Queens Beer Week will take over 70 bars and breweries across the borough in May
Photos courtesy of Queens Beer Week

Raise your pint glasses and say cheers! The third annual Queens Beer Week is right around the corner. Queens Beer Week is a 10-day celebration of all things beer from the “World’s Borough” that stretches across more than 70 venues, with special events including tap takeovers, brewery tours and special releases. Though it officially starts on […]

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Here’s how Queens voted in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary
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The front-runners won over voters across Queens in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory in Queens over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gaining more than 61 percent of the vote. Queens Republicans, meanwhile, turned out in droves to vote for billionaire celebrity Donald […]

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These cute birds are holding up boardwalk construction in Rockaway Beach
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The Piping Plover, a cute endangered bird, is reportedly holding up reconstruction of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk. Rockaway Beach has been struggling to rebuild their boardwalk, torn up by Hurricane Sandy in October 2012, for what seems like an eternity. The $480 million restoration project has been marked by endless delays and struggles, from high winds threatening […]

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Try these 7 unique, only-in-Queens pizza slices
All photos: QNS/Joe DiStefano

New York City’s most diverse borough offers a wealth of different pizza styles, from old-school pizza parlors that hark back to the days of “Saturday Night Fever” and restaurants where Italian chefs insist on only using ingredients from back home to ethnic mashups and wood-fired creations. Here, in no particular order — I’d eat ’em […]

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City follows through on lawmaker’s request and repairs crumbling Queens overpass
QNS/Photos by Anthony Giudice

As the future of the Rockaway Beach line remains in question, one thing is not up for debate: the deteriorating stanchions are now much safer thanks to recent repairs. During a press conference in December of last year, state Senator Joseph Addabbo called on city agencies to repair the stanchions of Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) […]

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