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Spin City Cycle owner Jimmy Yeh, left, and Ioshi Dussek pose in front of the store’s Christmas tree and some of the bicycles they hope to sell this holiday season. Yeh says he is marking all models from 2013 and earlier up to 20 percent off.
There is no need to jump on a subway bound for the tourist-laden Manhattan streets to shop for your loved ones this holiday season.
Some of the best deals with the most personable customer service won’t be found on Madison Avenue or Broadway. Instead, they can be found right here on the busy streets of Forest Hills and Rego Park.
Carbon fiber has received quite a bit of attention lately, primarily due to its extensive use in Boeing’s high-tech, lighter weight 787 Dreamliner airplanes. But most Americans likely will experience this modern material in a more down-to-earth vehicle, now that automakers increasingly are turning to carbon fiber when planning and building new cars.
(NAPSI)—When it comes to buying your youngster a new bike, AAA's Rhonda Shah says it's vital that you find one that's the proper size.
(NAPSI)—Many Americans have a warm spot in their hearts for a warm spot on the map—the Caribbean island of Aruba—especially during wintertime.
A spike last month in robberies, larcenies and auto thefts in the 106th Precinct was confirmed by the precinct’s commanding officer, Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff, at the Nov. 13 Community Council meeting.
NYPD crime statistics for the 28-day period ending Nov. 3 showed that robberies in the precinct jumped by 38 percent, grand larcenies rose 47 percent and auto thefts went up 61 percent compared to last year. However, those numbers include comparison to the week after Hurricane Sandy last year when there was very little crime.
Crime Prevention Officer Anthony Lo Verme of the 109th Precinct in Flushing reminds residents that it is no longer legal to operate an electric bicycle in the city.
The City Council passed the law in April. It went into effect on Monday.
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A second arrest in less than a month for illegal trafficking of contraband cigarettes was made in Flushing last week.
This time, the seller allegedly used an electric bicycle to peddle his wares of Asian and American smokes from his home.
A year ago this week, Jonathan and Michael Manta’s lives were turned completely upside down. Their home near Charles Park in Howard Beach was devastated by Hurricane Sandy. They were forced out of their home for several weeks. A neighbor of theirs died in her house.
“It was really traumatic for them,” the boys’ father Constantin Manta said.
The latest buzz going around the upscale Crescents section of Rego Park concerns the rather ominous-looking nests which have appeared in the area, with at least three right on the outskirts of PS 174. Are they homes to hornets or plain ol’ everyday yellow jackets? Should they be removed or left alone?
Well, they certainly look like hornets’ nests, typically inverted tear-drop-shaped, volleyball-sized structures attached to trees just out of human reach. But some of the insects seen entering and exiting appear to have the coloring that suggests something else.
The first phase of upgrades to Highland Park, which features restored pathways, new lighting, new fencing and wheelchair-accessible entry points are completed.
“The improvements are well done,” said Vince Arcuri, chairman of Community Board 5. “Very nicely done for a phase one project.”
The 109th Precinct and the College Point Civic Association will hold a VIN etching for cars and bicycle registrations on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Waldbaums parking lot, located on 20th Avenue in College Point.
Deputy Inspector Thomas Pascale, commanding officer of the 106th Precinct, is warning owners of Ford Econoline vans that thieves are targeting their vehicles.
At the Sept. 11 meeting of the precinct’s community council in Ozone Park, Pascale said the late-model passenger vans are being taken because the parts are interchangeable with prior year models going back 20 years and because workers who own the vans often keep tools stored in them.
In extreme sports competitions such as the X Games, some of the world’s gutsiest (some may say craziest) athletes push themselves - and their equipment - to the limit. To help these athletes prevent injuries and perform their best, competitors in sports such as motocross, rallycross, skateboarding, BMX biking and mountain biking depend on the ever-evolving safety gear made possible by a broad mix of tough, cushioning and high-performance plastics.
Noah John Bennet, left, of Brooklyn checks in his 1881 54-inch BSA alpha high wheel bicycle.
A 16-year-old Springfield Gardens resident has been arrested by Nassau County police on charges of first-degree rape, second-degree assault, first-degree attempted sexual abuse and strangulation.
Nassau authorities said Nashane Peterkin of 231st Street was arrested early Sunday morning at a residence in Howard Beach. The Nassau County Police Department said he is a suspect in an Aug. 12 attack on a 30-year-old woman in Valley Stream, LI.
Children joined in a hive-making workshop where they were able to make their own beehives out of flowers and bicycle wheels.
The 104th Precinct has been tracking down an individual who has been riding a bicycle around the community and snatching cell phones out of the hands of distracted victims.
The individual, described as a black or Hispanic male who is 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds, rides around on a black and silver bicycle. Most recently he stole a phone from a victim on Aug. 30 on 65th Place in Glendale.
Going out on your own is never easy, whether a freshman in your first dorm, or leaving your folks’ home for your first apartment. There are a number of consumer goods out there to make your life a bit easier.
We are supposed to spend eight hours a day getting sleep in order to be at our healthiest. IKEA and Crate & Barrel specialize in beds that are designed for close quarters. Some of their models have drawers under the mattress so that you can store clothing and other items.
The bicycle ridden by Gary Zammett Sr. lies in the intersection of 84th Street and 160th Avenue less than an hour after the accident that killed the Brooklyn man.
Even a fence can make a statement.
Three weeks ago No Longer Empty, a nonprofit that turns empty spaces into temporary art galleries, teamed up with The Biking Public Project, an advocacy group for underrepresented bicyclists, to install a series of portraits of bicyclists on the fences surrounding the Long Island City clock tower.
The bicycle that was being ridden by a man who was struck by a car Wednesday evening in Howard Beach lies in the intersection of 84th Street and 160th Avenue after the accident.
A man riding his bicycle was struck by a car in a residential section of Howard Beach Wednesday evening; leaving the bicyclist with serious injuries.