Community lauds new camera system installed in Forest Park, hopes it will deter crime
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Forest Park, and the surrounding communities of Glendale and Woodhaven, are now a little safer thanks to efforts from the NYPD and a local elected official. Last week, brand-new NYPD security cameras were installed at designated locations throughout Forest Park, thanks to a state grant of $250,000 allocated by Assemblyman Mike Miller. “This process took […]

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Queens residents are urging the city to respect a slave burial ground in Flushing
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For over a decade, Queens residents have been pressuring the city into maintaining a historical cemetery in Flushing where slaves were buried. The Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground, located at 45-12 165th St., served as a burial site to more than 1,000 African-American slaves and Native Americans since the late 1800s. According to the New York City Department of […]

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Get free tennis lessons for your kids at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Wednesday
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The Parks Department will serve up free tennis lessons to aspiring players on Wednesday at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. CityParks Tennis will teach kids ages 6 to 16 how to serve, return and rally in an effort to “promote physical fitness while building self-confidence,” according to a press release. Players of all skill levels are […]

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Here are 20 perfect ideas for a first date in Queens
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If you were ever indecisive about where to go on a first date, you have nothing to worry about now. QNS is pleased to ease your nerves by picking these top 20 places in Queens for a perfect date night. We have selected a range of activities for you and your special someone to enjoy, including walks […]

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Here are some riveting ideas for a re-imagined New York State Pavilion in Queens
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More than 250 people have submitted plans for a radically re-imagined New York State Pavilion, and you can now vote for your favorite proposals. In March, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, People for the Pavilion and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced the International Ideas Competition, a contest to encourage people to come up […]

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