Northeast Queens will undergo fifth and largest pesticide spraying to combat Zika
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Residents of northeastern Queens are in for the fifth and largest pesticide spraying effort in order to prevent the spread of Zika. The NYC Department of Health announced yesterday that it will be conducting its fifth and largest pesticide spraying effort Queens has seen this year in order to reduce the risk of Zika and […]

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25 delightful things to do in Queens this week, from a Honey Festival to an LIC Block Party
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Thursday, Aug. 18 1. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Taiwan and includes the film “Go Grindriders!” and traditional music by the Yuhan Su Band. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. See some stellar cinema at the Queens World Film Festival encore screenings, tonight featuring “Modern Ruin: A […]

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Celebrate National S’Mores Day with 5 places in Queens to grab them!
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Grab your graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate and sit by the campfire because it’s National S’Mores day! You don’t have a campfire readily available? No worries. Swing by these fantastic Queens places that serve the delicious, gooey treat. The tasty treat first made its way into Americans’ hearts in 192os. Alec Barnum is credited with first […]

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25 grand things to do in Queens this week, from a Taiwanese orchid show to a south Asian street festival
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Thursday, Aug. 11 1. Don’t get stung at The Joy of Beekeeping, a honey tasting and lecture on the importance of our apian friends by Ruth Harrigan of the Douglaston Garden Club. Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library (249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck), 3 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is […]

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RKO Keith’s will turn into condos; road rage accident results in death & 8 more popular stories in Queens this week
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As much as we love to keep our readers happy, several news stories this week were extremely on the sad side. A landmark movie house RKO Keith’s in Flushing, purchased for $66 million, will be converted into a an upscale condo complex. Devastating stories across Queens included a Flushing man who was beaten to death after a road rage accident, […]

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