Around the Borough: Queens

taking off


- Former Assemblyman Jimmy Meng (father of Assemblywoman and congressional candidate Grace) arrested on a federal wire fraud charge and something involving $80,000 in a fruit basket. 

- New York earns twice as much from gambling as Nevada (why did I fly to Vegas in March?! I should have gone to Aqueduct.) 

- Councilman Halloran references the Holocaust during large soda ban testimony. (!)

- Nice, nice baby: Vanilla Ice — now a home improvement show host -- will renovate a Woodhaven couple’s backyard in an upcoming episode of “The Vanilla Ice Project.”

- Jazz Thursdays return to Forest Hills.

- Open mic tonight at the Laughing Devil.


DMC’s top 5 Queens rappers.

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