25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
Photo via Facebook/Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project

Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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Cleanup initiative underway to solve Jamaica’s garbage problem
QNS/Photo by Charlie Perry

Elected officials and community members along Hillside Avenue in Jamaica are getting down and dirty when it comes to keeping their area clean. Councilman Rory Lancman and members of the Jamaica Hills Partnership and the Department of Sanitation met at the northwest corner of Hillside Avenue and 168th Street on Friday to announce a $48,000 community […]

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Drive to these 10 awesome destinations from Queens this summer
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Summer is here and it’s time to start planning those summer getaways. Rather than planning an expensive weekend far, far away, pack your bags and plan a trip with car2go. When you sign up for car2go, you can take a car for up to 150 miles on your trip before you get charged per mile. If you […]

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Hillary Clinton visits a Jackson Heights Indian restaurant to talk diversity and discrimination
Photos courtesy of Jackson Diner

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stopped at Jackson Heights’ oldest Indian restaurant, the Jackson Diner, to speak with Queens officials and community leaders about diversity and discrimination. About half of Jackson Heights’ residents are foreign-born, with many hailing from South America and countries such as India, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal and Bangladesh. Clinton met with […]

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Main Street bound 7 train running with delays causing headaches to commuters
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Signal problems at the Mets-Willets Point stop on the 7 train are causing delays for Main Street bound trains in Flushing. QNS was on the train this morning and experienced train delays for several minutes at three different stops between 90th street and the Main Street stop. The MTA made no announcements to inform riders […]

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