Take a vegetarian food tour of Jackson Heights this Saturday
Arepas de Chocolate from Arepa Lady

Here’s something for the herbivores. Howard Walfish, who created the website Lost Vegetarian, and QNS food writer Joe DiStefano will lead Vegetarian Delights of Jackson Heights, a guided tour of non-meat delicacies from South Asia to South America, on Saturday, May 14. Tickets for this roughly three-hour foodie trek cost $64.29 each, and the group will meet […]

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MadeinQNS pop-up boutique will feature exclusively locally made goods and food
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In the most diverse neighborhood in the country, this local shop is looking to promote the local color. Long Island City will soon see an influx of entrepreneurship with the arrival of MadeinQNS at Queens Plaza in June 2016. The boutique and pop-up shop will feature locally made artisanal, craft, design goods, home accessories and food products by Queens […]

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Yet another fancy tower with rooftop terrace and pool will grow in Queens Plaza in Long Island City
Photo via Google Maps

A development site at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City was just purchased for $23 million by Greystone Development. The New York-based development firm plans to erect a 23-story tower to “enhance the Long Island City skyline,” according to a press release. The building will house 117 residential units in a 105,000-square-foot space and […]

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Wyckoff Avenue could soon be closed for Ridgewood pedestrian plaza
Rendering courtesy Community Board 5

Part of Wyckoff Avenue in Ridgewood may eventually be closed and transformed into the neighborhood’s newest pedestrian plaza. In an attempt to curb dangerous driver and pedestrian activity, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has come up with a bold plan to permanently close the one-block segment of Wyckoff Avenue between Gates and Myrtle avenues for the plaza. DOT […]

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Don’t let these Subway changes on the N, Q and 7 ruin a nice weekend
Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Patrick Cashin

According to the weatherman, it appears as if we’ll finally be experiencing a weekend free of snow, rain or limb-numbing cold. In fact, the sun may actually make an appearance. So don’t be startled if you see people walking about in a leisurely fashion and not hustling to get out of the rain or running […]

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