A 70-lb metal beam fell on a construction worker at Flushing’s SkyView Parc
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

A construction worker at the site of Flushing‘s SkyView Parc condominium development was injured when a 70-pound metal beam fell on his back on Thursday morning, authorities reported. Police said the 31-year-old man was hit with the debris at 131-07 40th Road at around 7:42 a.m. According to the Fire Department, the worker suffered bodily trauma […]

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7 astonishing events to celebrate Lunar New Year in Queens
The Courier/Photo by Dominic Totino Photography

With everyone talking about the first Lunar New Year recognized in the city’s public school calendar, many are wondering where to go this week to celebrate the holiday and the arrival of the Year of the Monkey. Here’s a short roundup of places holding events to honor the Lunar New Year in Queens this month: 1. Lunar […]

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Where to see Santa in Queens this season

’Tis the season for giving, lighted trees, boughs of holly and mistletoe. But no Christmas would be complete without the jolly old gent in the suit of red. Fortunately, Santa always takes time from his busy schedule to visit Queens during the holidays. Here’s where you can get your “ho, ho, ho” fix this season: […]

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Second building in Flushing’s Sky View Parc development sells $85M in condos
Photo courtesy of Onex Real Estate

The second building of luxury residences in Flushing’s Sky View Parc mixed-use project has already sold $85 million worth of condominiums in its opening weekend. The building, dubbed “Grand Two,” is one of three which will ultimately make up the multi-phase luxury development located above The Shops at SkyView Center, a 700,000-square-foot retail mall. Units […]

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The Queen’s Cartoonists bring swing-era music, written for classic cartoons, to listeners
Photos by Irina Fateycheva

A new band made up of Astoria and Jackson Heights residents is bringing a fresh, yet vintage, sound to the ears of audiences throughout the city. The Queen’s Cartoonists, made up of six Queens musicians, was formed when pianist Joel Pierson made the move from Washington, D.C., to Jackson Heights after getting married to a […]

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