Two NY Cosmos soccer stars recall their humble beginnings in Queens
Photos courtesy of the New York Cosmos

Queens has produced some of the biggest and brightest stars across all forms of entertainment. Two players on the world-famous New York Cosmos soccer club have called Queens their home since arriving in the United States as children. David Diosa and Sebastian Ignacio Guenzatti Varela both came to America in the early 2000s as young […]

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Queens Library has a new CEO: former Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott
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Opening a new chapter in its history, the Queens Borough Public Library is tapping former Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott as its new leader. The library’s board of trustees announced late on Monday that Walcott would become the library’s new president and CEO, taking the helm from Bridget Quinn-Carey, who operated Queens Library on an interim […]

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Golden Gloves 2016 to host seven fight nights in Queens
Photo courtesy of JP Yim

Keep an eye out for matches located near you! Queens residents will have seven chances to watch the Daily News Golden Gloves Tournament in the “World’s Borough” as the championship celebrates its 89th anniversary. The Golden Gloves tournament is an annual boxing competition open to non-professional boxers age 16 and over. It was founded in 1927 […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

WEATHER ADVISORY: Possible adverse weather conditions may lead to cancellation or rescheduling of the events this weekend. Please confirm with venue before traveling to any event. Explore the night sky, take your tween to a yoga class, attend a bake & book sale, and do more at these events around Queens Ongoing Can’t stop watching cat videos online? The Museum […]

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Katz touts progress across Queens in latest State of Borough address
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“Only in Queens” was the theme of the State of the Borough address given by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Thursday, and she used that phrase to talk about the good, the bad, and how far we still need to go to achieve her vision for the “World’s Borough.” During her speech at Queens College in Flushing, […]

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