Five fun ways to beat the heat in Queens this weekend
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As the dog days of summer are official upon us, check out these five fun ways to cool off all around Queens! 1. Take a swim! The best way to beat the heat in the “World’s Borough” is to head for Astoria Park Pool, located at 19th Street and 23rd Drive, in Astoria. Astoria Park […]

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Here’s where you can celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime in Queens next week
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Support your local police and safer streets by participating in the National Night Out Against Crime that Queens precincts will observe on Tuesday night, Aug. 2. Each precinct across the city will host an evening of fun, free events for the community with the goal of building a stronger relationship with the people they serve […]

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25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
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Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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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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Aretha Franklin and Sheryl Crow will perform at Forest Hills Stadium culinary event
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Forest Hills, get ready for a truly sophisticated music and culinary experience coming to the neighborhood this fall. Inaugural City Winery Open will be take place at the historic Forest Hills Stadium on Sept. 17 and 18. This two-day event will feature impeccable dining options that complement the fine array of wine choices offered as well as intimate musical performances […]

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