Kids and parents attended reading and exercise launch party at Ridgewood school
Photos courtesy Advocate Community Providers

Students at Ridgewood‘s P.S. 239 got the chance to grow their minds and bodies during the “Get Focused on Reading” launch party earlier this month. The “Get Focused on Reading” campaign is a summer-long series of community book fairs that reaches across New York’s public schools to promote healthy minds and bodies by bringing reading, exercise and […]

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Rockaway Brewing Company is opening a beach side bar in Far Rockaway
Photo: Albert Oeswadi/Google

Enjoy home-grown beer, and unlimited rays of sunshine at the exact same time. The Rockaway Brewing Company’s (RBC) soon to be launched pop-up beach beer garden La Playa in Ridgewood is not the only project hitting Queens this summer. The Long Island City-based brewery will also be temporarily implementing a beach side bar in the company’s original home of […]

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Filming of TV series BrainDead moves from Whitestone to Ridgewood. Watch a teaser
Photo: CBS

“BrainDead” love Queens! Earlier this week the new CBS comic-thriller series filmed stunts and crime scenes in Whitestone. Next, the cast and crew is moving into Ridgewood. On May 3, neighbors of 47-40 Metropolitan Ave. can expect the new series to be shooting scenes in the area at different times during the day between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Various […]

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Ridgewood and Bayside locations of Lucille Roberts gym are closing
Photo: Lucille Roberts

Queens women interested in staying healthy and in shape are losing two Lucille Roberts gyms. Members of Lucille Roberts locations at 55-05 Myrtle Ave. in Ridgewood and at 41-19 Bell Blvd. in Bayside received a letter stating that as of May 20, both locations will be closing. A Lucille Roberts employee told QNS on the phone that the lease […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Local lawmaker calls on MTA to delay start of M train repairs until emergency DOT project is complete
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

The traffic nightmare of next year’s repairs to the M train could be even worse. As the MTA begins preparations for Phase 1 of the project that will close the entire line for two whole months, they may run into some problems with the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) emergency replacement of the severely damaged deck of […]

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