Police are searching for woman who stole a purse from a senior citizen at LIC theater
Inset photo via NYPD/Photo via Google Maps

Police are looking for a woman who entered a Long Island City theater and swiped a woman’s bag from the counter. On July 11 at approximately 3:35 p.m., the suspect stole an 80-year-old woman’s purse from a counter inside The Secret Theatre at 44-02 23rd St. The purse contained the victim’s credit card and approximately $125 in […]

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End your July with a bang at Queensbridge Park’s weeklong performances
Photo by NYC Parks

Queensbridge Park in Long Island City shows no signs of cooling down this summer! A plethora of performances will be hosted by SummerStage, the biggest free performing arts festival in NYC, starting on Tuesday night. If you love free entertainment as much as we do, you’ll enjoy this weeklong run of nonstop music, theater, dance and […]

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New middle school in Corona aims to alleviate serious overcrowding in the district
Photo courtesy of Department of Education

One of the most overcrowded school districts in the city will be home to a new middle school built to alleviate the jam-packed classrooms that are common in western Queens. School District 24, which encompasses Corona, Glendale, Ridgewood, Elmhurst, Long Island City, Maspeth and Middle Village, has long had a problem with overcrowding and schools in Corona […]

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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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