Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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PHOTOS: Jackson Heights celebrated Buddha’s birthday this past Sunday
Photos: QNS/Anuz Thapa

Around 500 people gathered on Sunday at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights to mark the 2,560th birthday of Lord Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Dressed in their ethnic costumes, people of Nepalese and Tibetan origin were specially seen at the event. Dozens of Lama Gurus (Buddhist priests) cited a special prayer in the celebration. Ani […]

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Spiritual leader of Jamaica Muslim Center will discuss controversial topics of his faith in Forest Hills on Sunday

Only in Queens can individuals learn about Islam in a community center known for its Jewish cultural and educational programs! Imam Shamsi Ali, the spiritual leader of the Jamaica Muslim Center, will talk about the basic teachings and practices of his faith at the Central Queens Y in Forest Hills on Sunday, May 22, at […]

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See how the construction of long-awaited Middle Village sewer system will affect your block
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Years of waiting by Middle Village residents to get new sewer lines and water mains are coming to an end next week. The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has announced that the long-awaited construction of combined sewer and water main Penelope Avenue project will begin on or about Monday, May 23, […]

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Park up and partake in a drive-in movie tomorrow night in Bayside
Flickr photo by Thomas Hawk

Although movie theaters throughout the city have advanced with comfy recliner seats and more, there’s nothing like the classic feel of sliding through a drive-in movie theater. Take a trip down memory lane from 8 to 10 p.m. this Friday, as the movie “Rocky” will be shown at Crocheron Park in Bayside, Queens. The free viewing will […]

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