25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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Aretha Franklin and Sheryl Crow will perform at Forest Hills Stadium culinary event
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Forest Hills, get ready for a truly sophisticated music and culinary experience coming to the neighborhood this fall. Inaugural City Winery Open will be take place at the historic Forest Hills Stadium on Sept. 17 and 18. This two-day event will feature impeccable dining options that complement the fine array of wine choices offered as well as intimate musical performances […]

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Punk out during a full day of Ramones-related activities in Queens on Saturday
Photo via The Ramones Facebook Page

Find out of how Queens influenced the Ramones… and the Ramones influenced a generation. The Forest Hills-bred punk rockers — Joey, Johnny, Dee Dee, Tommy — will be front and center during a multi-venue, multi-hour, multi-neighborhood extravaganza on Saturday, July 23. The fun is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at Queens Museum with a […]

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Newly open Target in Forest Hills receives mixed reactions from the community
All photos: Alec Posner and Nicole Kuliyev/QNS

Target has officially opened up on 70-00 Austin St., Forest Hills, on Wednesday, July 20. The discount giant has replaced Barnes and Nobles, which closed in December. This new Target is following a “flexible-format” strategy, which means that the store is smaller and it caters to specific needs of their local customers by featuring apparel and accessories from local […]

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