Queens Council on the Arts will celebrate its 50th birthday with breathtaking views and good food
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Get the party hats, balloons and bubbly ready! The Queens Council for the Arts (QCA) is gearing up for its 50th anniversary party, QCA’s Fab @ 50!, on Thursday, May 26. The QCA will celebrate the cultural diversity and ever-evolving arts scene in Queens. “Our mission is simple and straightforward: to foster and develop the arts in Queens, everywhere from Astoria […]

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Woman got robbed at knifepoint on Sunday morning in Sunnyside, police say
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Police are looking for a man who robbed a woman in Sunnyside after threatening her with a knife. At approximately 9:45 a.m. on May 8, the suspect approached a 42-year-old woman walking at the intersection of 52 Street and Queens Boulevard. According to officials, he flashed his knife and took her purse, which contained an iPhone and […]

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Monthly Queens Dinner Club will feast on French, Italian and Mexican cuisine in Woodside on Tuesday
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First, they ate their way through India and China. Now, they’re getting ready for a culinary trip through France, Italy and Mexico. The recently formed Queens Dinner Club (QDC) will hold its second outing at La Flor in Woodside on Tuesday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. Chef Viko Ortega — who was born in Mexico’s Puebla, […]

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Watch this stunning video of Long Island City from a drone’s perspective
Still courtesy of Viewing NYC

Have you ever wondered what your neighborhood looks like from a drone’s point of view? Above New York, a series of videos produced by Viewing NYC, explored the waterfront neighborhood by drone. The video takes viewers on a tour through Silvercup Studios, the Citi Building and the surrounding developments popping up in Court Square, the […]

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Chair of Queens Community Board 2, Pat O’Brien, steps down to focus on family
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Less than two years after taking the job, Queens Community Board 2 Chairperson Pat O’Brien announced on Thursday he would be stepping down from the post. O’Brien was elected in December 2014 after Joe Conley, who served in the position for two decades, stepped down. Community Board 2 (CB 2) serves the neighborhoods of Long […]

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