Evelyn DeCoursey, president of 110th Precinct Community Council, passes away
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Evelyn DeCoursey, the president of the 110th Precinct Community Council for almost 10 years, passed away on Aug. 20, the NYPD said. DeCoursey, a Corona resident, presided over Community Council meetings and helped to establish a strong relationship between cops and Corona and Elmhurst residents. She was 82. “Evelyn was a pillar in the community,” said Janine […]

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Queens Dinner Club will offer a sneak peak of fabled pitmaster’s new barbecue joint in LIC
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Nothing says “summertime” like really good barbecue. That’s why the Queens Dinner Club’s next outing is a sneak peak preview of a new restaurant that local barbecue legend Josh Bowen plans to open in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City this fall. The group will get together at Mothership Meat Company, 27-20 40th […]

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25 delightful things to do in Queens this week, from a Honey Festival to an LIC Block Party
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Thursday, Aug. 18 1. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Taiwan and includes the film “Go Grindriders!” and traditional music by the Yuhan Su Band. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. See some stellar cinema at the Queens World Film Festival encore screenings, tonight featuring “Modern Ruin: A […]

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Bayside’s fish market/beer garden, Queens Boulevard closure & 8 other big stories from Queens this week
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The search to find Karina Vetrano’s killer dominated the headlines this week, all while her family held her funeral in Howard Beach. A couple of businesses made the top stories this week as a new fish and beer market is coming to Bayside, and Silver Barn Farms in Middle Village got a new owner who […]

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Upcoming closure of Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst will be a real weekend travel nightmare
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Traffic tie-ups on Queens Boulevard between Woodhaven Boulevard and the Long Island Expressway are normally bad on weekends, but it figures to be even worse come the weekend of Aug. 20-21. The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that it will close the six-lane main portion of Queens Boulevard between 57th Avenue in Elmhurst and 63rd Road […]

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