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Teen busted in broad-daylight Bronx killing of LA drill rapper Avanti Frowner

A teen has been arrested in the broad-daylight shooting death of a Los Angeles-based drill rapper at a Bronx pharmacy earlier this month, authorities say.  River Jones, 18, was picked up by investigators Wednesday at a dorm building on the Monroe College campus in New Rochelle in Westchester County and faces a top charge of second-degree murder in the June 9 slaying of 27-year-old rapper Avanti Frowner, police and prosecutors said. Jones was one of the suspects who allegedly beat and robbed Frowner — aka Money Gang Vontae – just before 3:45 p.m. inside Amazing Pharmacy at 595 E. Tremont Ave., according...
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3 Found Dead, Including Woman Bound on Bed, Inside Queens Home: Police

Three people were found dead, including a woman who had her hands bound on a bed, inside a Queens home Friday afternoon, according to police. A 22-year-old victim was found unconscious and unresponsive on the bed in a second-floor bedroom on 155th Street in South Jamaica just after 2 p.m., police said. She had two puncture wounds to her chest as her hands were bound together, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Aunt says NYC teen subway surfer who’s clinging to life was doing ‘what kids do’

The aunt of the teenage subway surfer left clinging to life after hitting his head in Queens said Friday that her nephew is “a good kid” who was simply doing “what kids do.”  The 15-year-old boy was riding on top of a northbound No. 7 train car inside the 111th Street station in North Corona around 6:30 p.m. Thursday when police believe he struck his head on an unknown object.  The impact left the teen’s head bleeding profusely, and he was rushed to Elmhurst Hospital in critical condition. The high school freshman had just emerged from one of two surgeries Friday, said...

Woman attacks Long Island CVS workers, cops say

NEW YORK - A Queens woman faces several charges after an incident at a Long Island CVS store. Nassau County Police say that Jennifer Miles, 28, was involved in a dispute with store employees at a Valley Stream CVS store on Thursday afternoon. Officers responded to CVS located at 44...

Bay Shore’s Fire Island Ferries increase fare prices

Fire Island Ferries, Inc. — the ferry service out of Bay Shore Marina — recently announced a rise in all ferry, freight, and water taxi fares beginning June 25. The service includes trips between Bay Shore and the following areas in Fire Island: Kismet, Saltaire, Fair Harbor, Dunewood, Atlantique, Ocean Beach, Seaview and Ocean Bay Park.

It’s About to Get Harder to Fly to Disney World From These 4 Cities

It’s no secret that it’s getting harder to travel. The price of gas continues to fluctuate and airlines are frequently canceling and delaying flights. JetBlue has already announced that they would be cancelling many flights this summer, and now an airline has made the decision to stop service to some cities.

Tapping Into A New Trend: Breweries Are Popping Up Everywhere

For decades, wine tasting has been a big part of the tourism economy on the East End, on both forks but particularly on the North Fork. While wineries remain popular destinations for tourists and locals alike, another kind of alcoholic beverage has been receiving the same esteemed treatment in recent years.
Flying Magazine

Sleeping on the Airplane: Six Aviation-Themed Hotels

This colorful Boeing 727 appears to be flying through the trees, but it’s really more of a tree house. [Courtesy: Hotel Costa Verde]. Located on the edge of the Manuel Antonio National Forest, this colorful Boeing 727 appears to be flying through the trees, but it’s really more of a tree house—a luxurious one. The 1965 airframe that once served in the South Africa Air and Avianca Airlines fleets now sits on a 50-foot pedestal and has been refurbished with teak furniture and paneling, and a deck built onto its right wing. The hotel’s broad range of accommodations also includes a Cockpit Cottage and Cockpit Cabana built from salvaged aircraft.

Staffing Shortages Cause American Airlines to Drop 4 U.S. Cities from Service

If you’re getting ready to pack your bags and head out on your summer vacation, you’re certainly not alone. The travel industry has seen a massive surge lately, caused in part by “revenge travel.” Throughout the world, people were forced to postpone or cancel trips altogether due to the global pandemic. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted across the U.S. and internationally, travelers are eager to get out. But, staffing shortages have been plaguing the airline industry — and one airline is dropping service to four U.S. cities because of it.

Digi Slices Pizzeria Opens in Mineola

A new pizza joint took over Main Street Pizza at 106 Main Street in Mineola recently and the reviews are stellar. Digi Slices Pizza has the traditional grandma and the margarita, the plain, Sicilian, and the white slices but they also have their Everything Naughty by Nature pizza and their New Yorker. They even offer both vegan and vegetarian options.

Great Neck’s Best Happy Hour and Restaurant Now Open

Diners on Long Island can make the best of the spring and summer and enjoy something fresh and new. Marco Polo’s, an Asian/Italian fusion restaurant, has opened its second location at The Inn at Great Neck. The new restaurant, which blends the cuisines of East and West in deliciously...

La Ligne Will Expand Into Denim for Fall, Opens Store in Greenwich, Ct.

Click here to read the full article. La Ligne, founded in 2016 on the universal appeal of the stripe, is broadening its repertoire. As it opens its fourth freestanding store in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, the New York-based contemporary sportswear company revealed it is branching into the denim category for fall — its first official product expansion.More from WWDWhy the Fiorucci Store Was the Mother of All Retail ConceptsUnites States Retail in the Aftermath of Police Brutality ProtestsBehind The Veil at Hermès' San Francisco Reopening Founded by chief executive officer Molly Howard, chief brand officer Meredith Melling and chief creative officer Valerie Macaulay,...

Adventureland's Fireball Grand Opening Celebration is Friday, June 24th

The GRAND OPENING of Adventureland’s brand-new rollercoaster, FIREBALL, is Friday, June 24th!. The festivities will kick off at 5/5:30pm with a blessing of the ride by Emmy Nominated Catholic Faith Network President and CEO, Monsignor Jim Vlaun. Next up is a proclamation presentation from the Town of Babylon, followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony. Fiery thrills like Fire Performers, a Special Effects Pyrotechnics Display by Fireworks by Grucci, Free FireBall Giveaways, and more will make this event the party you won’t want to miss.