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Community rallies to preserve Queensbridge composting as Parks Dept. eviction looms

Apr. 24, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Apr. 24, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Elected officials and environmental advocates rallied on the grounds of a nationally recognized community composting site in Long Island City on Friday to prevent the NYC Parks Department from evicting the non-profit organization that operates it. The Long Island City composting site underneath… Read more »

Rap legend Nas honored with mural in Queensbridge for ‘Illmatic’s 30th Anniversary

Apr. 23, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_73185" align="alignnone" width="700"] “Illmatic30” was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the seminal musical masterpiece album from rap star Nas, who grew up across the street in the Queensbridge Houses. Photo by Paul Frangipane[/caption]
Apr. 23, 2024 By Bill Parry

Queensboro Dance Festival unveils Summer 2024 lineup and venues

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Apr. 22, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Summer 2024 Queensboro Dance Festival, slated to run from June 8 through Sept. 15, will include more than 30 scheduled performances at various venues throughout the borough. Dance performances, themed parties, and classes are among the events that will be held in various outdoor spaces. Attendance for each…
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Stacy Bliagos, executive director of HANAC, talks senior services and youth programming with QNS

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Apr. 19, 2024 By Athena Dawson Stacy Bliagos, executive director of HANAC, an Astoria-based Hellenic non-profit organization, spoke exclusively to QNS about the organization’s dedication to helping Queens’ most vulnerable residents.  Originally founded in 1972 by reporter George Douris, the Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee (HANAC) is a social services organization based out of Astoria…
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Spring refresh: 10 unique home stores to check out in Western Queens

Apr. 18, 2024 By admin Apr. 18, 2024 By Amanda Salazar Spring isn’t just a time for cleaning — it’s also a time of fresh starts and renewal. If you’ve been considering redesigning your home, now is the perfect time to renew your space. Whether it’s as big as a complete overhaul of your home’s… Read more »

Queens to launch new Diversity Tech Hub in Long Island City

Apr. 18, 2024 By czarinnaandres Apr. 18, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Queens Borough President Donovan Richards revealed plans for a new diversity tech and innovation center in Long Island City, slated to open next year. The facility is set to become a hub for 50 emerging startups, fostering innovation and promoting diversity within… Read more »