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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 79. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Showcase Wednesday  Come to Resorts World Casino New York City to watch Crossing Midnight. The first [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 88. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 8/24/2012 at 8:40AM

Queens Friday, August 24 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Take a whale and dolphin watching cruise, leaving from Riis Landing in Rockaway. Reservations required. 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Come to an evening of dancing under the stars at Gorman Playground. There will be music, face painting for children, and a raffle drawing. Saturday, August 25 11 [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/23/2012 at 7:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Cowboys & Aliens at Rockaway Beach Enjoy films, sand, waves and salty air at the same time in [...]

Weekend events in Queens
Weekend events in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/17/2012 at 4:40PM

Friday, August 17 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Both children and adults are invited to a fundraising event at the Forest Park Carousel to raise money for programs and services for those who have Alzheimer’s. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., “Taxi Driver” at the Museum of the Moving Image: Martin Scorsese’s dark, dyspeptic view of New York, made [...]

Restorations means Rockaway’s rocking
News Terence M. Cullen 8/14/2012 at 4:24PM

Rockaway is rocking its way to a promising destination for beachgoers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe ceremoniously cut the ribbon on Monday, August 6, at the completed $30 million restoration of areas of eastern Rockaway beach. The restoration included a 15,700-square-foot skateboard park, handball and basketball courts, playgrounds, climbing wall, performance space, [...]

What to do with the kids this weekend
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 8/10/2012 at 1:22PM

QUEENS Friday, August 10  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Attend the Star Wars Reading Day at the Long Island City branch of the Queens Library for a chance to win prizes and receive Star Wars giveaways. This reading day will feature a Star Wars craft station and other activities. 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Come for an [...]

Queens weekend events
News Billy Rennison 7/27/2012 at 4:00PM

Saturday, July 28 Noon – 2 p.m., 34th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow Wow: New York City’s oldest and largest pow wow will feature three days of intertribal Native American dance competitions to which the public is invited. Over 40 Indian nations are represented at this spectacular event held in the apple orchard on the farm grounds. A large [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/26/2012 at 6:32AM

EVENT of the DAY: Irish Music Concert in Sergeant Collins Park  Visit Sergeant Collins Park for a concert of Spirited Irish Music with a Global Twist. Admission free, all welcome. Jigs, reels and more. Catch the Celtic Spirit! Fiddle-guitar duo Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga with Tim Alworth on percussion. [Click here for more info or submit your [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/23/2012 at 7:30AM

Five people killed, including two children, in fiery Queens SUV rollover horror Five people were killed, including two children, after leaving a Nigerian heritage celebration in Queens early Sunday when their speeding SUV, swerving after blowing through two red lights, slammed into a concrete pillar, rolled over and burst into flames, police and witnesses said. Read [...]