Tag: Queens

Man sought for raping ex-girlfriend in Kew Gardens Hills: NYPD

Feb. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Police have released an image of a man wanted for allegedly raping his ex-girlfriend in Kew Gardens Hills early Monday morning, Feb.13. The suspect allegedly broke into the 35-year-old victim’s apartment, located in the vicinity of Kissena Boulevard and 71st Avenue, at around 4 a.m. while she was sleeping,… Read more »

Local tourism executive pens book about famous people in Queens

Famous People in Queens - by Rob MacKay

Feb. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A local tourism executive has released a book showcasing some of Queens’ most famous individuals. From Simon & Garfunkel, to LL Cool J and Ron Artest, the new book consists of more than 200 images featuring pre-eminent people who have lived in the World’s Borough. The book, called Famous People… Read more »

Longtime Sunnyside resident robbed on way home from work: NYPD

Feb. 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A longtime Sunnyside resident was beaten and robbed by three suspects while walking home from work early Sunday morning, Feb. 12. The 62-year-old victim, who has lived in the neighborhood for more than 30 years and wishes to remain anonymous, was walking along 44th Street between Skillman and Barnett… Read more »

Suspect behind Jamaica shooting remains at large: NYPD

(Photo: Google Maps)

Feb. 13, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A man was shot in front of a house in Jamaica, Queens, on Friday, Feb. 10, and the suspect remains at large, according to authorities. The victim, a 20-year-old man, was shot by an unidentified suspect while in front of a house at 91-27 183rd St. at around 6:20… Read more »

Popular vinyl record and coffee shop in Astoria shutters after nine year run

Photo of HiFi Records & Cafe via Instagram.

Feb. 10, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A beloved vinyl record and coffee shop in Astoria has closed after a nine-year run. HiFi Records & Café, which specialized in new and used vinyl records, closed its 23-19 Steinway St. location at the end of last month after the store’s lease came to an end, according to… Read more »