MAP: Share of million-dollar homes in Queens is rising
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In just four years, the share of million-dollar homes in New York City has risen from 7 percent to 12 percent, according to a report by Trulia. The report, titled “Million Dollar Creep: Where Seven Figure Homes Are The New Normal,” was released on May 19 by the real estate site. The findings concluded that overall, the share of […]

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Blink gym is opening its fifth Queens location in Woodside
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After opening its fourth Queens facility in Ozone Park last month, Blink Fitness has opened yet another gym in the “World’s Borough,” this time in Woodside. Blink Fitness is bringing their value-based operation to 56-02 Roosevelt Ave., where fitness junkies can get workouts that won’t hurt their wallets. The Woodside gym will have 70 pieces of […]

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MAJOR FUN ALERT: Dive into these top 10 outdoor pools in Queens this summer!
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If you’re sick of sizzling in the summer sun, why resist taking a dip in a cool and cleanly pool? Skip out on the sand and dive head first into some of the best outdoor pools in Queens. Five Freebies The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation offers free outdoor pools that are set to open […]

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Celebrate Memorial Day at parades and vigils in Queens neighborhoods this weekend
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Queens communities will commemorate Memorial Day in grand style with a host of parades and memorial vigils scheduled for this weekend, including America’s largest Memorial Day parade in Little Neck/Douglaston. All are invited to participate in the various events honoring those who served in defense of the country through the years. Among the events are the […]

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PHOTOS: Jackson Heights celebrated Buddha’s birthday this past Sunday
Photos: QNS/Anuz Thapa

Around 500 people gathered on Sunday at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights to mark the 2,560th birthday of Lord Gautam Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Dressed in their ethnic costumes, people of Nepalese and Tibetan origin were specially seen at the event. Dozens of Lama Gurus (Buddhist priests) cited a special prayer in the celebration. Ani […]

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