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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Long Island City teen missing from home since Friday
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Police are searching for a 14-year-old boy who disappeared from his Long Island City home Friday night. Tahfarie Gidarisingh was last seen at his home at Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue on Feb. 12, which is located near Queensbridge Park. Gidarisingh went missing at about 10 p.m., according to authorities. The teenager is described as a black male, 5 […]

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VIDEO & PHOTOS: George Clinton gets funky at Queensbridge Park performance
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With the Queensboro Bridge as the backdrop, the “godfather of funk” took the stage at Queensbridge Park Wednesday during a night filled with laughter and dancing. About a thousand people flocked to the Long Island City waterfront park, located along Vernon Boulevard, to catch George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic during a free performance as part of SummerStage’s 30th […]

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