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Op-ed: The spirit of giving
News Op-Ed 12/08/2013 at 2:37PM

COUNCILMEMBER JULISSA FERRERAS Every year, the holiday day season gives us an extra special opportunity to reflect upon our blessings and take time to give back to those we love. With Chanukah just ending and Christmas and Kwanzaa fast approaching, it’s clear that the spirit of giving is already in the air – almost everywhere [...]

‘This is Queens’ app launches
‘This is Queens’ app launches
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 6/27/2013 at 4:33PM

All of Queens is now available right in your pocket. The Queens Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of the “This is Queens” app for Android and iPhone mobile devices on June 27, in time for tons of tourists at upcoming major events in the borough. The app, which can be downloaded at ThisisQueens.com, is [...]

Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
Mets stars announce Sandy relief efforts, offer sneak peek of Queens Taste 2013
News Queens Tourism Council 5/13/2013 at 10:08AM

Legendary former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling and current outfielder Mike Baxter, a Whitestone native, headlined a small business luncheon at the Irish Circle Tavern in Rockaway Beach on May 7. In addition to signing autographs and posing for photos, the athletes discussed Citi’s local efforts to help rebuild after Hurricane Sandy and plugged [...]