Archive by month December

Events In Queens For Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Events In Queens For Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Exit Stage Left, Sunday, 12/22, Queens Theatre (see below) FRIDAY 12/27 SCREENING: THE GODFATHER The Museum of Moving Image is screening the granddaddy of contemporary crime films, “The Godfather” at 7 p.m. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, the film remains one of Hollywood’s greatest works of modern storytelling. Directed […]

102nd Pct.: Burglary

BURGLARY – Police are asking the public’s assistance locating a male wanted in connection with a burglary that occurred at approximately 6 a.m. on Dec. 14, inside of Grand 99 Cents Store, located at 85-08 Jamaica Ave., within the confines of the 102nd Precinct. The suspect entered the location through the roof, pried open the […]

103rd Pct.: Homicide Arrest

HOMICIDE ARREST – On Dec. 20, police arrested two individuals in regards to an incident on Dec. 3, where a 38-year-old woman, identified as Sheryl Outerbridge, died at Jamaica Hospital after sustaining injuries. The medical examiner later ruled the death a homicide due to the blunt force trauma to the head and body. As a […]

109th Pct.: Residential Fire

RESIDENTIAL FIRE – At 12:04 a.m. on Dec. 19, police responded to a 911 call of a residential fire at 38-20 Bowne St., Flushing. FDNY also responded and extinguished the two-alarm fire that was contained to just one apartment at the location, the Flushing House Retirement Home. Responding officers discovered a 73-year-old female inside the […]

110th Pct.: Robbery & Homicide

ROBBERY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted in connection with a commercial robbery within the confines of the 110th Precinct. At 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 15, the suspect entered ATN Financial Services, a check-cashing business located at 94-72 Corona Ave., Corona, and squirted lighter fluid […]

114th Pct.: Wanted For Questioning

WANTED FOR QUESTIONING – The NYPD has released the name of a suspect wanted in connection with the Feb. 2 death of Francisco Leal, who was discovered with a gunshot wound to the chest during an incident within the confines of the 114th Precinct. Police have released the name of the suspect, identified as Lawrence […]

Artists Of Queens: Silbin Sandovar

Artists Of Queens: Silbin Sandovar

Gustavo Rodriguez‘s stage name, Silbin Sandovar, truly is a one-of-a-kind handle. Trust him, he’s checked. “I just kept making up and typing ridiculous names into Google search until I found one that yielded zero results,” he said. “I wanted a stage name/pen name that had no one else could try to claim.” His name is […]

Committee Chairs Found Under the Tree

It seems as though a certain new Mayor has been playing Santa Claus in order to get his preferred City Council Speaker. According to sources close to the situation, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has promised a number of committee leadership posts to City Council members in order to guarantee that Melissa Mark-Viverito is named Speaker […]

Flip Flops In The Cold

For three days last week, a rugged looking Councilman Ruben Wills went undercover as a homeless man. Reports claim a ‘humbled’ Wills went undercover to advocate for the population that is often ignored and to identify the biggest problems with City homeless shelters. One year ago, Wills sang a different tune, arguing the biggest “problem” […]

Slowpokes Roasted

With the New Year around the corner, the New York Public Interest Group is letting us know which buses to avoid in 2014. Last week, NYPIRG announced its annual Pokey Awards, for slowest local bus route in the City. While two Manhattan bus lines – the M42 and the M50 at 3.4 m.p.h. – “won” […]