New musical ‘Spelling Bee’ brings hilarity (and spelling) to Astoria
Photo courtesy of Astoria Performing Arts Center

This is really f-u-n-n-y…or is that p-h-u-n-n-y? The Astoria Performing Arts Center will present a hilarious version of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee from May 5 through May 28 at the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 30-44 Crescent Street. Tickets costs $18 each, and show times are Thursdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. […]

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New elementary school coming to Hunters Point South but LIC parents worried about lack of Pre-K seats
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Updated May 5, 4:21 p.m. An additional 600-seat elementary school will be built on the grounds of the Hunters Point development project, but Long Island City parents did not have much time to celebrate this news when they began to discover that many of their children were put on a pre-K wait list this week. The […]

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All of the Clearview Expressway and part of the Grand Central Parkway will be repaved
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Drivers can expect delays on the Clearview Expressway and Grand Central Parkway as early as next week, when the state Department of Transportation (DOT) begins a major repaving project on both arteries. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday the $18 million improvement to resurface the entire stretch of the Clearview Expressway between Hillside Avenue in Hollis […]

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The most astonishingly delightful 11 bites we ate at Queens Taste 2016
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Do you love articles about Queens food? Sign up for our brand new QNS Foodie Newsletter and receive food-related articles in your inbox every Friday morning. Queens Taste 2016 was a tremendous celebration of food and this beautiful borough. Held at the New York Hall of Science at 47-01 111th St. in Corona, the event brought together […]

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Man with shirt wrapped around his head tries to rob Astoria woman in her apartment
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Police are looking for a man who followed an Astoria woman into her home on Tuesday and attempted to push himself into her apartment. At 1:15 a.m. on May 3, the suspect followed the 21-year-old woman into the lobby of her apartment at Broadway and 36th Street and started to push himself into her home. He was […]

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