Celebrate the unofficial start of summer at LIC Flea & Food with featured veteran vendors
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Are you sticking around the city for the Memorial Day weekend? Spend part of it enjoying all of the wonderful food and vendors that the LIC Flea & Food market has to offer! LIC Flea & Food is the perfect staycation for Memorial Day weekend. Forget working the barbecue this weekend and instead enjoy hot-off-the-grill […]

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PHOTOS: This is how you can charge your phone on the new ‘Millennial-friendly’ MTA buses in Queens
All photos: QNS/Brianna Ellis

If MTA cannot do anything about the bus delays, they hope that at least passengers will spend their trips more effectively thanks to the free Wi-Fi and charging ports. Last Tuesday, MTA rolled out the first batch of the new bus fleet that features Wi-Fi and USB charging ports. 75 buses will serve Richmond Hill, South Jamaica, South Ozone Park, Springfield […]

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Happy birthday! Middle Village is pretty fly for 200 years old
A trolley outside of the old Niederstein's Restaurant.

Get ready to celebrate Middle Village. This year marks the bicentennial for this Queens neighborhood! Middle Village was originally settled 200 years ago in 1816 and was established as the midway point for travelers going between the bays of Williamsburg and Jamaica, appropriately giving it the name Middle Village. Shortly after the Williamsburg-Jamaica Turnpike opened […]

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The most popular dog name in Queens will not surprise you
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If you named your pooch Bella after the heroine of the popular “Twilight” series, you should know that you are not as original as you might think. New York City’s Health Department just released the list of the most popular dog names of 2015 and it turns out that at least 1,127 Bellas are happily wagging […]

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Broadway musical lovers, go see a Tony Award-winning producer at Queens Library this Thursday
Tony Award-winning producer Van Dean at Queens Library Thursday

Don’t you just love surprises? We do — especially when they involve Tony Award-winning, Grammy-nominated producer Van Dean (known for productions like “The Velocity of Autumn” and “Catch Me If You Can”). He’ll be making a surprise appearance at Queens Library (89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica) on Thursday, May 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to talk career highlights and […]

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