Trio behind Queens Bookshop aims to raise money to open bookstore after last Barnes & Noble closed down
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The closure of Barnes & Noble in Forest Hills and Bayside sparked strong emotions among Queens residents who would no longer have a general purpose bookstore in the area. But three former employees are looking to open a bookstore that will fulfill every bibliophile’s needs. Vina Castillo, Natalie Noboa and Holly Nikodem all met and worked […]

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What’s taking so long? Little Neck wonders when Marathon Parkway will be repaved
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Marathon Parkway in Little Neck feels more like a bumpy, country road than a city street these days. Community members in the area voiced their concerns about the Department of Transportation‘s (DOT) delay in resurfacing Marathon Parkway between Little Neck Parkway and Northern Boulevard. “They need to do this quickly because going over these lumps and […]

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Bayside community board meeting addresses Zika virus and other environmental issues
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Deputy Commissioner Christina Farrell of the NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) addressed the city’s emergency tactics in response to issues like the upcoming hurricane season and public concerns about the Zika virus at this week’s Community Board 11 meeting. Farrell ensured attendees of the community board, which serves Queens neighborhoods of Bayside, Whitestone, Bay […]

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March Madness Bay Terrace Gem 2br/2ba
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Grand 2br/2ba apt includes hardwood floors and a separate kitchen. Stainless steel frig, stove, microwave and dishwasher! Walk in closets and Balcony view of the water!!

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Explore the Queens ethnic food festival and more happenings this weekend
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“Spring forward” is this weekend, which means it’s time to set our clocks ahead one hour as we recognize Daylight Savings Time. It also means we lose an hour’s sleep. Let’s all take a moment to collectively groan, scream or otherwise lament a cherished sixty minutes in the comfiness of our beds lost. But look […]

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