Crystal Waters is headlining the 24th annual Queens Pride Parade on June 5
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Crystal Waters, a musician best known for her ’90s dance hits “Gypsy Woman” and “100% Pure Love,” will be headlining the Queens Pride Parade on Sunday, June 5, in Jackson Heights. Waters’ hit “100% Pure Love” debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts and was one of the longest charting songs in history […]

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Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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Here’s how your City Council member voted on the 5-cent grocery bag tax
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Updated 5:45 p.m., May 6 In a closer-than-anticipated vote, the City Council adopted on Thursday a bill instituting a 5-cent surcharge on grocery shoppers who opt for paper or plastic bags at the checkout counter. Twenty-eight members in all adopted the bill (Intro. 209-A), which charges customers 5 cents per paper or plastic bag used, while 20 […]

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Come to a special Woodside concert on Sunday to help the victims of the Ecuador earthquake
Photo via Facebook/La Boom New York

The “World’s Borough” will reach out to the people of quake-stricken Ecuador in a special way this Sunday. State Senator Jose Peralta announced the “Queens for Ecuador” benefit concert, which will take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday at La Boom New York, located at 56-15 Northern Blvd. in Woodside. Proceeds from the benefit […]

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President Bill rallies the troops for Hillary during a campaign event in Corona
Photos by Josef Pinlac

Former President Bill Clinton rallied Latino voters to support his wife’s presidential campaign during a rally on Sunday afternoon at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The 42nd president said former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton would make immigration and economic reform her top priorities if she were elected the […]

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