The New York Islanders may be moving on over to Citi Field, sources say
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There’s a chance that New York Mets fans will be sharing their sports enthusiasm with hockey lovers, since the New York Islanders may be moving to Flushing. According to Bloomberg News, the Islanders are in active discussions with the Mets owner Sterling Equities about building a hockey arena next to Citi Field. The Islanders, purchased […]

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Try these 7 sweet Forest Hills ice cream shops to help you cool off
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In case you haven’t noticed yet, New York City is boiling, and these past few weeks have been a scorcher. With temperatures in the high 80s (or 90s), everyone’s favorite cold treat, ice cream, has been our only solace. If we’re talking the best ice cream places in this city’s best borough, then the number one […]

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Bayside blood donors are promised free Mets tickets and snacks
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If you’re a baseball fan, here’s your chance to step up to the plate and earn free New York Mets tickets for donating blood in Bayside this summer. Assemblyman Edward C. Braustein is sponsoring the fourth annual Summer Blood Drive on Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center. Donors are encouraged to head over […]

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7 awesome things to do with your kids in Queens this summer
Courtesy of New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

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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You’ll be stunned by the million-dollar transformation of this once-empty lot next to a Ridgewood school
Photos courtesy of The Trust for Public Land and New York City

The once-barren asphalt lot at P.S. 75 in Ridgewood has been transformed into a state-of-the-art playground complete with a unique green infrastructure. The School Construction Authority (SCA) joined with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) — partnering with the Department of Education (DOE) — to bring this new schoolyard to life for the 500 pre-K to […]

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