18 Children Injured, One in Serious Condition, After a Nursery Catches Fire

What you should know A fire at a Queens daycare center in the basement of a home injured 18 children, including one in critical condition, the New York City Fire Department said. In addition to the boy who was rushed to the hospital, the FDNY said 17 children were treated at the scene for their […]

Basement Dwellers Request a Suitable Living Space in Exchange for Tax Payments

Claudia Valvidia and her husband Oscar have been living in a basement apartment in Jackson Heights for almost 8 years for which they pay $1,800. They recently learned that it is illegal, like similar homes that flooded in Hurricane Ida, killing 11 people 2 years ago. “They don’t fumigate me, they don’t repair me, they […]

MTA to Extend Program Allowing Open Strollers on Thousand Buses

Manuela López says that because of how difficult and uncomfortable it is to board trains and buses with her child’s stroller, she prefers to bring her little one loaded. In this way, Manuela travels a route of about 34 blocks until she reaches 77th Street and Roosevelt Avenue, in Jackson Heights, where she picks up […]

Street vendors determine to keep working whether or not they possess a permit.

Street vendors continue to fight for permits and licenses, following Mayor Eric Adams’ announcement assigning the Department of Sanitation the task of evicting those who do not meet the requirements to sell on the streets. “We to the mayor is that they issue us permits and licenses for us to work with dignity or rather […]

Possible Funding Cuts for NYC Public Libraries Raises Concern

The many shelves full of books let you know that the place is a library. But many also come to the Queens Center Library for one of the many other programs available. “The library is the only place that offers all these programs free of charge, so it’s free,” said Manuel Figueroa, manager of training […]

The best of its kind: Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport wins top position globally

Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport was named the best new terminal in the world, according to a global passenger survey. The choice was based on a customer survey on factors such as the check-in process, purchases, security, comfort, the terminal’s atmosphere, and the variety of bars and restaurants. Laguardia Airport The survey also revealed that […]

LaGuardia Airport Receives Top Ranking in the World for a Specific Category

NEW YORK — Settle our cynical hearts. LaGuardia Airport just gained a superlative, on the right side of the spectrum. Well, part of LaGuardia. Terminal B in downtown Queens has been named the world’s best new airport terminal, according to a global passenger survey conducted by airport ratings firm SKYTRAX, the Port Authority announced enthusiastically […]

Queens Murders: Two Adolescents Aged 15 and 16 Fatally Stabbed

Two minors are stabbed in Queens. Citizen App images show us the scene of the attack. The incident occurred yesterday at about 5 p.m. at the intersection of 165th Street and Hillside Avenue in the Jamaica Hills sector. One of the injured, 16 years old, was stabbed 3 times in the lower back. The other […]

Authentic Mexican City Cuisine at Chilangas Restaurant

If you are hungry, prepare your minds and stomachs because from Queens we bring you a little piece of Mexico City through its street food. This delicacy is the pambazo and at the Chilangas restaurant in Ridgewood, Queens, they showed us how it is prepared. “We make the pambazo with boiled potatoes and we add […]

Man from NYC charged for fatally stabbing mother in their residence

What to Know A 20-year-old man is facing charges in the brutal stabbing death of his mother inside their New York City home, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Thursday. Dennis Cho, of Flushing, was indicted on seven counts of second degree murder, two counts of first degree criminal contempt, two counts of third degree […]