The first ever Queens Book Festival unfolds at Kaufman Astoria Studios on Sunday
Photo courtesy of Queens Book Festival

It’s a real page-turner. The first ever Queens Book Festival will debut at Kaufman Astoria Studios on August 7. Set to run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., more than 100 authors will be on hand to sell and sign their tomes, participate in workshops, lead exhibitions, and read excerpts from their works. At least […]

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25 stupendous things to do in Queens this week, from the Queens Book Fest to a classic car show
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Thursday, Aug. 4 1. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ethiopia and includes the film “Lamb” by Yared Zeleke and jazz band Arki Sound. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York City Building, Meridian Road), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Watch a fab film at Rooftop Films’ screening of “The Bandit,” with […]

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Astoria Flea & Food Night Market continues this weekend
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More than 60 vendors selling food and flee will continue to pack Kaufman Astoria Studios in Astoria, Queens, this Saturday night, July 23. The Astoria Flea and Food Market, which is a partnership between the LIC Flea and Food and the Kaufman Astoria Studios, will be taking place in the outdoor movie lot located at […]

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Pokemon Go, burglar in Whitestone and Queens home prices in 1995 make the top stories in Queens this week
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

It seems that Queens residents are feeling a sense of nostalgia for the good old days when a single-family home cost about $200,000. We took a look at how much houses, co-ops and condos cost back in 1995 and the results are astonishing. It’s also not surprising that Queens is the borough with the most scheduled […]

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Discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City at 3rd annual LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts
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Join city, state and local elected and government officials, along with business and civic leaders to discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City. For the third year in a row, hundreds of professionals are gathering together in Long Island City for the LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts, presented by LIC Partnership. This year the event […]

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