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Citizens Bank supports Queens community with new initiatives and sponsorships

Apr. 11, 2024 By admin Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Citizens Bank announced a series of new initiatives to support a range of community programs in Queens over the summer, becoming the first-ever title sponsor of the Queens 10K.  The event, organized by New York Road Runners, is part of the organization’s Five-Borough… Read more »

Queens Night Market returning with new vendors and more space this month 

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Apr. 8, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Frugal foodies rejoice! Queens Night Market is returning to Corona on Apr. 27 for its ninth season.  Despite everything from groceries to eating out going up in price recently, all bites at the night market will remain affordably capped at $5 or $6. And in an effort to ease…
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Morton Povman: longest serving NYC Council Member, dies at 93

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Mar. 7, 2024 By Ethan Marshall and Czarinna Andres Morton “Morty” Povman, who was the longest-serving New York City Council Member, died Tuesday due to complications of pancreatic cancer. Povman served in the role from 1971-2001, representing what was initially New York’s 15th congressional district and later the 24th congressional district, which covers Forest Hills,…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Dec. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall As Christmas weekend approaches, people are already in the holiday spirit. This weekend, there will be plenty to do in the days leading up to Christmas, some of which are themed around the holiday.   Friday, Dec. 22   Nacimiento   This ballet performance explores pre-Hispanic rituals and the…
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International stars discuss roles in upcoming Queens Theatre production

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Oct. 26, 2023 By Rachel Butler A pair of famed international actors who are known from their work on the stage and on screen recently participated in a Q&A event about their upcoming play at Queens Theatre. Lupita Ferrer, a Venezuelan theater actress who has starred in movies such as “Mariana de la Noche,” “The…
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International Food Expo coming to the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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Oct. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park will be hosting Queens Together’s International Food Expo in November. Numerous Queens restaurants will be represented at this event, which is scheduled to run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 9. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample from and support the local restaurants taking part, while also contributing to Queens Together’s food relief efforts within the community. There will be unlimited tastings from over 40 different Queens restaurants and beverage companies. Additionally, there will be a cocktail bar hosted by Neir’s…
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MTA providing shuttle from 7 train to traveling Vietnam War Memorial replica in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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Sep. 26, 2023 By Bill Parry The MTA is working with the NYC Department of Veterans’ Affairs to provide shuttle bus service between the Mets-Willets Point 7 train station and Flushing Meadows Corona Park for all those wishing to visit the “The Wall that Heals,” a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., that honors the more than three million Americans who served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam conflict. “We are excited to partner with the MTA while The Wall That Heals is on display in Flushing Meadows Corona Park,” Department of Veterans’ Services…
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Queens Night Market to open for fall season on Sept. 16

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Sep. 12, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Queens Night Market will be making its return to Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sept. 16 for the fall season. It will be operating every Saturday from 5 p.m. to midnight until Oct. 28, when the season concludes with a Halloween-themed event. The Queens Night Market has welcomed more than 2 million visitors since it debuted in 2015. Over that same span, it has helped launch almost 400 new businesses across New York City. Its vendors and food have represented over 90 countries around the world. The market has remained busy thus far…
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MTA adding extra service on 7 line, Long Island Rail Road during U.S. Open

Aug. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry Officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) helped kickoff U.S. Open Fan Week on Aug. 21 at Corona Yard adjacent to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where the main draw gets underway from Monday, Aug. 28, and will run through Sunday,…
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