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  1. Inside the race to deport a 94-year-old Nazi guard from the USRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The last surviving Nazi collaborator ordered to leave American soil lives in a redbrick Queens rowhouse on a bustling stretch of New York's 89th Street. It has been 14 years since a federal court in New York stripped Jakiw Palij of his US citizenship for concealing his service as an armed guard in a brutal labour camp in eastern Poland, where 6000 Jewish prisoners were later shot in pits on a single day in 1943.


  2. MTA shutting down tunnel on E line for repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | New York Daily News

    During the week, E trains will be sent over the F line from Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave. in Queens to W. Fourth St. in Manhattan and then resume the regular route to the World Trade Center during the day. The MTA is using the holiday lull on the busy E and M lines in Queens to shut down an East River tunnel in need of repairs.


  3. The Rat of BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    I land at New York's John F Kenney Airport. Soon after, I am greeted by the sound of typical New York, or should I say, JFK Airport-an irritated, middle aged lady barking orders for people to line up as per their visa/immigration/nationality status.


  4. Can Kindness Be Taught?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 14 | The New York Times

    Prekindergarten students at P.S. 212 in Jackson Heights, Queens, observe their "belly buddies" - stuffed animals placed on their stomachs - as they rise and fall with their breath. The lesson is part of the Kindness Curriculum.


  5. Suspect in Times Square Bombing Leaves Trail of MysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | The New York Times

    Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the subway terror attack, in an ambulance later on Monday. The photograph was provided by a city employee.


  6. Hidden Gems of New York CityRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | NY City News Service

    Within each neighborhood are the landmarks, businesses and venues that often go unnoticed by the broader public. While they can be harder to find, these places contribute to the community, culture and wellness of city-dwellers and visitors alike.


  7. Prettiest NYC homes that hit the market this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Curbed

    Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there's definitely something special going on.


  8. Expansive Jackson Heights co-op with sleek finishes throughout asks $428KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Curbed

    Welcome back to The Six-Digit Club , in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the tipline .


  9. NYPD Keeps on Junking Up Midtown Streets With Fences and BarricadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | StreetsBlog.org

    The barriers are getting in the way of people walking and biking on some of the city's busiest streets. While peer cities like London carve out more car-free space on their busiest streets for walking, NYPD is busy dropping metal fencing and concrete barriers all over Midtown, obstructing paths for pedestrians and cyclists.


  10. Karachi gives me a sense of belonging and identity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 3 | Daily Times

    The singer/actor talks about his love for the arts, life in New York and Karachi, working as an actor and a musician, his current projects and his plans for the future People are attracted to show business variously by fame, fortune and glamour. What drew you to the world of show business? It's my love for the performing and visual arts.


  11. 5 Queens starter apartments for $400K or lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Curbed

    Welcome to a semi-regular feature, Price Points , in which we pick a relatively low asking price and a type of apartment, then scour StreetEasy to find the best available options around the city. Today's task: Queens studios and one-bedrooms asking under $400,000 .


  12. Jarrett Allen learning the game ... on the court and offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Nets Daily

    Jarrett Allen has made quite the impression in such a short time in Brooklyn ... and not just on the court. His numbers may not be staggering , but his impact and potential have won raves from the jump.


  13. Man on the loose with cuffs dangling from his wristRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | New York Daily News

    Cops in Queens are looking for a prisoner who escaped with handcuffs dangling from his wrist, police sources said Friday. Officers in Jackson Heights were almost done cuffing Alberto Sanchez, when he bolted and ran down 94th St. near 37th Ave. at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, cops said.


  14. Long Island hires and promotions: Thomas J. Grech, Queens Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Newsday

    Thomas J. Grech of Malverne, executive director of the Queens Chamber of Commerce in Jackson Heights, has been promoted to president and chief executive.


  15. New York's Growing Economy Calls for Airport and Train UpgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | Skift

    People won't like construction at JFK and Newark airports, nor will they like suspended late-night subway service, but guess what? New York has bigger sustainability problems on its hands. New York's economy has been on a roll, but that could all come to an end.


  16. Theatre 167 Launches 167 West: Art Into Action Series Exploring Social JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This month, Theatre 167 launches 167 West: Art into Action - a series of play readings exploring social justice/activist themes. The first three events in the series will take place in Montclair, New Jersey.


  17. New York Growth to Slow Without Train, Runway Work: PlannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Bloomberg

    New York's economy has been on a roll, but that could all come to an end. The area, which has added more than 800,000 jobs in the past five years, may take 25 years to add that same number again unless some radical changes are made, according to the Phase out Teterboro Airport in northern New Jersey, which is prone to increased flooding due to rising sea levels, and add two more runways at John F. Kennedy International Airport and one more at Newark International Airport.


  18. Editorial: Justice Long Delayed for Nazi CollaboratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The New York Times

    When an international tribunal last week pronounced the former Serbian commander Gen. Ratko Mladic guilty of genocide and sentenced him to spend the rest of his days in prison, it reinforced a pillar of civilization: No crime against humanity, no matter how long ago it occurred, should be immune to cries for justice.


  19. Queens family torn apart as man faces deportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Glendale Register

    Holding back tears, 21-year-old Liany Villacis said she's felt like she's been living in a nightmare over the past couple of days. Since their family moved to the United States 16 years ago, she and her twin sister, Maria, were inseparable from their parents Juan Villacis and Liany Guerrero.


  20. Richard Tsao: An Accidental DesignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Women's Wear Daily

    A self-described "accidental designer," Richard Tsao is making headway with his handwoven Thai silk designs selling at shops at the Metropolitan Opera, the Asia Society, the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Santa Fe Opera, among others. Starting out as a painter, which he continues to do today - he has a group gallery show in January at Arts Project International in TriBeCa - Tsao stumbled into fashion 16 years ago while visiting his mother in Bangkok.


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