Queens Dinner Club will offer a sneak peak of fabled pitmaster’s new barbecue joint in LIC
Photos courtesy of Joe DiStefano and John Brown Smokehouse

Nothing says “summertime” like really good barbecue. That’s why the Queens Dinner Club’s next outing is a sneak peak preview of a new restaurant that local barbecue legend Josh Bowen plans to open in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City this fall. The group will get together at Mothership Meat Company, 27-20 40th […]

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Top 10 things to do in western Queens before the summer is over
Photo courtesy of @heyshaelyn

#1 Catch an outdoor movie. Click here for a roundup of locations screening films in the great outdoors, and read about how one Astoria resident has been hosting a film festival in his backyard for 10 years. #2 Eat in a restaurant’s backyard seating area. Bareburger (33-21 31st Ave.), Sek’end Sun (32-11 Broadway), Milkflower (34-12 […]

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UPDATE: Two men steal cash, jewelry and electronics from Sunnyside apartments
Inset photos via NYPD/ photo via Google Maps

BY ANGELA MATUA AND BRIANNA ELLIS Police are looking for two men who entered two Sunnyside apartments and stole cash and thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and electronics. The most recent incident occurred on Friday, July 29 between 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. The suspects unlawfully entered an apartment on 44th street through the […]

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RKO Keith’s will turn into condos; road rage accident results in death & 8 more popular stories in Queens this week
Photo by Yury Zap/Shutterstock

As much as we love to keep our readers happy, several news stories this week were extremely on the sad side. A landmark movie house RKO Keith’s in Flushing, purchased for $66 million, will be converted into a an upscale condo complex. Devastating stories across Queens included a Flushing man who was beaten to death after a road rage accident, […]

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Free Sunnyside concert honors local jazz legend’s genius on Saturday
Photo courtesy of Bix Beiderbecke Resources: A Bixography

Nobody played the cornet like Bix. The legacy of groundbreaking jazzman Leon “Bix” Beiderbecke will be honored with a free, outdoor concert featuring – what else? – his music on Saturday, August 6, in Sunnyside. (The Iowa native lived many years in apartment 1G at 43-30 46th St. off Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside.) The 16th […]

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