Community garden in Ridgewood gets name, and its creator is honored by local lawmakers
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After a week of voting and much input from the community, George Negoescu, creator of the beautiful community garden on the Glendale/Ridgewood border, has decided on a name for his project: Ridgewood Garden. There were several options for the name of the garden and plaza area that Negoescu has spent much of his personal time […]

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Maker Faire organizers claim that simultaneously held festival featuring Kanye West is a ‘poorly planned mega concert’
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The organizers of Maker Faire, a county fair that encourages students to engage with technology and crafts, are concerned with the addition of 30,000 to 50,000 people that will descend upon Flushing Meadows Corona Park as part of The Meadows Festival. The Meadows Festival, a music and art event headlined by Kanye West and The Weeknd, will take […]

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Kanye West, The Weeknd to headline The Meadows Festival at Citi Field
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The organizers of Governor’s Ball, the three-day festival held on Randall’s Island, announced that they will be bringing another festival to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in October. The Meadows Music and Arts Festival will take place at Citi Field on Oct. 1 and 2 with headliners such as Kanye West, The Weeknd and Chance the […]

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Queens summer staycation: Explore borough’s 5 best local getaways
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Are you looking for a peaceful and serene setting to spend your summer weekends? Don’t worry about your gas mileage; these top five getaways are right here in Queens! 1. Gantry Plaza State Park  (Long Island City) If you love to witness extravagant views of the midtown Manhattan skyline, illuminating the Empire State Building and more, Gantry Plaza […]

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See the NY State Pavilion light up tonight after outdoor documentary screening
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The New York State Pavilion has gone through a transformation in the last few years, with a fresh coat of paint and a projected light show being the latest improvements. On Thursday at 8 p.m., the documentary “Modern Ruin,” which recounts the pavilion’s history, will screen next to the 52-year-old structure on the festival lawn before […]

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