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Queens Taste returns April 29
Queens Taste returns April 29
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 4/18/2014 at 10:39AM

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) wants more people to — literally — have a little taste of Queens. The organization announced its Queens Taste 2014, the borough’s premier food and networking event, which will take place at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing on April 29.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/18/2014 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Friday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 51. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. Low 41.

Astoria first-grader wins national writing contest
Astoria first-grader wins national writing contest
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 4/17/2014 at 5:25PM

One Astoria first-grader has a prize-winning way with words. Isabella Taxilaga, a student at P.S. 122 Mamie Fay has been named the $1,000 grand prize winner of the nonprofit The Be Kind People Project’s national student writing contest.

De Blasio announces Sandy recovery overhaul
De Blasio announces Sandy recovery overhaul
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/17/2014 at 3:08PM

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major overhaul to speed up Sandy recovery Thursday, along with the release of a detailed report on the city’s response to the storm.