End your July with a bang at Queensbridge Park’s weeklong performances
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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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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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Attend these 50 fabulous cheap or free summer events in Queens
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Well, we did it — summer is finally here! What kind of wonderful things will you do in Queens this season? We’ve already shared some excellent local nature destinations, where to find the best craft beer and places to have great outdoor barbecues, so now it’s time for a whole summer’s worth of fantastic events. […]

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On your bikes! LIC Bike Parade is coming to Queens this Saturday

This is going to be a wheelie, wheelie good time! The LIC Bike Parade will whirl through one western Queens thoroughfare and two public spaces with playful insanity and positive vibes on Saturday, June 11. This ninth annual spectacle will feature participants in zany costumes operating ornately decorated bicycles and human-powered floats made from recycled […]

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Free outdoor concerts featuring music, dance and poetry are taking over Queens parks
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SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, is coming to three Queens parks this summer to provide residents with free music, poetry and fun for kids. The first concert will take place on June 26 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. R&B singer Ginuwine, a multi-platinum artist who became popular in the late ’90s and […]

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