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‘Queens Rising’ Kicks Off on June 4 With Dance and Music Performances at Queens Night Market
‘Queens Rising’ Kicks Off on June 4 With Dance and Music Performances at Queens Night Market

May 23, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

A new month-long initiative that aims to showcase the best of arts and culture in Queens will kick off in two weeks’ time.

The initiative, called Queens Rising, will launch with its first event on June 4 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

The festivities will run from 5 p.m. to midnight and a number of local music and dance performers are scheduled to perform. The event coincides with the Queens Night Market, a weekly food festival that is also taking place at the venue.

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New York City has more vacant apartments overall than it did five years ago even as units with monthly rents under $1,500 have dried up, according to a new report that also shows maintenance issues are surging across the board.

The highly anticipated 2021 Housing and Vacancy Survey (HVS) arrived a year late on Tuesday, delayed by the pandemic. A 91-page summary analysis of the report from the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development paints a vivid picture of the rental landscape across the five boroughs, the places where renters live — and what they can afford.

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