Tag: corona

Botched robbery in Corona, clumsy crook armed with flowers fails miserably

May 20, 2024 By Bill Parry Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst are looking for an inept crook who tried to rob a man in Corona and failed, then threw a punch that missed before running off empty-handed. The attempted robbery occurred during the early hours of Saturday, May 11, while the 49-year-old male… Read more »

Planet Fitness to open in Corona next month

May 15, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Planet Fitness, a chain of fitness centers known for its ‘Judgement Free Zone®’ philosophy, is set to open its newest facility in Corona at the end of June. The new establishment, located at 97-01 Northern Blvd, is currently offering introductory memberships for as little as $1 down with no… Read more »

Man sought for knifepoint robbery at a 24 hour bodega in Corona: NYPD

Mar. 11, 2024 By Bill Parry Police are looking for a suspect who allegedly robbed a corner bodega at knifepoint in Corona during the early morning hours of Tuesday, Mar. 5. The perpetrator allegedly walked into the AAA Deli and Grill at 102-02 34th Ave. just before 4 a.m. and approached a 53-year-old man working… Read more »

City seeks operator to revitalize Corona Plaza concession

Feb. 13, 2024 By Bill Parry The city has launched a search for an operator for the long-term outdoor vendor concession area in Corona Plaza. The Department of Transportation released a Request for Proposals (RFP) on Monday seeking an entity to manage the 15,000 square-foot plaza to ensure a vibrant, clean and safe concession area… Read more »

NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By admin Jan. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer and Czarinna Andres New York City Restaurant Week is back and better than ever with over 600 participating restaurants, including more than 30 in Queens. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 4, NYC Restaurant Week bills itself as an opportunity to explore… Read more »