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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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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25 entertaining things to do in Queens this and next week including Woodside’s Flower Parade and LICHenge
Queens will be filled with silletas this weekend!

Wednesday, July 6 1. Stretch it out with Yoga in the Garden, with a community music performance and picnic to follow. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 9:30 a.m., $6. 2. See some splendid cinema at Socrates Outdoor Film Series, tonight showing “The African Queen.” Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), dusk, FREE.   […]

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Police removed a 5-foot escaped pet snake from a Woodside warehouse
Photo: Robert Stridiron

New York City may seem like a jungle, but no one should be running into an exotic snake at their place of work. That is exactly what happened to workers at a Woodside’s Xd Xiao Dong Trading Corp warehouse, located at 51-26 59th St. “The snake was black, about 1.5 meters [about 5 feet],” employee Tony Lin told […]

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