Watch short films by Queens artists at the Boulevard Film Festival in Sunnyside next week
Photo courtesy of Facebook/TheDOGandDUCK

A group of Queens-based filmmakers will hold a festival in Sunnyside to showcase the work of fellow artists. The Boulevard Film Festival will take place from July 15 through July 17 at three different venues in Sunnyside including the Thalia Spanish Theatre, Bar 43 and The DOG and DUCK. This year’s festival will showcase short films […]

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Local Roots CSA brings weekly farmshare to Onderdonk & Sons bar in Ridgewood
QNS/Photos by Maria Gotay

Care about where your food comes from and love surprises? CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) agreements are a great way of adding variety to your diet while also supporting local agriculture. Local Roots NYC has just started their summer season and delivers to Ridgewood, bringing the healthy harvest such as vegetables, fruit and animal products from local […]

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One Ridgewood corner has been a bottomless well of prostitution-related arrests for three decades now
Photos: Katarina Hybenova/QNS

An old Toyota almost goes unnoticed as it pulls over at the corner of Starr Street and Cypress Avenue at the Ridgewood/Bushwick border. Neon light from a nearby Chinese restaurant illuminates the sidewalks, painting the late night street bright yellow. A couple of patrons from a nearby quirky bar are smoking and talking on the […]

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MAP: Booming tourism in NYC is behind Jamaica’s rapid transformation
Photo: via NIMBY under Creative Commons License

With more than 50 million tourists flocking to New York City every year, developers are looking to build more hotels than ever — outside of Manhattan. Developers have their eyes set on the neighborhood of Jamaica in Queens as they plan to build more than a dozen new hotels in the community within the next five years.   […]

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Glendale residents are trying to ensure that ‘close to 40’ empty storefronts on Myrtle Ave. don’t fill up with sketchy massage parlors
QNS/Photo by Anthony Giudice

Too many storefronts on Myrtle Avenue in Glendale are vacant, and the glut of empty shops poses a challenge for those business owners hoping to bring a new Business Improvement District (BID) to the strip. Business owners came together at Mahalo New York Bakery on Friday morning to re-envision Myrtle Avenue with things they would like to […]

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