Participate in Great Backyard Bird Count at Queens Botanical Garden on Saturday
Photos courtesy of Shari Romar/Queens Botanical Garden

It’s cold, and there’s more snow than food on the ground, but American robins, red-tailed hawks, and ring-necked pheasants are among 50+ bird species roaming through Queens Botanical Garden these days. It’s time for some basic mathematics. The Flushing nature spot is seeking volunteers to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count this Saturday, February 13, from 11 […]

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Attend town hall meetings on snow removal response in Jackson Heights & Corona
Photo via Twitter/@SenatorPeralta

After residents, elected officials and even Mayor Bill de Blasio were disappointed by the cleanup response to Winter Storm Jonas in Jackson Heights and Corona, local politicians are holding two town hall meetings to exchange ideas for a better response plan. Queens residents took to social media to voice their anger at the unplowed streets in the […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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The Tribeca collapsed crane is owned and operated by Queens companies
Keith V. Smith

The tower crane that collapsed on a Manhattan street on Friday morning and killed a pedestrian is owned and operated by firms based in Queens, according to the mayor’s office. Long Island City’s Bay Crane owned the huge rigging device operated by Maspeth’s Galasso Trucking and Rigging Inc. that fell onto Worth Street in the TriBeCa […]

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Queens hit with slushy snow for morning commute
(Photo: MTA New York City Transit / Marc A. Hermann)

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Queens is in for another slushy weekend. The borough woke to the morning commute with two inches of slushy snow on the ground, and more in store later in the day, including limited visibility, temperatures in the low 30s, and wind chills in the 20s. If you left your hat and gloves […]

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