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City Urges Hurricane Victims to Get Over It Because We've Got A…

The New York City Marathon is the largest in the world. This year, 47,000 people registered for the race. But, snag: Hurricane Sandy rolled into town, wreaking havoc, killing dozens, knocking out power, and pushing entire neighborhoods out of their homes. And rather than cancel the race and divert resources to… » 11/01/12 4:01pm 11/01/12 4:01pm

Some Parents in Queens Think Vaccinations Are Only for Heathen Children

In news that will most likely desiccate the last little puddle of faith you have in human rationality, some enthusiastically religious parents in Queens are asking a judge to nullify a law that would keep their children out of school if classmates are carrying communicable diseases such as measles, mumps, and chicken… » 2/12/12 4:45pm 2/12/12 4:45pm

If You Haven't Been Making Out In Church, You've Been Missing Out


One minister has come up with a novel way to both keep church from being boring and keep the spice alive in the marriages of his parishioners: have them make out in front of the rest of the congregation. Yes, these Sunday morning sexytimes are part of Pastor Maurice Johnson's sermon at Winners Church in Queens, or,… » 11/20/11 4:35pm 11/20/11 4:35pm

Young Women Are Dominating At NYC's Aviation High

Despite what airline ads might lead you to believe, not every woman in the airline industry is a flight attendant. In this week's Village Voice, the female students at Aviation High in Long Island City, Queens are profiled. At Aviation, students are taught to become licensed airplane mechanics, and, not surprisingly,… » 4/10/08 12:00pm 4/10/08 12:00pm