10 best bagel shops in Queens provide doughy perfection
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BY KATARINA HYBENOVA, ANGELA MATUA, BRIANNA ELLIS AND ANTHONY GIUDICE Breakfast… many would argue that there isn’t a better meal of the day, especially when our sweet borough of Queens offers so many excellent bagel options! Here at QNS we set off on a mission to find the best bagels in town and we narrowed […]

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See which Queens neighborhoods will be sprayed this week to reduce Zika virus threat
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In addition to their usual annoying buzz and bite, this year’s mosquitoes come with a threat of Zika virus. Luckily, there is no local transmission of Zika virus in New York City at this time, and no West Nile virus has been detected either, but the adage “better safe than sorry” definitely applies this year. […]

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Queens beer guide: Explore the best craft beers neighborhood by neighborhood
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The Queens Bar Guide, accompanying the Queens Beer Book, brings you the best way to discover the exploding craft beer scene in Queens. Consider this as your explorer’s guide to great food and drink spots you haven’t been to yet, as well as an incentive to revisit neighborhood favorites in: Astoria • Bayside • Forest Hills […]

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Buy – don’t rent – if you plan to live in Queens for at least three years
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Queens residents who plan to live in the borough for more than three years should probably purchase a home rather than rent, a report by StreetEasy advises. The real estate listings site released a report Monday, titled StreetEasy Tipping Point, which found that buying a home is financially more advantageous in Queens after three years, which is the shortest […]

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Queens is alive with the sounds of Queens Symphony Orchestra
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Southern Queens will again enjoy a little night music with a special classical concert series slated to begin next month. Councilman Eric A. Ulrich has teamed up with Queens Symphony Orchestra to present QSO’s 2016 Concert Series. The series, funded by Councilman Ulrich, will consist of five free concerts in neighborhoods throughout the borough. Ulrich’s […]

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