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  1. City Rewards Grandparent School Volunteers With Free Broadway ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The Department of Education is giving out tickets to the Broadway show "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time." MANHATTAN - While New York City students are getting to see the smash "Hamilton" on Broadway, their grandparents are getting treated to the Tony-winning, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time."

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  2. Jax Heights Apartment Complex Goes Co-Op, as Tenants Fear Being Priced OutRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A large rental complex along 35th Avenue has accepted a plan to be converted into co-op, as some in the building fear the rising cost of apartments since the original plan was released could push them out. Washington Plaza, a 190-unit complex with six wings between 73rd and 74th streets, voted for the plan after it was first presented in April 2014, records show.

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  3. Hillary Clinton Talks About the 'New Queens' at Jackson Diner, Gets TakeoutRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Hillary Clinton joined local politicians and immigrants at the famed Jackson Diner on Monday on her continued tour throughout the city - and made sure to take some of the Indian restaurant's legendary buffet to go. Rep. Joe Crowley hosted Clinton and said she met with some of the borough's newest residents from countries including Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh and India - the "new Queens," he said.

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  4. Open House Agenda: 3 Two-Bedroom Apartments to See This WeekendRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    The two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is considered a coveted piece of New York real estate. Here are three at a rage of price points with open houses this weekend.

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  5. Anti-Beyonce Rally Outside NFL Headquarters Shut Down by Her FansRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A planned anti- Beyonce protest outside NFL headquarters following her controversial Super Bowl halftime performance was shut down by fans of Queen B's who flew to her defense. Dozens of the diva's supporters assembled on 51st Street and Park Avenue to back her against critics, including the rally's organizers, who decried Beyonce's military-style jacket and Black Panther-style salute as anti-police.

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  6. 9-Year-Old Girl Groped by Teacher at Queens Mosque's After-School Class: DARead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Authorities have arrested an after-school program teacher who sexually abused a 9-year-old girl in his class at a Queens mosque - after the girl revealed the abuse during a sex abuse prevention workshop at her elementary school, according to the Queens District Attorney 's office. Mohammad Rana, 46, an instructor at an after-school religious program at the Islamic Center of Jackson Heights, Masjid Abu Huraira mosque at 78-04 31st Ave., groped the girl twice over the past three months, according to the Queens DA's office.

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  7. Trans New Yorkers to Discuss Violence in Jackson Heights at Monday ForumRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The forum will be held Feb. 8 at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center, 37-06 77th St., from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

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  8. Open House Agenda: 3 Affordable Co-Ops To See This WeekendRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A well-priced New York City apartment rarely lasts on the market long these days, so expect crowds at the open houses for these reasonably priced co-ops. 35-16 82nd St., #22, Jackson Heights Two bedrooms/One bath Approximately 800 square feet Co-op $360,000 Maintenance: $535 a month Lowdown: Molly Cain and her husband purchased this two-bedroom co-op directly from the owners in 2013, and now they've decided to list it themselves.

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  9. This Guy Made Bumper Stickers to Shame People Who Park Like 'A-Holes'Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    If you park in front of a fire hydrant for a long period of time in Jackson Heights, beware: you could find this sticker on your bumper. If you're tired of drivers parking next to fire hydrants or in handicapped spaces they don't qualify for, you can now serve the offenders' just desserts as a vigilante traffic officer.

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  10. Your Uber Ride Now Costs LessRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Fifteen percent less, the ride-hailing company announced in an email to users Friday morning, when reduced prices for UberX and UberXL services went into effect at 7 a.m. New York Post and later confirmed by Uber, means the base fare in the city will decrease from $3 to $2.55. The per-mile rate will go from $2.15 to $1.75, the per-minute rate from 40 cents to 35 cents, sources told the Post .

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  11. Jackson Heights Drug Bust Takes $14 Million in Heroin Off Streets: OfficalsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A drug bust in the neighborhood Tuesday night nabbed 100 pounds of heroin with a black market value of at least $14 million, according to a statement from the Special Narcotics Prosecutor's Office. A joint task force working under the New York division of the Drug Enforcement Administration was conducting surveillance when officers noticed two suspicious pickup trucks with North Carolina license plates - one towing a trailer - near Northern Boulevard and 84th Street around 8 p.m., according to officials.

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  12. Most Affordable Neighborhoods for First Time Home-Buyers in the CityRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Many first-time buyers dip their toes into the market with " starter apartments " - one-bedrooms or studios - and then "trade up" as they get more purchasing power and need more space. They'll have the best odds in South Brooklyn's Sheepshead Bay and Eastern Queens' Forest Hills , according to a new report from StreetEasy .

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  13. Here's How Many Inches of Snow Your Neighborhood Got This WeekendRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A total of 34 inches of snow fell in Jackson Heights during this weekend's record-breaking blizzard , giving locals the back-breaking honor of recording the most snowfall out of every tri-state town hit by the storm, officials said. The storm, which was the second biggest in New York City history , hit Staten Island's Port Richmond with a close second in terms of snow: 31 inches, according to the National Weather Service.

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  14. Mayor 'Not Happy' with Snow Clearing in Queens After Historic StormRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The city did not do a good job plowing Queens, which saw nearly 3 feet of snow in some areas, Mayor Bill de Blasio admitted the day after the second largest snowstorm in New York City history. Mentioning the neighborhoods of Woodside, Sunnyside, Ridgewood, Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst and Corona, the mayor said he was not satisfied with the response from the city's sanitation department, which handles plowing - and promised to fix it.

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  15. New LES Movie Theater to Show Independent Movies and DocumentariesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    A mix of cult classics, independent films and new documentaries are coming to the Metrograph , a movie theater opening next month. The two-theater movie house, at 7 Ludlow St., near Canal Street, announced its first season of programming Tuesday afternoon.

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  16. Man Kills Girlfriend's Dog in Front of Her 11-Year-Old Daughter, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A man was arrested after killing his girlfriend's dog by slamming the animal against the floor in front of the woman's 11-year-old daughter, authorities said Monday. Carlos Hernandez, 32, of Jackson Heights, was arguing with his girlfriend on Sunday about 4:15 p.m. inside her apartment on 113th Street, near 76th Road, the Queens District Attorney 's office said.

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  17. Fire Rips Through Jackson Heights Home, FDNY SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    The fire broke out in the basement of 34-44 85th St. just before 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 8, according to the FDNY. It quickly spread to the first floor and was bumped up to two alarms before being extinguished within an hour.

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  18. Meet the Woman Who Dresses Wink the Penguin Like Her Own SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Elcy Carballo doesn't remember exactly why she first decided to dress Wink , the bronze penguin statue just steps from her 75th Street apartment and office. It was July 20, 2006, Colombian Independence Day.

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  19. Charter School Group Looks to Expand into Western QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A charter school organization is proposing a middle school in western Queens for 2017 and is searching for space to build a college prep school in an area already struggling to find room for existing students. Graham Browne, 30, graduated as a fellow with Building Excellent Schools this summer and is spearheading a plan to open Forte Preparatory Academy , a public charter school.

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  20. Find Out Who Dresses Wink the Penguin, Jackson Heights' Mascot, on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | DNAinfo.com

    For years, it's been a bit of a mystery who dresses up the bronze penguin statue at the ElmJack Malls on 75th Street and 37th Road. Wink the penguin, as it's known, has been decked out in everything from a Santa suit to a witch costume to a Colombia soccer jersey, becoming a sort of mascot for the neighborhood.

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