Queens Council on the Arts 50th Anniversary Dance Party
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2016 marks an important date for the arts in Queens. 50 years ago, creative visionaries much like you came together to found Queens Council on the Arts. On Thursday, May 26th Queens Council on the Arts takes on LIC Landing, the spectacular waterfront park, an event space set against the jaw-dropping backdrop of the Manhattan […]

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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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Queens Sports Authority stores will close down after all as entire franchise folds
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Daniel Oines

The game’s over for the Sports Authority in Queens and the rest of the country. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer announced Thursday it would shutter all of its locations, including its store on Woodhaven Boulevard in Glendale and on Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. Earlier this month, employees at both Queens locations vehemently denied […]

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Outdoor concert series at Long Island City’s MoMA PS1 will feature popular acts and local food
Photo courtesy of MoMA PS1

Now in its 19th year, the Warm Up series hosted by MoMA PS1 in Long Island City will bring together local and international musicians and DJs for a summer of music, art and food. Beginning on June 11, the art space located at 22-25 Jackson Ave., will host outdoor concerts every Saturday featuring musicians from Brooklyn […]

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Shooting at Long Island City ‘ominous’ gentlemen’s club spurs residents to call for a shutdown
Photo courtesy of ACES New York

Residents who live near ACES New York, a gentlemen’s club in Long Island City, said the club poses a great danger and needs to be shut down immediately. About a dozen residents who live near the club, located at 32-10 37th Ave., attended the monthly Community Board 1 (CB 1) meeting at Astoria World Manor on Tuesday […]

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