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July 2, 2015  RSS feed
Gotham films another scene in Ridgewood
The streets of Ridgewood were transformed into the gritty backdrop for the filming of Fox’s hit television series “Gotham” on the afternoon of June 30. More...

Police charged a Brooklyn man on Tuesday with the attempted rape of a woman whom he followed into a Ridgewood apartment building last week. Larry Williams, 24, of Bedford- Stuyvesant is accused of trying to sexually assault a 28-year-old woman on the 1900 block of Palmetto Street at about 9:15 a.m. on June 25. Reportedly, he was not known to the victim. More...

The city’s top transportation official touted ongoing traffic initiatives during the 27th Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) yearly meeting on June 30 in Ridgewood. More...
110th Precinct Corona and Elmhurst Elmhurst Man wanted for exposing himself to two girls A man wanted for exposing himself to a 10-year-old girl near Elmhurst Park last month is suspected of committing the same lewd act just blocks away and weeks later, according to police. More...
The fastest athletes on two wheels faced intense competition on a rare figure-eight mini velodrome racetrack in front of hundreds of spectators at the Red Bull Mini Drome Race held at 56-70 58th St. in Maspeth on June 19. More...
IWONA BUKO died on Thursday, June 25, at the age of 56. She was the beloved wife of Miroslaw E. Buko and loving mother of Michael, Gabriela, Maciej and the late Maxim. She is also survived by many close friends. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered on Monday, June 29, at St. More...
It is probably the least discussed yet most pressing issue facing our society. No one wants to talk about it, even though millions of us are affected by it directly or indirectly in varying degrees. More...
Declaring the Asian Lunar New Year as a public school holiday was a welcome and wonderful decision by Mayor de Blasio, and sends a message of inclusivity in a city that has historically attracted and embraced cultures from across the globe. This recognition speaks to the growing strength and presence of our city’s Asian communities that celebrate this most important holiday. More...
Whether you want to call it “The Big Ugly,” “The Big Lovely,” or something in between, I think we can all agree that the end of the 2015 legislative session brought with it a number of successes and a number of failures, particularly with regard to the bigticket items that were the focus of such intense negotiations over the last week. More...
In celebration of Get Pop-Cultured: Outlander Day, the Barnes & Noble bookstore in Forest Hills will host a book fair featuring Glendale author and founder of the Excalibur Reading Program, Angelica Harris. More...