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Online fundraiser launched to support popular LIC barber

May. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 23, 2024 By Queens Post News Team An online fundraiser has been launched to support a popular Long Island City barber who recently spent a month in intensive care while battling kidney and heart failure.  “Sal the Barber,” a popular figure at Ledo – The Art of Barber… Read more »

Sunnyside Gardens Park set for annual Memorial Day fair Saturday

Sunnyside Gardens (Photo by Michel Dorgan)

May. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Sunnyside Gardens Park is gearing up to host its annual Memorial Day Fair on Saturday, May 25. The fair, which runs from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., will be held rain or shine with a backup date of Sunday, May 26. Open to… Read more »

Queens dominates list of NYC’s most sought-after neighborhoods for roommates

Happy female couple holding a key while after moving into their new apartment.

May. 22, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Among the five boroughs in New York City, Queens is found to have the most ‘up-and-coming’ neighborhoods for roommates, according to a report by the roommate finding site SpareRoom. This conclusion was reached based on an analysis SpareRoom conducted of over 15 million roommate searches on their site from…
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Sky Farm LIC expansion celebrated by community members and leaders

May. 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 22, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Representatives from Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) gathered on Tuesday, May 21, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Sky Farm LIC, a one-acre farm located atop the Standard Motor… Read more »

Rental prices in Queens increase over 4% year-over-year: report

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May. 22, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The average rental price of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units in Queens increased 4.32% year-over-year in April 2024, according to a report by the real estate firm M.N.S. Real Estate. Studios in Queens had by far the biggest jump in rental price, rising 10.19% year-over-year, from $2,128 in April…
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Botched robbery in Corona, clumsy crook armed with flowers fails miserably

May. 20, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74531" align="alignnone" width="521"] Cops are looking for this suspect, who tried to rob a man in Corona and threw a punch that missed his face. Photo courtesy of the NYPD[/caption]
May 20, 2024 By Bill Parry

Five Queens startups win $20,000 each in 2024 Tech + Innovation Challenge

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May. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres A diverse range of businesses, including a yoga studio, an olive oil distributor, a female health care provider, a sustainable mushroom farmer, and an AI-powered physical therapy service, have been named winners of the 2024 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge (QTIC). Each winner will receive a $20,000 grant to…
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