Side streets in northeast Queens slow to plow: officials
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Although main thoroughfares in northeast Queens were mostly plowed by Monday morning, smaller side streets are still suffering as snow is slowly cleared, according to leaders in Community Boards 7 and 11. The narrowest streets of these areas were the most difficult to access as plows have trouble making sharp turns and fitting through parked […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

WEATHER ADVISORY: Possible adverse weather conditions may lead to cancellation or rescheduling of the events this weekend. Please confirm with venue before traveling to any event. Explore the night sky, take your tween to a yoga class, attend a bake & book sale, and do more at these events around Queens Ongoing Can’t stop watching cat videos online? The Museum […]

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New councilman re-launches participatory budgeting in district
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BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Residents of the 23rd City Council District will again have the opportunity to help decide how nearly $1.5 million in public funds will be allocated for community projects. New Councilman Barry S. Grodenchik, who took office back in November succeeding Mark Weprin, will be holding the first of three participatory budgeting meetings tonight, […]

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Get in shape for free in 2016 with Queens Library!

It’s never been easier to get a great workout, at no cost and in your own neighborhood! Queens Library offers free classes in different disciplines, like Zumba, yoga, aerobics and more, at several community libraries. These classes are geared to customers of all ages and levels of experience, and there are even programs especially designed […]

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Get into the holiday spirit with these FREE concerts at Queens Library

The season would not be complete without traditional holiday music to get you into the spirit. Fortunately, Queens Library is offering plenty of FREE opportunities to enjoy the sounds of the season, whether classical or secular; Christmas or Kwanzaa; singing, music and dance, there’s something for everyone as the following rundown shows: Christmas with Jacques […]

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