What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Meet celebrity cat sensation Lil Bub, take a Zumba class, create your own Lego character head, and do more at these events around Queens Saturday, Jan. 30 Bring your little detectives to the Alley Pond Environmental Center from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to uncover the clues that could help you find hidden animals. Learn how […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Celebrate Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, get to know the humans behind Sesame Street, visit your local Queens Library and do more at these events around Queens. Saturday, Dec. 12 The Langston Hughes library will be hosting its 31stall-day Kwanzaa celebration! Bring your entire family and enjoy an opening ceremony, film screenings, craft workshops, folk tales and […]

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Corona chosen to partake in mayor’s ‘Building Healthy Communities’ initiative

Corona will be one of 12 historically under-served communities chosen to reap the benefits of a health initiative spearheaded by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office started to “move toward a culture of health.” Building Healthy Communities is a $5.3 million public-private partnership that will create access to “safe open spaces,” healthy food and multiple opportunities for […]

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LIC Partnership to celebrate #LICB2B at 28th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon
Photo courtesy of Colin Miller

The Long Island City Partnership’s (LICP) marquee event of the year—the Annual LIC Trade Show & Luncheon—is the premier business-to-business trade show in Western Queens, featuring more than 100 exhibitors, local tastemakers and thousands of attendees. On Friday, Nov. 13, the event will take place at Astoria World Manor, showcasing the fabric of LIC with […]

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First Queens Citi Bike station debuts in LIC
THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

A longtime dream for Long Island City residents finally came true as Citi Bike made its grand entrance into the neighborhood and Queens for the first time. Motivate, the company that operates Citi Bike, the Department of Transportation and local elected officials and leaders gathered Wednesday afternoon to cut the ribbon on the borough’s first-ever Citi Bike […]

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