Queens beer lovers on alert: Explore 30+ breweries & bars with new Queens Beer Book
A tasty brew at SingleCut Beersmiths awaits you with your new Queens Beer Book.

Beer drinkers of Queens, rejoice! The second annual Queens Beer Book, full of coupons for 31 beers at 31 different beer halls, breweries, restaurants and beer shops in Queens, is now on sale! Our friends at Brokelyn have been doing their smash-hit Brooklyn Beer Books for years now and are coming back to Queens for a second […]

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Former site of sexist statue ‘Civic Virtue’ in Kew Gardens is being rededicated to the women of Queens
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Workers have begun transforming the former site of the controversial Civic Virtue statue near Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens into a public green space, according to Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. Contractors are repairing damaged stone work at the base of the fountain upon which the statue — now a resident of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn — once […]

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Queens shoppers are not happy about the proposed 5-cent grocery bag tax
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The City Council is nearing a decision on a proposed 5-cent tax on paper and plastic bags used by grocery and retail stores, but Queens residents have mixed feelings over the idea. Councilman Brad Lander and Councilwoman Margaret Chin, the bill’s sponsors, indicated that the tax provides an incentive for shoppers to use reusable eco-friendly bags. […]

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New Netflix TV show ‘Iron Fist’ is filming today near Macy’s in Elmhurst
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Elmhurst shoppers shouldn’t be too surprised if they suddenly find themselves surrounded by Marvel comic characters coming to life. The upcoming TV show “Iron Fist,” which brings to live classic Marvel comic series has been filming in New York City for the past month. Today, the show’s cast and crew will be near the Elmhurst Macy’s department store […]

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Fairway Market filed for bankruptcy but NYC locations, including the Douglaston one, remain open
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Despite a bankruptcy filing, grocery chain Fairway Market will keep its Douglaston location and other stores open for business. Rumors about Fairway Market’s financial perils were correct. The grocery chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, May 2, in a New York court, reported CNBC. According to reports, Fairway had been losing money every quarter since it went public […]

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