Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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Asian American Film Festival is coming to Queens venues next week
Photo: Still from People Are the Sky movie

The country’s longest-running celebration of Asian cinema is about to roll into Queens. The Asian American International Film Festival returns to Flushing Town Hall for three nights of screenings, parties, and panel discussions next week. Plus, the closing night movie and award ceremony are scheduled for the Museum of the Moving Image in the Kaufman Arts […]

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The New York Islanders may be moving on over to Citi Field, sources say
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There’s a chance that New York Mets fans will be sharing their sports enthusiasm with hockey lovers, since the New York Islanders may be moving to Flushing. According to Bloomberg News, the Islanders are in active discussions with the Mets owner Sterling Equities about building a hockey arena next to Citi Field. The Islanders, purchased […]

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Deserving children in Flushing can eat free summer meals seven days a week
Photo courtesy of Hunger Free America

Children in Flushing, Queens have been receiving free meals every day, courtesy of the Summer Meals Program run by the United States Department of Agriculture. The New York City-Hunger Free America and the New York City Department of Education (DOE) announced on Friday that three locations in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx will be open seven days […]

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Legendary story telling series The Moth comes to Flushing over the summer
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Queens is filled with some rather interesting and unique characters, each with a story to tell but often times lacking a proper outlet. Luckily, the world-renowned Moth StorySLAM is coming to Flushing this summer. The Moth StorySLAM is a storytelling event run by the legendary Moth, a nonprofit literary society based in New York, which hosts storytelling […]

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