Off-duty cop stabbed while walking dog in Cunningham Park
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A woman has been arrested after stabbing an off-duty cop during an attempted robbery in Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows on Friday afternoon, according to authorities. The incident took place at around 2 p.m., police said. The female officer was approached by the suspect during a trip to the park to walk her dog. She was stabbed in […]

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Open casting call for film set in Whitestone in the ’80s
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A film on 1980s youth culture from the director behind “The Wrestler” is holding an open casting call for background roles. The production team is looking for anyone aged 18-24 to appear as an extra in “Cruise,” a movie set in Queens in the summer of 1987. The movie will star model Emily Ratajkowski and Disney […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
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Celebrate the Harvest Moon, learn about the outstanding women of Queens, sharpen your cycling skills and do more at these events around the borough. Saturday, Aug. 29 GrowNYC Greenmarket serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and family-friendly activities. Free. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Socrates Sculpture Park. 32-01 […]

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Fresh Meadows residents allege increase in stray cats
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Things aren’t so purr-fect for one Fresh Meadows community. Fresh Meadows residents are alarmed by what they say is an increasing number of stray cats overrunning residential streets and nearby Cunningham Park. Many of the cats belong to a feral colony located off a walking path in Cunningham Park near the corner of 199th Street and 73rd Avenue. […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
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Gaze at the night sky, spend the evening watching an outdoor flick, yoga in the elements and do more at these events around Queens.

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