We Know How To Tip

If you’ve been ordering takeout here in the Borough, chances are you’ve got some good karma coming your way. According to data compiled by the online food delivery site GrubHub, Queens eaters are among the best delivery tippers in the City – especially generous neighborhoods include Sunnyside (ranking fourth in the City), Flushing (ranking eighth) […]

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Musicians Of Queens: Christopher Paul

Musicians Of Queens: Christopher Paul

While music played a big role in Christopher Paul’s youth, he did not start in rock music. Growing up as a classical pianist, Paul made the transition in high school to pop-punk. With a deep-seated love of karaoke as well, Paul had everything he needed to start a music career. “It was only a matter […]

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Mr. Smith Goes Back To Albany

Two days after a mistrial released State Sen. Malcolm Smith from his fraud trial, the veteran politician was back in the chamber, albeit a little more tight-lipped than he’s known to be. According to published reports, Smith had no comment about the mistrial or new trial, scheduled to begin in January, and simply stated “yes” […]

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Sleepover At Citi Field

Gather your pillows and blankets and go have a sleepover at Citi Field! The team announced its second annual Citi Field sleepover last week, inviting fans to sleep on the same outfield where Curtis Granderson and company roam every home game. On July 19, fans who choose to spend their day and night will get […]

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Knowing When To Quit

A Ridgewood resident escaped police custody last week by commandeering the police van he was placed in after being arrested for drug charges. Bryan McMenamin, 38, was arrested in Glendale along with another man and both were handcuffed and put in the van. While the police were outside the vehicle, McMenamin managed to maneuver his […]

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Musicians of Queens: Jessica Rowboat

Musicians of Queens: Jessica Rowboat

Jessica Rowboat’s music, with her low-key acoustic work and beautifully gentle vocals, is the very definition of feather-light. That doesn’t mean she’s fragile though. Her songs feature strong melodies and conversational lyrics that make her easy to listen and relate to. Rowboat, whose real name is Jessica Rozario-Ospino, has been surrounded by music since she […]

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Mets Not Horsing Around

While Mets players typically hustle around the field during a game, two players had to use their quick reflexes for a peculiar reason. According to reports, the team’s outfielder Matt den Dekker and relief pitcher Vic Black had to run away from a horse that got loose from its carriage. The duo was hanging out […]

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Police Work Made Easy

Crime is not something that should be taken lightly in our city, but we here at QConf cannot help ourselves when the perpetrators make it this easy. Kareem Mohammed, 22, of Ozone Park robbed a clerk at gun point at the Sleep Inn Hotel on Liberty Avenue in Jamaica on May 23. Mohammed was arrested […]

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Amphibian Politics

As the bill to have yogurt the State snack churns towards Cuomo’s desk, a bill sponsored by Sen. John DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse) proposes making the wood frog the official State amphibian. The idea leapt from a fourth grader named Lili Winkelman, who offered this eloquently adorable argument in favor of the bill: “Number 1: Fast. Number […]

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