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Schneps Media hosts Senior Health and Wellness Expo, presented by VillageCareMAX, in Flushing


Nov. 8, 2023 By Rachel Butler A free Senior Health and Wellness Expo hosted by Schneps Media and presented by VillageCareMAX took place on Thursday Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Sheraton Laguardia East Hotel in Flushing. The event included expo tables from various health and wellness organizations serving seniors including VillageCareMAX, Hearing Life, Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, The W Group, Clear Captions and much more. “VillageCareMAX maintains a strong relationship with members in the Flushing community. We have a Community Center located on Main Street, so for us it’s important for the community to know…
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‘A huge win for everyone’: Mets owner Steve Cohen unveils $8 billion Metropolitan Park plan near Citi Field

Steve Cohen

Nov. 7, 2023 By Bill Parry Mets owner Steve Cohen is hoping his $8 billion “Metropolitan Park” plan unveiled Tuesday is a home run with the city and community, as it includes a 20-acre public park alongside a casino, hotels, food hall and music venue. Partnering with entertainment giant Hard Rock International, the Metropolitan Park plan aims to create a year-round entertainment complex on a 50-acre “vacant asphalt” parking lot just west of Citi Field that has not served the community of fans to its full potential. “It’s time the world’s greatest city got the sports and entertainment park it deserves,”…
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‘LIC Bulbfest’ returns to Long Island City waterfront for ninth year

Nov. 1, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The annual ‘LIC Bulbfest,’ hosted by the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC), will be taking place on the Long Island City waterfront for its ninth year on Saturday. The event is scheduled for Nov. 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunter’s Point… Read more »

Drugs and guns worth millions seized from abandoned home in Queens


Nov. 1, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan A Jamaica man was indicted as a major trafficker after illicit drugs, including fentanyl, estimated at over $10 million in street value were seized from an abandoned house in Bellerose.  The stash was discovered by a contractor who arrived at the boarded up single family home on 88th Road on May 30 following the sale of the property. After stumbling upon large quantities of illicit narcotics and guns out in the open, he proceeded to call 911 and take pictures of the significant stockpile before leaving to relay his findings to the NYPD. “[Fentanyl]…
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Revel opens largest EV fast charging station in Queens at the JACX in LIC

Nov. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry One of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the nation now features the largest public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging station in Queens. Revel, the Brooklyn-based EV infrastructure and rideshare provider, opened the LIC Superhub on Nov. 1 in the accessory garage of the JACX, Tishman Speyer’s 1.2 million-square-foot mixed-use… Read more »

Check out these upcoming Halloween-themed events in Queens

Halloween Backdrop. Halloween Pumpkins In Spooky Forest At Night. Gloomy forest sunset with haunted evil glowing eyes of Jack O’ Lanterns on scary halloween night. 3d rendering

Oct. 23, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Prepare for a spooktacular Halloween season with ghoulish events across Queens to get you, your family, friends or date into the spooky spirit. Whether it’s wandering through chilling haunted houses, dressing up for costume parties or showcasing your artistic side with pumpkin carving, there is a wide selection of fall and Halloween festivities across the borough. Here’s your guide to navigating this ghostly harvest season. Thursday, Oct. 26 First Annual Jar Bar Halloween Bash The Jar Bar is inviting all creepy crawlers to bring their friends and dates to the first annual Jar Bar…
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