Get an exquisite taste of culture at these five black-owned restaurants in Queens
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If you’re looking to escape this summer blaze, cool down and embrace the beautiful culture at these five black-owned businesses in Queens. Many of the restaurants exude an island-style ambiance, where you can enjoy Jamaican cuisine and other Caribbean-inspired dishes. As you listen to the pulsating rhythms of a live reggae band, your mind may drift […]

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Audience will select which ‘Seinfeld’ episodes will screen at Long Island City waterfront next week
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As part of the “Hulu Summer Road Trip,” three episodes of “Seinfeld” will be screened at Hunters Point South Park on July 28. Jerry, George and Elaine will grace the screen once again during a screening of the show’s season 8 finale episode, “The Summer of George.” Two additional episodes will be chosen by fans on social media. […]

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UPDATED: A 23-year-old man shot on an Astoria street has died
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A 23-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries after he was shot in Astoria on July 17. Police said the victim was shot at 4:11 a.m. in front of 28-03 Steinway St. Two suspects got into a verbal dispute with the 23-year-old male victim. The first suspect gave the second suspect a firearm and he shot several rounds at the victim, who […]

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Newly open Target in Forest Hills receives mixed reactions from the community
All photos: Alec Posner and Nicole Kuliyev/QNS

Target has officially opened up on 70-00 Austin Street, Forest Hills on Wednesday, July 20. The discount giant has replaced the previous bookstore, Barnes and Nobles, which closed in December. This new Target is following a “flexible-format” strategy, which means that the store is smaller and it caters to specific needs of their local customers by featuring apparel and […]

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Watch how Astoria filmmakers pay homage to longtime neighborhood businesses
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Three Astoria residents are using their background in film to capture the stories of people behind local businesses in the neighborhood. James Ogle, the founder a production company called Clearview Media, has partnered with Kevin Provost and Dan Connell to create the first in what will be a series of videos profiling established businesses in Astoria. […]

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