The shop was once an ice cream parlor before turning into a place for hobbies and odd little knick-knacks. Housing everything from planes, trains and automobiles, it’s full of character and Astoria history. Nestled along three-story brick buildings on 30th Avenue, Rudy’s is a fighting figurine among the wine bars, restaurants and bakeries that have…

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For the upcoming eight weekends, there will be no N Train service between Astoria and Long Island City. The service change includes Memorial Day and Labor Day, according to an MTA announcement. The service changes are so that the MTA can make “major upgrades” to the above-ground tracks’ infrastructure. The upgrades are set to improve…

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Well it looks like more people are getting violent on trains these days. According to MTA statistics, there have so far been 165 assaults this year into August. 26.9% more than last year at the same period. It seems that cramped spaces on busy lines and the overall increasing lack of courtesy are among the major problems,…

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