Tag: queens

New Burlington store to open in Ditmars section of Astoria later this fall

Oct. 3, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A new Burlington clothes and home décor store will open in the Dimars section of Astoria later this fall, providing opportunities for customers to shop their favorite brands at discounted prices, the company has announced. The national off-price retailer will open at 22-13 31st St., a new development situated… Read more »

Female suspect wanted for pickpocketing man in East Elmhurst: NYPD

Aug. 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released a photo of a female suspect wanted for allegedly pickpocketing a man in East Elmhurst last month. The suspect picked the pocket of the 31-year-old victim in the vicinity of 105th Street and 32nd Avenue at around 1:45 a.m. on July 23. His credit card and… Read more »

Incumbents cruise to victory in western Queens Democratic primaries

Julie Won and Tiffany Cabán(Photos: NYC Council)

June 28, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Incumbents Julie Won and Tiffany Cabán look set to retain their western Queens city council seats after scoring wide-margin victories in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. The progressives, who were both seeking second terms coming into this election, easily brushed aside their only respective challengers and are all but guaranteed a… Read more »

New Starbucks store to open at Broadway Shopping Center in Astoria next month

(Photos Shutterstock and Google Maps)

June 27, 2023 By Michael Dorgan The global coffee giant Starbucks is set to open a new store in Astoria. Starbucks will open the new store at the Broadway Shopping Center some time in July, according to a spokesperson for the company. The Seattle-based coffee chain is taking over a space at 21-03A Broadway, which… Read more »

Bank robber who stole $20K from Citibank in Astoria remains at large: NYPD

(Photos: NYPD and Google Maps)

June 16, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released images and video of a man wanted for robbing a bank at gunpoint in Astoria on Wednesday, June 14, and making off with $20,000 cash. The suspect, police say, walked into the Citibank branch at 25-91 Steinway St. at around 2:50 p.m. and placed an object… Read more »