Sofar Sounds, 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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Creep groped two women within minutes on Astoria streets
Inset photo via NYPD/Photo via Google Maps

Police are looking for a man who forcibly touched two women just minutes apart in Astoria last Thursday. On July 21 at 12:02 a.m., authorities said, the suspect approached a 21-year-old woman in front of 30-61 46th St. from behind. He pushed her against a car and touched her genitals over her clothing. The victim yelled out for […]

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Get an exquisite taste of culture at these five black-owned restaurants in Queens
Photo courtesy of Pa-Nash NYC

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
Photo via Hulu

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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