicated to WomenOut with the old, as they say.
  15. Delivery
    Caviar Expands Its Delivery Service to QueensWith MP Taverna, Arepa Lady, and Alobar.
  16. Affronts To Decorum
    John Kasich Lamely Defends Eating Pizza With a Fork“Look, look, the pizza came scalding hot, okay?”
  17. Crime Scene
    6 People Got Slashed at New York Restaurants This WeekendThe horrible trend is getting worse.
  18. ’90s Björk Hated Gender Inequity As Much As We Do“I like to see women who can be characters and can be themselves.”
  19. Queens Cow Escapes Slaughterhouse, Retires to Life of Leisure in New JerseyA happy ending.
  20. Queens Residents Are Still Tweeting Photos of Snowed-in Streets at the MayorQueens is still a plowless hellscape.
  21. Cow That Really Didn’t Want to Get Eaten Escapes From Slaughterhouse in QueensLife is short, death is certain.
  22. Queens Woman Arrested for Keeping Korean Teens As SlavesThey were forced to do marathon housework and perform hours-long massages.
  23. Riddle Left at Queens Fire Not Related to Arson Ninja, Police SayStill no word from the World’s Greatest Detective.
  24. Coming Soon
    Flushing’s Biang! Is Relocating to the East VillageTo the former Alder space, specifically.
  25. the riddler
    Arson Ninja Designs Scavenger Hunt for Those Who Want to Arrest HimThe Riddler returns to Gotham.
  26. neighborhood news
    Newborn Found in Nativity Scene at Queens ChurchThe healthy baby boy was found in the appropriately named Holy Child Jesus Church in Richmond Hill.
  27. crime
    Two Shot at Wild Party Held in a Queens Mansion Rented Through Airbnb“The party kept raging in the street afterward. The kids were too drunk to care.”
  28. Clumsy Construction Crew Floods Queens With Gross WaterElmhurst now looks like Venice, but with floating garbage cans instead of gondolas.
  29. real estate
    Brooklyn Real Estate to Manhattan: ‘What’s Good?’As record-breaking sales continue, the borough has become a choice, rather than a priced-out-of-Manhattan necessity — and Queens is rising, too.
  30. Sports
    M. Wells Steakhouse Will Host a World-Class Pétanque Exhibition ThisIt just sounds fun.
  31. the royal family
    As of Today, Queen Elizabeth II Is Britain’s Longest-Ruling MonarchAt 63 years and 216 days, she just surpassed Victoria. A dual look back at two queens, 127 years, and many, many pets.
  32. Food Markets
    The Queens International Night Market Is Headed to JamaicaJamaica, Queens — that is.
  33. neighborhood news
    The Queens Tourism Center Is ClosingThat’s right, Queens has a tourism center.
  34. Brooklyn Is Basically As Expensive As ManhattanAnd prices keep rising in Queens. Maybe it’s time to take another look at the suburbs.
  35. Expansions
    Queens Will Get Its First Real Shake Shack Next YearDanny Meyer’s reign continues.
  36. Cookbooks
    Dumpling Galaxy’s Helen You Will Publish Her First CookbookHer book is set to come out in 2017 — hence forth known as “the year of the dumpling.”
  37. Openings
    The Massive New Nowadays Aims to Be Your Backyard Hangout for the Whole SummerIt’s a 16,000-square-foot “multi-use space” from the guys behind the hugely popular Mister Saturday Night.
  38. crimes and misdemeanors
    Queens Man Arrested for Shooting NYPD Officer in the Face He’s been charged with attempted murder.
  39. Foodievents
    The Queens Night Market Makes Its Grand Debut This SaturdayIt’ll offer takoyaki , Ecuadorian juices, and other ethnic foods.
  40. fights
    Things Got a Little Crazy at the Opening of This Queens Daiquiri BarA huge fight involving dozens of people broke out. 
  41. Drama
    Yelpers Love Queens Pizzeria Accused of Housing Secret Cocaine Operation“You must try the HOMEMADE WINE!”
  42. very sad things
    12-Year-Old Girl Managed to Call 911 After Her Father Shot Her in the HeadHer sister, mother, and grandmother did not survive.
  43. awful things
    Hit-and-Run Driver Made Sure to Grab McDonald’s Before Fleeing Scene The victim is reportedly in critical condition.
  44. very sad things
    FEMA Wants a Superstorm Sandy Refund AlreadyHey, poor people, please return thousands of dollars. Love, FEMA.
  45. very sad things
    Another Child Beaten to Death in an NYC Homeless Shelter The second one this week. 
  46. scary things
    Cops Kill Ax-Wielding Attacker, Shoot BystanderChaos on a Queens street.
  47. sad and gross things
    Horny Old Racist Has Shockingly Disgusting Excuse for Posting Porn in His WindowHe says it’s not to intimidate his Indian neighbors.
  48. urban planning
    In Terms of Affordable Housing, Queens Is de Blasio’s Last Best HopeThe mayor can’t de-gentrify hot zones. What he can do is pump city money into middle-class safe zones in Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Burglar Bros Broke into Queens Beer GardenGuess what they stole.
  50. horrible things
    Abused Queens Girl, 12, Found Weighing 58 PoundsHer father and stepmother are finally in jail after nearly two years of beatings.
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