25 delightful things to do in Queens this week, from a Honey Festival to an LIC Block Party
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Thursday, Aug. 18 1. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Taiwan and includes the film “Go Grindriders!” and traditional music by the Yuhan Su Band. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. See some stellar cinema at the Queens World Film Festival encore screenings, tonight featuring “Modern Ruin: A […]

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Sci-fi author from Jackson Heights uses values learned while living in Queens to get first novel published
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The co-author of the science fiction novel set to hit bookstores this December, “Ocean of Storms,” has used the determination and hard work he has learned from living in Queens to finally get the book published, more than 10 years after it was written. Christopher Mari originally co-wrote “Ocean of Storms” with his friend Jeremy […]

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25 grand things to do in Queens this week, from a Taiwanese orchid show to a south Asian street festival
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Thursday, Aug. 11 1. Don’t get stung at The Joy of Beekeeping, a honey tasting and lecture on the importance of our apian friends by Ruth Harrigan of the Douglaston Garden Club. Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library (249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck), 3 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is […]

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Men throw a brick into a shop window to steal a pair of luxury sunglasses in Jackson Heights
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Two burglars threw shade at a Jackson Heights eyeglass store earlier this week by stealing a pair of high-end sunglasses, according to cops. Police said the burglary occurred at 5:40 a.m. on August 2 inside Coco’s Vision Center at 83-06 37th St. According to authorities, the two men broke the storefront window with a brick. One […]

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Employees strike outside of Bayside’s Food Universe against ‘unfair treatment’
All photos courtesy of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 342

Workers at a Bayside supermarket joined colleagues around the city in taking their frustration with their employer to the streets. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 342 (Local 342) is conducting an unfair labor practice strike against certain Key Food and Food Universe stores. The labor union submitted a series of complaints to the National Labor Relations Board […]

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