Top 10 things to do in western Queens before the summer is over
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#1 Catch an outdoor movie. Click here for a roundup of locations screening films in the great outdoors, and read about how one Astoria resident has been hosting a film festival in his backyard for 10 years. #2 Eat in a restaurant’s backyard seating area. Bareburger (33-21 31st Ave.), Sek’end Sun (32-11 Broadway), Milkflower (34-12 […]

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Here’s your summer frozen treats bucket list for Astoria and Long Island City
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Any time of year is a good time for ice cream, but in summer, it just feels more right. Eating a frozen treat in autumn simply can’t compare to scooping some gelato out of a paper cup on a breezy summer afternoon. As we wind down these final summer weekends, we realized we were running […]

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25 delightful things to do in Queens this week, from a Honey Festival to an LIC Block Party
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Thursday, Aug. 18 1. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Taiwan and includes the film “Go Grindriders!” and traditional music by the Yuhan Su Band. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. See some stellar cinema at the Queens World Film Festival encore screenings, tonight featuring “Modern Ruin: A […]

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Film Frenzy: Where to watch outdoor movies in western Queens
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There are plenty of opportunities to watch films under the stars without even leaving western Queens. These four summer film series all have their own unique characters and show different types of movies, so you might just want to try them all. Plus, since they’re all free, there’s no excuse to stay home and watch […]

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25 grand things to do in Queens this week, from a Taiwanese orchid show to a south Asian street festival
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Thursday, Aug. 11 1. Don’t get stung at The Joy of Beekeeping, a honey tasting and lecture on the importance of our apian friends by Ruth Harrigan of the Douglaston Garden Club. Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library (249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck), 3 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is […]

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