Pumpkins and more at LIC Flea


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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This weekend, attend the Long Island City market in your Halloween costume to get you a discount of $2 off your first beer. And that’s not all. The market, located at the outdoor lot on the corner of Fifth Street and 46th Avenue, is also hosting special events for children with prizes.

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Queens Hindus to celebrate Diwali


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Buddy Singh

After a two-year hiatus, the annual motorcade in Richmond Hill celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali will drive down Liberty Avenue on Saturday.

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Former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. to face dunk tank for charity


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Peter Vallone Jr.

Katch Astoria, located at 31-19 Newtown Ave., will host a Carnival Party on Friday including a fortuneteller, performer from Coney Island, magician, and a chance to dunk Former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.

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Astoria woman releases Queens food guide


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Photo by Mark Bennington

Andrea Lynn released her fourth food book called “Queens: A Culinary Passport” on Sept. 30, providing a guide to the most diverse borough and the variety of ethnic cuisines it has to offer.

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New Yorkers brave rain for LIC Instagram meetup


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo via @jnsilva/Instagram

Even through the downpour, Instagrammers flocked to Long Island City for an early morning celebration this weekend.

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