This could be the future tallest building in Queens: 79-story tower in LIC
Photo via United Construction and Development Group

The sky’s the limit in Long Island City. A 964-foot tower, which developers plan to erect near the Citigroup tower if permits are issued, will be the largest building in the borough, trumping the planned 70-story Queens Plaza Park. On Saturday, Flushing-based developer Chris Jiashu Xu filed plans for the 79-story tower located at 23-15 44th Dr. The […]

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Best places in Queens to get chocolates and confections for your Valentine
Aigner Chocolates

Valentine’s Day just isn’t Valentine’s Day without sugary confections. Some people even regard the day a failure if chocolate isn’t involved. Far be for us at QNS.com to stand in the way of true sugar-coated affection. Here are our picks for satisfying your Valentine’s sweet tooth … and you don’t have to leave the borough for the […]

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Popular Manhattan ice cream shop 10Below to open Flushing location this Friday
All photos via 10Below

The “cronut” of frozen treats, this rolled ice cream has left Manhattanites crazed and willing to wait in line for as long as three hours. The owners of 10Below have announced that they are opening their second location at the ground floor of Queens Crossing Mall (136-17 39th Ave.) in Flushing. Based in Chinatown, 10Below makes Thai-inspired ice cream rolls that look […]

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Celebrate the Lunar New Year at these FREE Queens Library events!
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Happy Lunar New Year! To celebrate, the Flushing branch of the Queens Library is presenting a variety of events, free to the public. Music, dance, art, food—there’s something for everyone, culminating in a full day’s activities on Saturday, Feb. 20. So mark your calendars and enjoy the Year of the Monkey! Click here for more […]

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7 astonishing events to celebrate Lunar New Year in Queens
The Courier/Photo by Dominic Totino Photography

With everyone talking about the first Lunar New Year recognized in the city’s public school calendar, many are wondering where to go this week to celebrate the holiday and the arrival of the Year of the Monkey. Here’s a short roundup of places holding events to honor the Lunar New Year in Queens this month: 1. Lunar […]

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