What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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Queens Library Presents authors Susan Choi and Cecily Wong in conversation
Susan Choi and Cecily Wong

Queens Library Presents… Authors Susan Choi and Cecily Wong Join them for a fascinating discussion about their unique experiences, their journey to become accomplished writers and the challenges that they continue to face. Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.* Manducatis Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101 Get tickets here Directions […]

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Queens designers will compete in ‘Project Runway All-Stars’ beginning next week
Photos courtesy of Zach Dilgrad

Some of Project Runway’s most accomplished designers will compete on the Lifetime show’s All-Stars season next week and two of those stars have ties to Queens. Astoria’s Sam Donovan, 25, a contestant on “Under the Gunn” and Ridgewood’s Alexander Pope, 40, who competed on season 12 of the show, are both back to show off their design skills […]

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New assistance program aims to help Flushing businesses grow
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been selected by city agencies to offer several new business assistance programs as part of the launch and first phase of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative.” According to Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Executive Director John Choe, Flushing 2050 is a long term visioning process to enable members […]

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Subway service changes to affect 15 lines this weekend
Photo by MTA / Patrick Cashin

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the City’s subway lines. The MTA is advising customers to allow for extra travel time if they rely on any of these trains. 1 From 11:45 p.m. Friday, January 29 to 5 a.m. Monday, February 1, South Ferry-bound 1 […]

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