Sietsema: First Glimpse: Savoury on the Upper West Side
The New York area has several distinct collections of South Asian restaurants, and they tend to be grouped by neighborhood.
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Massive Jackson Heights Fire Not Suspicious, Source Says
Investigators do not think the massive fire that erupted Monday night inside the Bruson Building , injuring three and impacting dozens of businesses, is suspicious, a source told DNAinfo.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
FDNY Probes Cause of Five-Alarm Fire in Jackson Heights
The flames broke out just before 6 p.m. Monday on the third floor of the building located at 7409 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, and eventually spread to the fourth floor.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Number of Waitlisted Kindergartners Dropped by Half This Year, DOE Says
Almost half as many kids had to be waitlisted for kindergarten seats this year after the Department of Education put its application process online, school officials said as offer letters were sent out to families on Monday.
New York Daily News
Fire erupts in commercial building in Queens
The blaze, which started on the third floor of a four-story building on 37th Ave. at the corner of 75th St. in Jackson Heights, was reported around 6:11 p.m. Monday.
Cannelle Patisserie in Jackson Heights Still Has It
In a nondescript shopping mall, just past a plastic bottle recycling station, in Jackson Heights, Queens, lies one of the best French bakeries in New York.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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Jackson Heights, New York, NYRoom For SharingLooking for a male roommate to share one bedroom in a 3 bedroom 2 bath apartment.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
We Are Not Ourselves
In his powerful and significant debut novel, Thomas masterfully evokes one woman's life in the context of a brilliantly observed Irish working-class milieu.
New York Post
Three off-duty NYPD cops busted for DWI in span of 27 hours
Three off-duty NYPD officers were busted for drunk driving in separate incidents during a span of 27 hours, authorities said.
Two More Historic Garden Apartments Added to Jackson Heights Tour
The annual celebration that offers a once-a-year peek inside the neighborhood's private gardens is adding two more stops on its tour, according to the organizer.
NYC: Grand Concourse Will Be the Next Arterial With 25 MPH Limit
NYPD Chief of Transportation Thomas Chan, Council Member Vanessa Gibson, Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj unveil the city's second "arterial slow zone" this morning.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Leonard Quart: New immigrants enrich city
By 2010 one of three of New Yorkers were immigrants, something that becomes clear to me every time I take a subway, where a third of my fellow passengers are Asian, or patronize a small business like a dry cleaners, a corner grocery, deli or diner, or the local barber shop.
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The Horseless eCarriage Debuts
A new electric carriage commissioned by NYCLASS - a political group that opposes horse drawn carriages - made its debut Thursday at the New York International Auto Show .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Bilingual Kids See Gifted Scores Drop After Test Changes, Parents Say
Wang's 4-year-old recently scored in the 97th percentile on the city's gifted and talented exam - a very high score, but likely not high enough to earn him a spot in the city's most elite G&T programs, like the Upper West Side's Anderson School and the Lower East Side's NEST+m .
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Queens Week 2014: Borough's Diverse Population Now at All-Time High
After showing very little growth in the 2010 Census, the government now says Queens is the second fastest growing county in the state with new numbers showing the borough accounted for a third of the 61,000 residents the city gained between 2012 and 2013.
Janitor accused of raping woman at NYC school
A janitor at a New York City public school has been arrested after authorities say he sexually assaulted a woman inside a Brooklyn middle school, WABC-TV reported Sunday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
MTA Reschedules 7 Train Work for Weekend of LIC Block Party, Arts Festival
A planned service shutdown on the 7 train in Queens next month is being rescheduled to accommodate two major community events in Long Island City, the MTA announced Friday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Studio apartment, ground floor, pvt side entrance, full bath, heat,electric and hot water included in rent.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
New York Daily News
Queens cleaning ladies form cooperative
Queens Borough President Melinda Katz helps cleaning ladies from Pa'lante Green Cleaning inaugurate their new employee-owned business at Make the Road New York Tuesday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
New York Daily News
Helping to keep immigrants looking for work from being scammed
A MEXICAN immigrant hunting for a job in Queens hands over $120 cash as an upfront fee to a clerk at an employment agency.