HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ was shot all around Queens including Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens and LIC
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By looking closely at the setting of HBO’s latest crime drama, “The Night Of,” Queens residents may see some familiar places. The eight-part series follows Naz, a shy Pakistani-American college student, who after a one-night stand with a stranger in her home, wakes up to find her stabbed to death.   Created by Richard Price and Steven […]

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Recording studio and greenhouse are among multimillion upgrades to CUNY colleges in Queens
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City colleges throughout Queens are getting some “A-plus” improvements over the next few years. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced that she has allocated $3.64 million of her fiscal year 2017 discretionary capital funds to help four CUNY colleges in Queens grow. The students at Queens College in Flushing, York College in Jamaica, Queensborough Community […]

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Head to Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World festival at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this July
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Are you ready for a fun-filled day of New Orleans-inspired performances and family activities? Then head to the third annual Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World festival, which is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The festivities will include a grand variety of music, art and food while celebrating […]

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Soccer star David Villa will ‘kick it’ with Queens College students this summer
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Are you ready to lace up your spikes for a fun-filled summer of soccer camp? David Villa, a World Cup champion, top goal scorer for the Spanish National Soccer Team and captain of the New York City Football Club (NYCFC), will mentor students at two Queens College soccer camps this summer. The superstar announced his partnership with […]

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New app SpotPog aims to end Queens parking nightmare
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Do you own a car in Queens and go through the daily ordeal of looking for a parking spot? Then this app could seriously change your life. Queens College students are already raving about it. Mobile app SpotPog aims to reduce traffic congestion by allowing users to swap public parking spaces as well as to rent private driveways and commercial […]

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