25 splendid things to do this week in Queens, from shadow puppets to a warehouse art party
Photo: courtesy of New York City Shadow Puppet Slam

Thursday, July 28 1. Embrace Asia during the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of film and video work by artists of the Asian diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m., FREE. 2. Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Ecuador and includes the film […]

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HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ was shot all around Queens including Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens and LIC
Photos courtesy of HBO/Craig Blankenhorn

By looking closely at the setting of HBO’s latest crime drama, “The Night Of,” Queens residents may see some familiar places. The eight-part series follows Naz, a shy Pakistani-American college student, who after a one-night stand with a stranger in her home, wakes up to find her stabbed to death.   Created by Richard Price and Steven […]

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MTA unveiled new designs for subway trains and stations
Photos courtesy of MTA

Open cars, wider doors, Wi-Fi and charging stations are just some of the features included in the new subway cars unveiled by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday. As part of the $27 billion, five-year MTA Capital Program, 1,025 new subway cars will be enhanced and 31 stations will be completely renovated. Up to 750 trains will have […]

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Derailed maintenance car on Woodside LIRR causes massive delays
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Updated 7/18, 12:19 p.m. Several trains on the Long Island Rail Road were diverted or canceled this morning after a track maintenance car in Woodside derailed. The non-passenger maintenance train derailed at about 11 p.m. on Sunday, which caused delays and some westbound trains to be canceled or diverted to Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn and Hunterspoint Avenue […]

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Man attempts to rape woman in front of a Woodside apartment complex
Inset photo courtesy of NYPD

Police are looking for a man who attempted to rape a 24-year-old woman outside of a Woodside apartment complex last month. On June 9 at 10:30 p.m., the victim was standing in an outdoor lobby at 66-14 Woodside Ave. when the suspect approached her from behind, pushed her against the wall and pulled down her pants, police said. The […]

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