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What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 10/19/2012 at 5:06PM

QUEENS Saturday, October 20 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., At It’s My Park Day, New Yorkers volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs by taking part in local volunteer projects and free family-friendly, cultural, fitness and arts events. Just find a local park that is hosting an It’s My [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/12/2012 at 12:12PM

QUEENS  Saturday, October 13 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., At the 11th Annual Harvest Festival in Jamaica there will be cook-offs, cooking demos, live music, food tastings and arts andcrafts, such as making a scarecrow, pumpkin decorating and face painting. There will also be magic shows, colorful clowns and cowboys. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., [...]

No. 7 subway service disrupted for five weekends this fall, beginning tonight
No. 7 subway service disrupted for five weekends this fall, beginning tonight
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/05/2012 at 12:04PM

Starting October 5, No. 7 line service between Manhattan and Queens will be suspended for five weekends due to planned subway work. Trains won’t run between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza, from 11:45 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday during the weekends of October 5-8, October 19-22, October 26-29, November 9-12 and November 16-19. For alternate [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/28/2012 at 10:23AM

QUEENS Saturday, September 29 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Join the Friends of the Ridgewood Library for their semi-annual Fun Day, where there be a flea market, crafts, reading in the garden and more. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., The National Estuaries Day Festival commemorates Little Neck Bay, the local estuary. Meet people from health [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/14/2012 at 11:59AM

QUEENS Saturday, September 15 11:00 a.m. (last ticket is sold at 4:30 p.m.), On Saturday, the Amazing Maize Maze, a 3-acre interactive corn maze, opens at the Queens Country Farm Museum. 12 p.m. – 3 pm, Commemorate the Constitution’s birthday by learning about the document and how it was written at King Manor’s Hands-on History: Constitution Celebration. [...]

Amy’s Bread moves to LIC’s ‘Flour District’
Amy’s Bread moves to LIC’s ‘Flour District’
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/08/2012 at 3:29PM

When Amy Scherber, owner of Amy’s Bread, found out that there was no more rentable space in Chelsea Market to hold her expanding business, she knew she needed a larger facility where it would be easy to load and make deliveries to her Manhattan stores. “We loved our space there, but we just didn’t have [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/08/2012 at 9:01AM

QUEENS Saturday, September 8 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., This first-ever LIC Block Party will feature artist-led activity tents, a stage with live music, interactive performances and a community-built, large-scale temporary sculpture. Guests will also find the Artist Market with a selection of the best affordable and functional art and objects and a family-friendly food [...]

Queens renters most likely to date outside borough, says survey
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2012 at 5:27PM

A Rent.com survey of New York renters found that 25 percent don’t want to date someone who lives outside their borough. The percentage was almost equal across the boroughs, but Queens residents were the most willing to date people who live in other areas of the city, with 23 percent saying no to dating elsewhere. Twenty-eight percent of [...]

Day trips in and around Queens
Day trips in and around Queens
Entertainment Cristabelle Tumola 8/23/2012 at 6:19PM

QUEENS Forest Park Myrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South between Brooklyn-Queens County Line and Park Lane This large park has 165 acres of trees, a golf course,  riding trails, historic carousel and more. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria Learn all about the magic of film at the country’s only museum [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/22/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight EVENT of the DAY: Family Karaoke Night at Manducatis Rustica At this Long [...]