Immigration documentary on Flushing woman to be screened in LIC


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Image courtesy of No Le Digas A Nadie

After years of not speaking out, Angy Rivera is ready to share her story with Queens viewers during the Long Island City screening of the documentary surrounding her life.

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Teens from Little Neck and Flushing to serve as US Open ball persons


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Photo courtesy of New York Junior Tennis and Learning

Two Queens kids from the NY Junior Tennis and Learning (NYJTL) program will be front and center as ball persons at the U.S. Open next week to assist their favorite players throughout the games.

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Flushing gets its first craft cocktail rooftop bar


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Photos courtesy of Leaf Bar and Lounge

Leaf Bar and Lounge, owned by Todd Leong and Helen Lee, is an Izakaya-style bar that looks to pair crafted cocktails with Taiwanese and American small plates — also described as xiao-chi or small eats.

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20-year-old Flushing man indicted for terrorism support


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A 20-year-old Queens man was indicted this week for his support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and for wielding a knife at a federal officer, officials announced.

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State senators butt heads over Flushing pedestrian plaza plan


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THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

The project has state Senator Tony Avella at odds with a legislative colleague, state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, who represents the district where the street is located and supports the plaza proposal.

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