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June 30, 2016  RSS feed
La Playa NYC, the pop-up beach beer garden planned for Ridgewood, will not open
It’s official. La Playa NYC will not be opening at 176 Woodward Ave. in Ridgewood this summer. More...

Police continue to search for the armed robber who quenched his thirst for cash by robbing a gas station in Glendale last month. The NYPD released video footage on June 27 of the suspect wanted for the stickup, which took place at 12:01 p.m. on May 22 at the Gulf station located at 73-38 Cooper Ave., near 73rd Place. More...

After a week of voting and much input from the community, George Negoescu, creator of the beautiful community garden on the Glendale/Ridgewood border, has decided on a name for his project: Ridgewood Garden. More...
Police raided a narcotics processing center hidden inside a smoke shop near the Ridgewood/Bushwick border in Brooklyn on June 23, seizing large quantities of heroin and cocaine while arresting a man connected to the illegal operation. More...
Working as a ballperson for the 2016 U.S. Open can be a wonderful experience, and we hope that you tried out for the position on June 23 in Flushing! General public trials were held at the Louis Armstrong Stadium- USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center located at Flushing Meadow Corona Park at 3 p.m on Thursday, June 23. More...
WILLIAM E.F. KNACK of Maspeth died on Sunday, June 26, at the age of 71. A native of Brooklyn, he was the beloved husband of Heide and devoted father of Erika Knack, HeideAnn Pardo, Emily Rosario and Monica Knack. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:45 a.m. More...
More than any other homeless shelter in the city, the Boulevard Family Residence (formerly the Pan American Hotel) in Elmhurst stands out as the biggest example of the city’s ongoing failure to protect and serve its homeless population More...
We applaud that our New York City Comptroller offered the Department of Homeless Shelters and Samaritan Daytop Village an opportunity six months ago to right a wrong for the homeless children at the Pan American Hotel in Elmhurst, however, there is more that is being disregarded. More...
At 5 a.m. on June 18, the 2016 legislative session drew to a close. As in past years, the last hours of the session heralded the appearance and passage of “The Big Ugly”: best described as the kitchen sink of state government, with a wide variety of unrelated issues all thrown together into one big bill. More...
Visit any of Ridgewood‘s many coffee shops on weekdays and you’ll find them packed with freelancers and telecommuters pounding away on their laptops while sipping some hot java. But what if you’re a tea lover looking to beat the crowds and get some work done? More...