Bell Plaza Sports Club in Bayside shuts its doors after 30 years in the neighborhood
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Gym enthusiasts who have long used the Bell Plaza Sports Club will need to weigh their options after the Bayside fitness center closed down after 30 years in the neighborhood. A notification was posted on the front door of 45-58 Bell Blvd., where the gym once operated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It stated that the location officially […]

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7 awesome things to do with your kids in Queens this summer
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Families that play together, stay together! Luckily, there’s no shortage of great opportunities to get outdoors with your clan this summer for some family-friendly activities right here in Queens. So grab your kiddies and make way for these seven fun- (and sun-!) filled things to do that the whole family will enjoy. 1. Row, row, […]

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Queens will get sprayed for a third time as city continues its war on Zika and mosquitoes
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The city isn’t fooling around with the threat of the mosquito-born Zika virus this summer. For the third time in two months, the Health Department will apply larvicide across marshy areas of Queens this weekend. The aerial spraying will take place from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on June 24-26, weather permitting.   The areas […]

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See which Queens neighborhoods will be sprayed this week to reduce Zika virus threat
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In addition to their usual annoying buzz and bite, this year’s mosquitoes come with a threat of Zika virus. Luckily, there is no local transmission of Zika virus in New York City at this time, and no West Nile virus has been detected either, but the adage “better safe than sorry” definitely applies this year. […]

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Here’s how to choose the best tiles for your project
Tiles Unlimited - How to choose the best tiles for your product

When you’re redoing a room or other part of your home, selecting tile is one element you can really have fun with. But, while shopping around and seeing all the different types and styles of tile that are available are exciting, the amount of choices you have can also make it an overwhelming endeavor. Here […]

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