‘Snow day’ at Juniper Valley Park Saturday


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Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.

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City holds Snow Day at Juniper Park


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THE COURIER/Photo by Mike DiBartolomeo

When there is heavy snowfall the New York City Parks Department sometimes throws a special “Snow Day” in parks across the city with organized activities, such as supervised safe sledding, snowman building contests, best snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, music and complimentary hot chocolate. After the blizzard that hit on Friday, February 8, known as […]

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Watch out, 5th Avenue! Sunnyside to host holiday window contest


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Photos courtesy of Sunnyside Shines BID

Starting on Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District will be sponsoring the Holiday Window Contest, encouraging local stores to decorate their windows for the holidays.

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Astoria Tour de Bar to kick off on the first day of summer


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Image Courtesy of Uno Group/Alexis Cabrera

Astoria will start the summer with a bang and a few drinks.

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Summer season heating up…despite winter’s last blast of snow


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Photo courtesy of Camelbeach

For most ski areas throughout the country there are four seasons: Fall, winter, spring, summer and mud. As the snow begins to melt off the slopes and trickle down the mountainside, it pools at the base and soon rather large lakes, puddles and ponds are formed.  In some cases the ski resorts go into hibernation […]

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Astoria pol calls for potholes to be filled within 5 days or less


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THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Councilmember Costa Constantinides recently announced he had introduced a bill into the City Council that would require potholes to be filled within five days or less.

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