Flushing Meadows to hold free World’s Fair Anniversary Festival this June


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THE COURIER/File photo

A free festival, once again celebrating the 1939-1940 and 1964-1965 World’s Fairs, will be held at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this June with music, food and family-friendly activities.

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Star of Queens: Richard Hourahan, collections manager at the Queens Historical Society


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THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Richard Hourahan’s presentations can be seen by audiences all throughout Queens in various locations, with an estimated 7,000 people having attended an exhibit he produced for the World’s Fair Anniversary Festival in 2014.

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Come play the piano on the LIC waterfront


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Photo by Rob Basch

The community group Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and LIC Landing by COFFEED have come together with Sing for Hope to get a piano to Hunters Point South Park as part of the nonprofit’s public art installation which brings colored pianos to parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs.

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Astoria couple starts nonprofit to bring together international LGBTQ human rights activists


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Photos by Hugo Fernandes

Husband and husband duo Evan Davidoff and Hugo Fernandes founded the organization the Global Partnership for Emerging Leaders (GPEL) earlier this year with the goal of helping empower emerging leaders within the LGBTQ global community.

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Health Department to treat parts of Queens against West Nile


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Image courtesy of NYC Health Department

The city’s Health Department will treat parts of Queens over several days this week to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of West Nile virus.

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PHOTOS: Jackson Heights celebrates 23rd annual Queens Pride Parade and Festival


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Photo by Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office/Gallery by Angy Altamirano

Under sunny skies, Jackson Heights was filled with color and music Sunday afternoon as the neighborhood celebrated this year’s Queens Pride Parade and Festival.

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