Iconic Forest Hills’ movie theater is reopening tonight with new comfy “VIP luxury leather recliner” seating
Photo: courtesy of Cinemart Cinemas

Beloved Forest Hills movie theater Cinemart Cinemas will reopen tonight after it was closed for renovations for almost a month. The 90-year-old iconic Cinemart located at 106-03 Metropolitan Ave. announced in April that it would take a month off to install new “VIP luxury seats” comparable to the best Manhattan movie theaters that charge $20 […]

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You can now take this tour of Astoria’s haunted past and meet a couple of ghosts (probably)
Photo courtesy of Boroughs of the Dead

Astoria may be known for its diverse community and quaint neighborhood feel, but it also has a grim and ghostly past, according to tour guide Marie Carter. Carter works for Boroughs of the Dead, a ghost tour company founded by author Andrea Janes. A writer herself, Carter attended a tour in Brooklyn Heights and, after […]

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The most popular dog name in Queens will not surprise you
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If you named your pooch Bella after the heroine of the popular “Twilight” series, you should know that you are not as original as you might think. New York City’s Health Department just released the list of the most popular dog names of 2015 and it turns out that at least 1,127 Bellas are happily wagging […]

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Massage parlor worker offers a ‘hand job’ to an undercover cop and three other arrests in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park
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The NYPD is continuing to keep a tight grip on illegal activities at massage parlors in Queens. Four workers at three locations in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park were arrested on May 19 in the Queens North Vice Enforcement Unit’s latest undercover sting operation, police reported on Wednesday. Shu Feng Lin, 44, was arrested at her […]

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Queens Council on the Arts will celebrate its 50th birthday with breathtaking views and good food
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Get the party hats, balloons and bubbly ready! The Queens Council for the Arts (QCA) is gearing up for its 50th anniversary party, QCA’s Fab @ 50!, on Thursday, May 26. The QCA will celebrate the cultural diversity and ever-evolving arts scene in Queens. “Our mission is simple and straightforward: to foster and develop the arts in Queens, everywhere from Astoria […]

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