Look forward to bands playing at LIC Flea & Food on August Saturdays
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LIC Flea & Food is always fun but in August you can look forward to something special as the market presents their LIC Flea Music Series at their LIC Flea Sound Stage. Starting on Saturday, August 6 though August 27, you can look forward to incredible views of Manhattan skyline accompanied by awesome bands and DJs. The […]

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Man who fired at police officers in Jackson Heights gets 20 years to life
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After shooting at two cops in Queens 2011, a Manhattan resident will get jailed for 20 years to life after pleading guilty to two counts of first-degree attempted murder. On Dec. 2, 2011, in Jackson Heights, two uniformed police officers, Stephen Danisi and Matthew Ferrara, were on a foot patrol when a passerby alerted them […]

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Sofar Sounds, a series of intimate concerts beloved worldwide, is expanding to Queens
Photos courtesy of Patricia Lopez

Queens’ popularity is steadily rising thanks to its cultural diversity, great food and relatively affordable housing. One organization, Sofar Sounds, is taking notice of this popularity and has decided to bring its brand of intimate music shows to the “World’s Borough.” Started in 2010 by a group of three friends who wanted to experience performances […]

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Design studio proposes E train extension to alleviate negative effects of the 18-month L train shutdown
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It’s official. The MTA announced Monday that the L train’s Canarsie Tunnel will be closed for 18 months — starting in January 2019 — to repair major damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. According to the MTA, the decision to fully close the tunnel for 18 months instead of a one-track, three-year closure was made […]

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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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