Five fun ways to beat the heat in Queens this weekend
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As the dog days of summer are official upon us, check out these five fun ways to cool off all around Queens! 1. Take a swim! The best way to beat the heat in the “World’s Borough” is to head for Astoria Park Pool, located at 19th Street and 23rd Drive, in Astoria. Astoria Park […]

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Try these 7 decadent frozen desserts made in Queens
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Summer doesn’t officially begin for another week, but things are already heating up in Queens. Good thing New York City’s most majestic and diverse borough has plenty of sweet frozen treats to cool down with. From old-school classics to new-fangled creations, Queens has everything when it comes to frozen desserts, including in true multicultural fashion […]

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More streets across Queens will be repaved this month thanks to cheaper asphalt
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Queens drivers will see smoother roadways by the end of this month thanks to lower oil prices, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced. The mayor’s administration has taken advantage of low prices for oil — a main ingredient in asphalt — coupled with the warmer weather, to allow the Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand the number of roadways […]

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This prolific knife-wielding bandit struck two more Subway sandwich shops in Queens this weekend
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One busy bandit can’t seem to satisfy his hunger for cash. The knife-wielding crook connected to five recent holdups of eateries across Queens in recent weeks hit two additional locations this weekend, police said. The perpetrator held up the Subway restaurant located at 64-29 108th St. in Forest Hills at 8:55 p.m. on Friday, June 3. According […]

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Scary and spooky fun across Queens for Halloween

Spooks will run wild all across the “World’s Borough” in the days leading up to and including Halloween, as neighborhoods across Queens celebrate All Hallow’s Eve with an array of parades and parties. All are invited to come in costume to the family-friendly events, which are scheduled to take place rain or shine. With Halloween […]

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