New roadway improvements expected to make Queens Boulevard safer for everyone
Photo via Department of Transportation

The “Boulevard of Death” is going to get a little safer this month. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to begin phase two of their Queens Boulevard Street Improvement Project, which will make the corridor between 74th Street to Eliot Avenue, in Elmhurst, safer for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The second phase of […]

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Ridgewood is the backdrop of the new NSFW indie drama about NYC teens
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Ridgewood has a rich legacy in cinema and it is about to about to get another, even juicier credit with the upcoming release of indie drama “White Girl.” How exactly the film will portray Ridgewood is still not entirely clear. But based on the trailer (watch below) and on VICE heralding it as “the most explosive […]

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Try these 7 sweet Forest Hills ice cream shops to help you cool off
All photos: Ruthie Darling/QNS

In case you haven’t noticed yet, New York City is boiling, and these past few weeks have been a scorcher. With temperatures in the high 80s (or 90s), everyone’s favorite cold treat, ice cream, has been our only solace. If we’re talking the best ice cream places in this city’s best borough, then the number one […]

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Infinite summer indulgence: 6 great waterfront restaurants in Queens
Photo courtesy of Vetro Restaurant & Wine Bar

Island living has its perks, and while we might sometimes forget about the waterways all around us – from river to ocean to sound – the sweltering days of summer have a way of beckoning us to shore. On hot days, search out cool breezes, stellar views and delicious eats at one of these six […]

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Watch short films by Queens artists at the Boulevard Film Festival in Sunnyside next week
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A group of Queens-based filmmakers will hold a festival in Sunnyside to showcase the work of fellow artists. The Boulevard Film Festival will take place from July 15 through July 17 at three different venues in Sunnyside including the Thalia Spanish Theatre, Bar 43 and The DOG and DUCK. This year’s festival will showcase short films […]

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