Beware! Supposed Trey Songz show at Resorts World Casino is a scam
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A concert con-artist has been selling New Yorkers tickets to a hip-hop show at a local casino. There’s only one problem: the show isn’t happening. Fans of rap artist Trey Songz and Caribbean pop artist Julien Believe will be disappointed to find out that their $45 to $100 tickets to a July 30 show at the […]

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Congressional candidate wants to help Isis Hookah Lounge in Astoria change its name
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Frank Spotorno, a congressional candidate for the 14th District, is calling for the owner of Isis Hookah Lounge in Astoria to change the name of his business that bears resemblance to the global terror group. The hookah bar made headlines in 2014 when the Daily News wrote about the establishment’s name. According to the Daily News, owner Michil […]

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New hotel and convention center are coming to Queens’ Resorts World Casino through a $400M expansion
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Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park is looking to hit the jackpot as it plans to spend $400 million to build a new hotel and convention complex while adding 1,000 new video-lottery terminals (VLTs). According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the proposal aims to add a 400-room hotel, 20,000-square-foot spa and resort, and a minimum of […]

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Startup aims to bring a World’s Fair back to the United States after 32 years
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Queens residents know firsthand the kind of magic a World’s Fair can bring to a neighborhood, and one startup is hoping to bring the innovation associated with a fair back to the United States. Michael Weiss of Worlds Fair USA is on a quest to bring a “huge international showcase of the future” to an American […]

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Try these 7 decadent frozen desserts made in Queens
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Summer doesn’t officially begin for another week, but things are already heating up in Queens. Good thing New York City’s most majestic and diverse borough has plenty of sweet frozen treats to cool down with. From old-school classics to new-fangled creations, Queens has everything when it comes to frozen desserts, including in true multicultural fashion […]

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