Astoria will catch ’em all at Pokémon Go bar crawl this Sunday
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Astoria residents are teaming up to add to their Pokémon Go collection. A Pokémon Go bar crawl is planned for July 17 starting at Sweet Afton located at 30-09 34th St. at 1 p.m. According to the Meetup event, the organizer will set up a lure, which is used to attract Pokémon to certain PokeStops. […]

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7 awesome things to do with your kids in Queens this summer
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Families that play together, stay together! Luckily, there’s no shortage of great opportunities to get outdoors with your clan this summer for some family-friendly activities right here in Queens. So grab your kiddies and make way for these seven fun- (and sun-!) filled things to do that the whole family will enjoy. 1. Row, row, […]

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PHOTOS: Early Independence Day fireworks light up the night in Bayside and Astoria
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Rockets of red glare and bombs bursting in air delighted thousands of spectators who attended two early Fourth of July fireworks shows held in Bayside and Astoria this week. Wednesday night saw the annual Independence Day fireworks display over Fort Totten, sponsored by Councilman Paul Vallone and the Bayside Historical Society. Various entertainment acts delighted […]

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Bike lanes connecting Astoria Park to Flushing Bay should be diverted, community board advises
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A bike lane path to connect the East River in Astoria to Flushing Bay received approval from Community Board 1 (CB 1) on Tuesday, but it came with some stipulations. The plan, presented by the Department of Transportation (DOT), would install bike lanes that stretch from 31st Avenue in Astoria through Jackson Heights. Though the board’s […]

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Attend these 50 fabulous cheap or free summer events in Queens
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Well, we did it — summer is finally here! What kind of wonderful things will you do in Queens this season? We’ve already shared some excellent local nature destinations, where to find the best craft beer and places to have great outdoor barbecues, so now it’s time for a whole summer’s worth of fantastic events. […]

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