Everything you need to know about the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks in Queens
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Queens neighborhoods will have a great view of the Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, which will again be set on the East River and visible more than two miles across the sky. Produced by Macy’s and designed in conjunction with Pyro Spectaculars by Souza of Rialto, CA, the nation’s largest Independence Day pyrotechnic display will be […]

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Bike lanes connecting Astoria Park to Flushing Bay should be diverted, community board advises
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A bike lane path to connect the East River in Astoria to Flushing Bay received approval from Community Board 1 (CB 1) on Tuesday, but it came with some stipulations. The plan, presented by the Department of Transportation (DOT), would install bike lanes that stretch from 31st Avenue in Astoria through Jackson Heights. Though the board’s […]

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Queens summer staycation: Explore borough’s 5 best local getaways
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Are you looking for a peaceful and serene setting to spend your summer weekends? Don’t worry about your gas mileage; these top five getaways are right here in Queens! 1. Gantry Plaza State Park  (Long Island City) If you love to witness extravagant views of the midtown Manhattan skyline, illuminating the Empire State Building and more, Gantry Plaza […]

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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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Cellphones, credit cards, normcore clothing in large amounts … Look at what got stolen in Queens in last two days
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Sticky-fingered thieves are sought for a series of unsolved grand larceny cases across Queens that the NYPD announced over the last two days. Two of the incidents involved property theft, such as a cellphone swiped from a pedestrian in Long Island City and clothes stolen from an Astoria store. Another involved a purse theft from an Ozone Park […]

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