Hip-hop programming at Queens Library presents the Artistry of DJ’ing and Cuisine with DJ Neil Armstrong
Queens Library event DJ Neil Armstrong

Join Queens’s DJ Neil Armstrong, former tour DJ for Jay Z and Adidas Global Ambassador. He has DJ’ed everywhere from shows backing up Jay Z at Madison Square Garden, to clubs around the world. This event is part storytelling and part workshop. Neil will go over how he got started in his career, providing insights […]

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Last chance to network with Long Island’s premier leaders next Tuesday at Kings of Long Island
Kings of long Island

This spring, New York City’s premier business event is coming to Long Island. On Tuesday night, April 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Blvd. in Great Neck, the Star Network will host its inaugural “Kings of Long Island” awards ceremony and networking expo. The event concludes with raffles prizes, all […]

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Middle Village fears that mayor’s zoning text amendments may change their community for the worse
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There goes the neighborhood? With the City Council approving Mayor Bill de Blasio’s two zoning text amendments this week, some Queens residents are now worried that the physical landscape of their community may grow too high. The zoning text amendments, Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) and Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQA), may open the door for developers to come into the […]

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Ask the Mayor: What should I do if I suspect an illegal conversion in a building next door?
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QNS and the Mayor’s Office are proud to present a new weekly column in which Mayor Bill de Blasio answers your questions about issues that concern you the most. If you have a question about anything going on in the city, in your neighborhood, or on your block, we want to hear from you! Email us at […]

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Queens Library celebrates Chinese heritage and culture with a new program
Queens Main Street and Roosevelt Avenue in 1935

Did you know New York City has the largest Chinese population outside of Asia? In fact more Chinese-Americans and Chinese immigrants live in Queens than any other borough. That’s nearly 400,000, more than 22 percent of the 2.25 million New Yorkers that call the “World’s Borough” their home. It is only fitting that Queens Library partnered with […]

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