Queens College had a pretty good Saturday Night Live cameo
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Larry David and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders may have been featured guests on this week’s Saturday Night Live episode, but Queens College also had a starring role in the program. The Flushing institution of higher learning was the setting for a taped sketch, “Bern Your Enthusiasm,” in which David played a neurotic version of Sanders that was similar to […]

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Son charged with fatally beating father in Flushing dispute
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Updated Feb. 6, 1:30 p.m. Police charged a 19-year-old man with fatally beating his father during an argument inside their Flushing home on Friday night. Dimitrios Safetis was booked on manslaughter, assault and weapons possession charges in the death of his father, 57-year-old Ioannis Safetis, inside their home on 190th Street near Utopia Parkway in […]

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Deepak Chopra will lecture at Queens College this Sunday (+ reader discount)
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Is mankind in the midst of a major paradigm shift in science? Do humans have the ability to influence the future evolution of the cosmos? Is there an ultimate reality? The answers to these existential questions will meld into advice on health and well-being on Sunday, when Deepak Chopra, an endocrinologist described as “the poet […]

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$2.5 billion for streetcar might be better used elsewhere: Transit expert
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BY JOSEPH B. RASKIN Last year, Mayor de Blasio called for the revival of plans for a subway line along Brooklyn’s Utica Avenue, first proposed over a century ago.  This year, in effect, he brought back an older plan for the development of a streetcar line along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront. The streetcar plan […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
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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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