Exhibit Shows Track Life Ahead Of Belmont

BY FRANCO FINO As the Belmont Stakes draws closer, Flushing Town Hall is laying the groundwork to display a traveling exhibition that will delve into the backstretches of New York State. Stable Viewers: Life in the Backstretch of the Thoroughbred Racetrack will commence on June 5th, a day ahead of the Belmont Stakes, along with […]

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Boomer Dance Party

If you’re a baby boomer looking to remember the Golden Oldies, one Queens Boomer has the place for you Forest Hills native Michael Franco is hosting. For a baby boomer, it is difficult to find a place where ages 50+ can be surrounded by great food, music, drinks and most importantly, their fellow generation; all […]

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Orchestra Season Finale To Help Nepal

BY DOMENICK RAFTER Editor in Chief The Queensboro Symphony Orchestra will conclude their first season this Sunday with a special concert benefitting the victims of the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal. The performance will be held this Sunday, May 31, at Mary’s Nativity Church in Flushing. Led by maestro Dong-hyun Kim, the orchestra will perform […]

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‘Mad Men’ Exhibition Extended Thru Aug.

BY CARMINE CARCIERI Matthew Weiner’s “Mad Men” exhibition, which opened March 14 at Museum of the Moving Image, has been extended through the summer and will close on Sunday, Sept. 6. Carl Goodman, the Museum’s executive director announced the news on Tuesday, pointing to the tremendous feedback they received from New Yorkers. “A landmark TV […]

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Flushing House Hosting Jazz This June

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ New York State’s largest not-for-profit, Independent Living retirement community will be home to the second annual “Jazz Up In The Sky” fundraiser. The event will be held on June 19th from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the Flushing House Rooftop. The purpose of the event is to raise money for the […]

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2nd Annual World’s Fair Train Show

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ The Queens Botanical Garden will be hosting the 2nd annual Memorial Day weekend World’s Fair Train Show. The festivities will begin Saturday, May 23, and continue through Monday, May 25. The show will be open to the public all three days from 10 a.m.-5p.m. The trains will be provided by the Long […]

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Hear The Sounds Of The Musical Saw

BY ARIEL HERNANDEZ Astoria’s own, Natalia “Saw Lady” Paruz, will be presenting the 11th NYC Musical Saw Festival on Saturday, May 30, at Trinity Church in Astoria. Paruz started playing the musical saw in the subways of New York City, which led to playing for audiences all around the world for over a decade. She […]

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Arts Open May See Biggest Turnout Yet

BY DANIEL OFFNER Staff Writer Queens’ largest art festival returns to Long Island City, from May 13-17, when artists, residents, businesses, tourists, government, art collectors and enthusiasts will gather for the 5th annual LIC Arts Open. “It’s hard to believe that five years have passed since a seemingly innocuous conversation led to founding of an […]

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Visit The Oldest House In Queens This Sunday

If you’re looking to stay indoors this weekend, why not do it at Queens’ oldest house. This Sunday, May 17, the 17th Century Bowne House in Flushing will participate in the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s Sacred Sites Open House Weekend. Bowne House will be open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. At 2 […]

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