Astoria teacher raises funds to build vegetable garden in classroom


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Photo by Marlena Nadler

Students at one Astoria school will be planting the seeds for healthier eating.

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Astoria composer and ‘Saw Lady’ featured in new Richard Gere movie


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Photo courtesy of Michelle Nishry

The musical piece titled “Lullaby for the Forgotten,” written by composer Scott Munson and performed by Natalia Paruz, also known as the “Saw Lady,” is featured in the upcoming film “Time Out of Mind” starring Richard Gere.

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Queens ‘Zombie Ride’ to encourage safe biking


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Photo courtesy of Kidical Mass NYC

Advocacy organization Kidical Mass NYC will be hosting its third family bike ride and the first in Queens on Saturday, Oct. 25 through parts of Long Island City and Astoria.

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LIC startup offers independent musicians feedback from public


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Audiokite

Think music startups and you don’t usually think Queens. However, for Long Island City resident Alex Jae Mitchell, basing his business in Queens was a no-brainer.

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Council member slams Astoria Cove project in hearing


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Rendering courtesy of STUDIO V Architecture

A member of the City Council’s Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises called the affordable housing portion of the Astoria Cove project “a joke.”

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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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Sunnyside-based NY Shamrock Soccer Club continues to grow after over 50 years


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Photo by Dinos Avlonitis

One Sunnyside-based soccer club has been taking the field for over 50 years and only plans on getting stronger and bigger.

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