On a crisp October evening in 2001, Meena was cutting onions and potatoes in her tiny kitchen, sweat dripping down her face as she tried not to accidentally touch the stove. Her husband was watching an old Indian soap opera in the living room, lounging on a faded pink velvet couch, tired from the day’s […]
A southeast Queens native with local and state government experience vies for the District 31 City Council seat
A longtime District 31 resident and small business owner is running to represent her community
An entrepreneur and disability advocate takes her shot
Silva was the chief of staff for former Council member Donovan Richards in District 31. Now he’s running to represent the district himself
A pair of artists turn the white stuff into giant sculptures
A unique three-way partnership that both feeds the hungry and helps restaurateurs
The new voting system sounds confusing. NYCity Lens explains how it will work
A married couple in Flushing helps their local food pantry reach seniors and the disabled
New York City EMS responders battle COVID-19 despite pay disparities.
A Flushing food pantry scrambles to feed thousands of neighbors suddenly out of work.
A gym full of angry Queen’s residents greeted Mayor Bill de Blasio with boos Wednesday night at a Town Hall meeting at JHS 190 Russel Sage in Forest Hills. Attendees had plenty of questions and even more complaints. One man was even escorted out when he told de Blasio he was the worst mayor New […]
The NYPD had recently taken away Paul Federico’s service revolver
Wages and salaries have already been cut and some worry they may have to close their doors
The Lunar New Year Parade in Flushing, Queens kicked off the Year of the Rat with firecrackers, floats, flags, and rain. Lots of it. The damp, cold weather, however, pushed many attendees into local establishments along the parade route. Many even sought refuge at the Queens Public Library, one of the largest public libraries in […]