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QNS weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend


Feb. 9, 2024 By Aidan Pellegrino If you enjoy a wide variety of music and entertainment, along with enjoying quality food, the Queens area is the perfect place for enjoying all of the different forms of entertainment in New York City. From poetry to music, there is plenty to do and enjoy this weekend. Friday,…
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Op-ed: 2024 should be the year we keep our promise to immigrant New Yorkers

Feb. 9, 2024 By admin Feb. 9, 2024 By Jessica González-Rojas and Gustavo Rivera As we usher in the new year, we are presented with an opportunity to honor a commitment made by Governor Hochul in 2022 – by passing and enacting Coverage for All, a bill that would offer health coverage to low-income undocumented New Yorkers. The federal government has since confirmed the feasibility of funding Coverage for All by using surplus “pass-through” funds generated by a 1332 State Innovation Waiver, meaning there would be no cost to the state. Now, all that is neededis the political will to… Read more »

Landlords ignoring repairs ranked biggest problem New York State renters face: study


Feb. 8, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The most common complaint tenants in New York State have with their landlords deals with the avoidance or mishandling of repairs, according to data collected by the moving resource site moveBuddha. This conclusion was drawn based upon an analysis of reviews by renters on the crowdsourced landlord review site…
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Average rental price in Queens remained static in January 2024: report

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Feb. 7, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The average rental price in Queens remained mostly static in January 2024 compared to December 2023, according to a report from the real estate firm M.N.S. Real Estate. There was only a 0.02% increase over that time period, with the average rent going from $2,780 to $2,781. Studio units…
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Top Queens venues for the ultimate Super Bowl game day experience

Feb. 7, 2024 By czarinnaandres Feb. 7, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Sunday sees the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in Super Bowl LVIII and there are a number of exciting venues in Queens to catch the big game. The Chiefs, who are attempting to win their third Super Bowl… Read more »

Crunching the Queens crime numbers: robberies and felony assaults on the rise, reported rapes decline


Feb. 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The number of reported robbery and felony assault cases across Queens climbed for the 28-day period ending Feb. 4—compared to the same period last year— while the number of reported rapes dropped, according to the latest crime stats released by the NYPD Monday. During the 28-day period from Jan. 8 through Feb. 4, the number of felony assaults increased 11.5% in northern Queens, from 174 reported cases in 2023 to 194 this year. Over the same period of time, robberies in northern Queens went up 12.6%, from 143 to 161. Reported rapes declined 25%,…
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30 Years of Celebrating Women: Power Women of Queens to take place Feb. 29


Feb. 6, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan For three decades, the Power Women award has been a beacon of recognition for countless impactful women while fostering meaningful connections among them. Co-owner and founder Victoria Schneps embarked on this journey in 1994 with just a single newspaper, The Queens Courier, launched from her own living room. Today, her visionary leadership has blossomed into the ownership of over 80 acclaimed publications within the Schneps Media network. Surprised by the prevalence of male-dominated awards ceremonies decades ago, she took action: Power Women of Queens emerged as a platform to celebrate and unite female trailblazers…
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LIC Waterfront 5K returns to Long Island City this summer

Feb. 5, 2024 By admin Feb. 5, 2024 By Staff Report Get your running shoes ready because the annual LIC Waterfront 5K is set to make a return to the streets and parks of Long Island City this summer. The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC), a nonprofit organization that helps maintain and activate the waterfront… Read more »