Rockaway Beach will serve as a stage for environmentally minded dance series
All photos courtesy of Beach Sessions

While hoping to be a positive environmental force in her neighborhood, one Rockaway-based curator decided to bring an extraordinary dance experience to the beach. Established in 2015 by a Rockaway resident Sasha Okshteyn, Beach Sessions is a dance series that uses the sandy Rockaway peninsula as the stage and the ocean as the backdrop. This […]

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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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25 grand things to do in Queens this week, from a Taiwanese orchid show to a south Asian street festival
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Thursday, Aug. 11 1. Don’t get stung at The Joy of Beekeeping, a honey tasting and lecture on the importance of our apian friends by Ruth Harrigan of the Douglaston Garden Club. Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library (249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck), 3 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is […]

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VIDEO: This fantastic Rockaway Water Park will make its debut this Saturday
Photos courtesy of Tarzan Boat

Last one in the water is a rotten egg! With daring dives and joyful jumps, Rockaway Water Park will hold its grand opening on Saturday, August 6, at roughly 1 p.m. As part of the fun, the Tarzan Boat — a floating playground with a 14-feet-above-water platform, swinging ropes, two trampolines (Monkey Bounce and Gorilla Bounce), and […]

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25 stupendous things to do in Queens this week, from the Queens Book Fest to a classic car show
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Thursday, Aug. 4 1. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ethiopia and includes the film “Lamb” by Yared Zeleke and jazz band Arki Sound. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York City Building, Meridian Road), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Watch a fab film at Rooftop Films’ screening of “The Bandit,” with […]

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