Street fair in Astoria will take residents behind the scenes of movie production
Photos by Rene Carson for Museum of the Moving Image

Production crews have long been setting up shoots throughout Queens and the rest of the city, but one event will allow Queens residents to get a closer look at the world of film production. “New York on Location” is a day-long street fair in Astoria that will allow people to go inside more than 20 working […]

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PHOTOS: Mouthwatering food and eye-candy craft vendors took over LIC Flea & Food
Photos: QNS

A little rain and snow didn’t put a damper on LIC Flea & Food’s grand opening last weekend where thousands flocked for the best in food and flea that Queens offers. The clear skies predicted for this weekend will surely make a visit to LIC Flea & Food the perfect weekend plan. Open every Saturday […]

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Snowdays, a wildly popular shaved ice cream shop, will open a location in Forest Hills
All photos: @snowdaysnyc Instagram

Snowdays, makers of delicious, organic shaved ice cream, will be opening a location in Forest Hills. Brokers from Eastern Consolidated tell QNS that Snowdays have signed a 10-year, 480-square-foot lease at 72-24 Austin St. This is the third time that Eastern Consolidated has worked with Snowdays’ owner Tony Quach. The brokers have arranged a lease for Snowdays’ first location […]

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Goofy Rockaways surfing competition allows everything but actual surfboards this Saturday
All photos courtesy of Locals Surf School

Beginners’ foam top surfboards, boogie boards or even inflatable pool giraffes — as long as you can stand up on it, all is allowed in this Saturday’s surfing competition in the Rockaways! Locals Surf School is inviting everybody to compete in Foam Top Frenzy surfing competition this coming Saturday, April 2. “It is this goof ball idea we […]

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Mayor de Blasio defends affordable housing amendments in Bayside town hall
Photo by Alina Suriel/QNS.com

No question was too tall or too small for Mayor Bill de Blasio during a Bayside town hall meeting on Monday night that touched on everything from senior services and community policing to affordable housing and helicopter noise. Senior services took the center stage at the town hall, which took place at the at the Selfhelp Clearview […]

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