After the snow falls, check out these top sledding spots in Queens

If the weather forecasts for the weekend are accurate — and when are they ever not accurate (ahem) — the city is in for its first major snowstorm of the season this Saturday. Even modest estimates in the “World’s Borough” start at 6 inches. So pull the toboggan out of moth balls, wax up the rails on the […]

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Brooklyn man cuffed for robbing, killing Elmhurst woman in Kissena Park
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Updated 3:23 p.m. Detectives cuffed a Brooklyn man on Monday accused of robbing and slashing to death an Elmhurst woman in Flushing’s Kissena Park. Christopher Sobers, 25, was indicted on first-degree robbery, second-degree murder and other charges in the October death of Qing Qing Kiemde, 28, of 45th Avenue in Elmhurst, who worked at a nearby […]

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‘Tis the season to attend holiday concerts in Queens
Photos courtesy of Adriana Lopetrone

The music. The lyrics. The costumes. There’s nothing like a holiday concert. It reinforces tradition, enhances family love, and brings a community together. The second and third weeks of December constitute the peak season for this kind of gig, and some of NYC’s best performances will take place in Queens. The following is a chronological […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Enjoy some delicious variety of cheeses, finish (or start) your holiday shopping, take a photo with good ol’ Santa and do more at these events around Queens. Saturday, Dec. 5 The inaugural Great Northeast Cheese Fest will be held at Flushing Town Hall. Enjoy a diverse selection of cheeses from over 30 regional artisanal creameries […]

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Ultimate Toys for Tots drop-off location list

Brighten up the holidays by donating new unwrapped toys to TOYS FOR TOTS. You’ll bring joy to a child and make yourself feel good in the process. Since its founding in 1947 by USMC Major Bill Hendricks, Toys for Tots has distributed nearly half a million toys to more than 230 million children. Here are […]

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