25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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Op-Ed: ‘Black lives matter’ shouldn’t be a controversial statement
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Last week at a nationally televised town hall meeting on CNN, “Black, White and Blue: America 2016,” I made a comment that shouldn’t be controversial: I said black lives matter. The question being debated at that moment was a variation of one I hear repeatedly, “Don’t all lives matter?”   Of course all lives matter, […]

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Audience will select which ‘Seinfeld’ episodes will screen at Long Island City waterfront next week
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As part of the “Hulu Summer Road Trip,” three episodes of “Seinfeld” will be screened at Hunters Point South Park on July 28. Jerry, George and Elaine will grace the screen once again during a screening of the show’s season 8 finale episode, “The Summer of George.” Two additional episodes will be chosen by fans on social media. […]

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HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ was shot all around Queens including Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens and LIC
Photos courtesy of HBO/Craig Blankenhorn

By looking closely at the setting of HBO’s latest crime drama, “The Night Of,” Queens residents may see some familiar places. The eight-part series follows Naz, a shy Pakistani-American college student, who after a one-night stand with a stranger in her home, wakes up to find her stabbed to death.   Created by Richard Price and Steven […]

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