Red Nose Day is here! Help Queens Tiles Unlimited fight childhood poverty
Help Queens Tiles Unlimited fight childhood poverty

“Making a difference one square foot at a time” — that’s the mission statement of Glendale-based Tiles Unlimited, voted Best Tile Store in the Best of Long Island 2016 competition. Aside from being the local go-to shop for beautiful tiles, these guys are known for a history of good deeds. From donating 30,000 square feet […]

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Enter the nostalgia of the 5 best old-school diners in Queens
Interior of Clinton Diner in Maspeth

New York City restaurants come and go, and rarely survive the ever-changing landscape of this city in the long run. Diners, however, seem to be an exception to this rule. They are the institutions that stubbornly feed comfort food to generation after generation despite the changing tastes and trends in food. Feeding timeless meals, they manage to stand against the time […]

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Queens shoppers are not happy about the proposed 5-cent grocery bag tax
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The City Council is nearing a decision on a proposed 5-cent tax on paper and plastic bags used by grocery and retail stores, but Queens residents have mixed feelings over the idea. Councilman Brad Lander and Councilwoman Margaret Chin, the bill’s sponsors, indicated that the tax provides an incentive for shoppers to use reusable eco-friendly bags. […]

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Filming of TV series ‘BrainDead’ moves from Whitestone to Ridgewood. Watch a teaser
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The “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. […]

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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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