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In its refusal to let social distancing spoil the soon-to-be-here warmer days of spring, the Queens County Farm Museum introduced #Barncam to invite visitors to the farmland digitally.

“Queens Farm’s #Barncam will deliver farm-fresh content to our visitors since our visitors can’t come to us,” Executive Director Jennifer Walden Weprin told the Chronicle. “We hope that during this difficult time we can help enrich your stay-at-home experience until we can meet again down on the farm.”

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The state order keeping people in their homes most of the time will be enforced, including in city parks, Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea reiterated Sunday afternoon.People are allowed to do things like take a walk, go joggi…

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Rather than helping the community, a charity organization has been making a mess for Kew Gardens Hills residents.The Chesed Center, a clothing, shoe, toy and houseware donation organization, has several unmanned drop-off vans stationed throug…

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Queens College is doing more to combat the spread of COVID-19 than just closing its campus — its School of Mathematics and Sciences just donated a slew of protective gear to the city Office of Emergency Management for use by medical professio…

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The coronavirus has touched the lives of every person in the United States. Self-quarantine and social distancing are the order of the day. And now, funerals have been added to that list of most sacred communal events as well.As cities and st…

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Enforcement of the law banning so-called single-use, thin plastic bags for most retail purposes has been delayed until May 15, the state Department of Environmental Conservation says.The delay comes in response to a lawsuit brought against th…

After two weeks of deliberation following a Feb. 20 land use hearing, Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee released her recommendation, to disapprove, with a few conditions, the controversial Special Flushing Waterfront District on Marc…

A rally to increase the Parks Department budget to $200 million was originally planned to take place on the steps of City Hall ahead of the City Council preliminary 2021 budget hearing on March 13, but the rising concerns around large gatheri…

Several parks will soon receive some revamping thanks to proposal approval from Community Board 8 at its Wednesday, March 11 meeting.Chairperson Bhitihara Fulton presented the two multipart proposals that were discussed and approved by the Pa…

Grouphug founder Krystal Persaud will appear on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Friday, March 20, at 8 p.m. to present “Solar Cat: The Cutest Solar Panel Ever Made,” which is installed at the New York Hall of Science in Corona. The 140-watt cat-shaped sol…