If you ever visit Japan, unless you’re part of the 1 percent, you will probably eat a lot of ramen. It may be the only thing you can afford to eat there. It’s Japan’s most beloved restaurant comfort food. In the last few years, a sort of ramen craze has taken hold in New York, and ramen places have popping up like hidden charges on a phone bill. Comment.
BAYSIDE — The NYPD is asking for help identifying an individual wanted for a bank robbery at the Flushing Savings Bank branch, located at 188-08 Hollis Court Blvd. on Oct. 25. The suspect passed a demand note and fled with an undetermined amount of money, cops said Comment.
At an empty construction site along Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, plans to erect a five-story residential/commercial building have been stalled since 2009, one of 165 properties across the borough that have remained in limbo over the past five years. Comments (1).
City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) liked what he heard and so will pupils at an elementary school and untold numbers of passers-by at a subway stop in Astoria, where subway trains have been creating a deafening din for years. Comment.
More than 319,000 people in Queens live in households without enough food, although the borough trails the Bronx, which leads New York City in what a family advocacy agency calls “food insecurity.” Comments (2).
Film and television production in New York City got a powerful upgrade Tuesday when film executives joined political leaders for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Kaufman Astoria Studios’ new back lot. Comment.
A York College student who had been missing for more than a week was found dead inside a Corona home over the weekend, and authorities were working to determine how he died, officials said. Comments (1).