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
RIDGEWOOD TIMES/Photo by Anthony Giudice

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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Parents start petition to reopen Astoria Park bathrooms closed last summer
Photo courtesy of Anthony Liberatoscioli

Parents in Astoria have started an online petition to demand that the Parks Department reopen the bathrooms in Astoria Park after they were closed last summer for plumbing repairs. Anthony Liberatoscioli, a parent of a 5-year-old and the creator of the Change.org petition, said that he and his daughter frequent the park so much that it […]

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Best ways in Queens to get healthy in 2016 with using your IDNYC card

Getting and staying in shape in the New Year is easier now with your IDNYC card. The government-issued identification card is available to all New York City residents, age 14 and older, and includes health and fitness discounts and benefits throughout Queens on a variety of things from recreation centers to grocery stores to prescription […]

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