LIC Arts Open, Queens’ largest art festival, will take over 60+ venues across the neighborhood
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For the sixth year in a row, Long Island City artists will open their doors to the community and give residents a sneak peek into their worlds. LIC Arts Open, Queens’ largest art festival, was started by Richard Mazda, who is also the founder of The Secret Theatre, an arts center located in the neighborhood. […]

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After Elks Lodge facade was destroyed, LIC residents vow to hold developers accountable
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After construction workers were spotted on Tuesday destroying parts of the facade of the Elks Lodge, a building that Long Island City residents are trying to landmark, many gathered at its steps on Wednesday to protest the destruction. The Elks Lodge, located at 21-42 44th Dr., is slated for demolition to make way for luxury condos. But developers […]

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Fast and furious gang from south Queens stole 27 cars for illegal racing
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Six people have been indicted for allegedly stealing dozens of cars over the last two years for parts, sale and use in street races, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Laurelton’s Everald (aka Rambo) Ivey, 27, and Jamaica’s Cashawn (aka CC) Lee, 31, led the ring that allegedly stole […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
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Immerse yourself in the world of cat videos, take the kids to learn how to make tacos, enter a Ping-Pong tournament, and do more at these events around Queens Ongoing Don’t know what to do with your Christmas tree now that the holiday season is over? The NYC Department of Sanitation will be collecting Christmas […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

See a World Premier theatrical production, attend a vintage items and collectibles auction, properly dispose of unwanted tech gadgets, and do more at these events around Queens Saturday, Jan. 9 The Secret Theatre presents the WORLD PREMIERE run of “City Girls and Desperadoes,” a strictly limited 10-dates-only series of performances from January 7th through January […]

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