Recording studio and greenhouse are among multimillion upgrades to CUNY colleges in Queens
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City colleges throughout Queens are getting some “A-plus” improvements over the next few years. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced that she has allocated $3.64 million of her fiscal year 2017 discretionary capital funds to help four CUNY colleges in Queens grow. The students at Queens College in Flushing, York College in Jamaica, Queensborough Community […]

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Head to Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World festival at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this July
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Are you ready for a fun-filled day of New Orleans-inspired performances and family activities? Then head to the third annual Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World festival, which is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The festivities will include a grand variety of music, art and food while celebrating […]

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Catch up-and-coming stars at LGBTQ Voices in Jackson Heights on Saturday

Celebrate an international event at a local hotspot with music, dance, poetry, storytelling, and a doll-making workshop. June is LGBTQ Pride Month around the world, and Queens will host an NYC kick-off event in Diversity Plaza, which is located at 37th Road and 74th Street in Jackson Heights, on Saturday, June 4, at 5 p.m. […]

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Op-Ed: Support CUNY and its international class of students
CUNY Graduates are affecting not just themselves, but future generations of students.

BY JAMES MILLIKEN,  CHANCELLOR OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK We have just gone through the commencement season, which is a time of hope and promise at universities, but at The City University of New York it has very special meaning. We are the largest urban public university system in the country and we […]

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The fabulous Bernadette Peters will perform in Bayside on Sunday
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As a singer, she’s won a Grammy. As a stage actress, she’s collected a few Tonys. In film, she’s attained various Golden Globes. And on television, she’s taken Primetime and Daytime Emmys. Now she’s returning to her home borough to combine all her skills in one dazzling show. Bernadette Peters will take the stage at the […]

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