Broadway musical lovers, go see a Tony Award-winning producer at Queens Library this Thursday
Tony Award-winning producer Van Dean at Queens Library Thursday

Don’t you just love surprises? We do — especially when they involve Tony Award-winning, Grammy-nominated producer Van Dean (known for productions like “The Velocity of Autumn” and “Catch Me If You Can”). He’ll be making a surprise appearance at Queens Library (89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica) on Thursday, May 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to talk career highlights and […]

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The W train will likely be up and running in Astoria by November
File photo

The MTA’s transit committee voted to approve a plan on Monday that would bring back the W train as soon as November. An initial plan to resurrect the line was announced by the MTA in February. The W line would come back on weekdays and ultimately replace the Q train, which will be rerouted at […]

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Queens Council on the Arts 50th Anniversary Dance Party
Fab@50-5.20

2016 marks an important date for the arts in Queens. 50 years ago, creative visionaries much like you came together to found Queens Council on the Arts. On Thursday, May 26th Queens Council on the Arts takes on LIC Landing, the spectacular waterfront park, an event space set against the jaw-dropping backdrop of the Manhattan […]

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Queens Sports Authority stores will close down after all as entire franchise folds
Photo courtesy of Flickr/Daniel Oines

The game’s over for the Sports Authority in Queens and the rest of the country. The bankrupt sporting goods retailer announced Thursday it would shutter all of its locations, including its store on Woodhaven Boulevard in Glendale and on Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. Earlier this month, employees at both Queens locations vehemently denied […]

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Enter the nostalgia of the 5 best old-school diners in Queens
Interior of Clinton Diner in Maspeth

New York City restaurants come and go, and rarely survive the ever-changing landscape of this city in the long run. Diners, however, seem to be an exception to this rule. They are the institutions that stubbornly feed comfort food to generation after generation despite the changing tastes and trends in food. Feeding timeless meals, they manage to stand against the time […]

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