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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Enjoy a cold brew in your hand this weekend at LIC Flea & Food before October beer festival
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One of the best ways to make the most of the soaring heat is to chill out while sipping on a nice summer ale at one of the best outdoor markets in the city. This weekend, head to LIC Flea & Food (5-25 46th Ave, Long Island City) for a warm-up before the first ever Queens Beer Festival, which […]

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Celebrate the new Harry Potter story with a Hogwarts-style party in Astoria
All photos by Manuel Harlan

Calling all witches and wizards … and magic-loving muggles, too! J.K. Rowland’s new script, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II,” will be released to the public on July 31 at midnight, and the Astoria Bookshop is going to celebrate with a Hogwarts-style pre-party. Set to start on Saturday, July 30, at […]

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Sofar Sounds, a series of intimate concerts beloved worldwide, is expanding to Queens
Photos courtesy of Patricia Lopez

Queens’ popularity is steadily rising thanks to its cultural diversity, great food and relatively affordable housing. One organization, Sofar Sounds, is taking notice of this popularity and has decided to bring its brand of intimate music shows to the “World’s Borough.” Started in 2010 by a group of three friends who wanted to experience performances […]

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25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

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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