MAJOR FUN ALERT: Dive into these top 10 outdoor pools in Queens this summer!
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If you’re sick of sizzling in the summer sun, why resist taking a dip in a cool and cleanly pool? Skip out on the sand and dive head first into some of the best outdoor pools in Queens. Five Freebies The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation offers free outdoor pools that are set to open […]

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Park up and partake in a drive-in movie tomorrow night in Bayside
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Although movie theaters throughout the city have advanced with comfy recliner seats and more, there’s nothing like the classic feel of sliding through a drive-in movie theater. Take a trip down memory lane from 8 to 10 p.m. this Friday, as the movie “Rocky” will be shown at Crocheron Park in Bayside, Queens. The free viewing will […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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Maspeth park redesign gets thumbs-up from CB 5 Parks Committee
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After months of meetings, proposals and arguments, the Community Board 5 (CB 5) Parks Committee made a decision Tuesday on plans to reconstruct the ballfields at Maspeth’s Frank Principe Park that they hope will please everyone. The Parks Department presented the committee with five design choices for the proposed soccer field and Little League/softball fields: three designs that have […]

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Overcrowded Corona school will get permanent annex
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The Louis Armstrong Elementary School in Corona, an elementary school built to house 900 students but that currently accommodates 1,800, will no longer have to cram its students into temporary trailers. State Sen. Jose Peralta announced on Wednesday that the School Construction Authority and Department of Education (DOE) have agreed to build a permanent annex to the […]

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