Tag: flushing-meadows-corona-park

Citizens Bank supports Queens community with new initiatives and sponsorships

Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Citizens Bank announced a series of new initiatives to support a range of community programs in Queens over the summer, becoming the first-ever title sponsor of the Queens 10K.  The event, organized by New York Road Runners, is part of the organization’s Five-Borough Series and will see 14,000… Read more »

Queens Night Market returning with new vendors and more space this month 

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Apr. 8, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Frugal foodies rejoice! Queens Night Market is returning to Corona on Apr. 27 for its ninth season.  Despite everything from groceries to eating out going up in price recently, all bites at the night market will remain affordably capped at $5 or $6. And in an effort to ease…
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Morton Povman: longest serving NYC Council Member, dies at 93

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Mar. 7, 2024 By Ethan Marshall and Czarinna Andres Morton “Morty” Povman, who was the longest-serving New York City Council Member, died Tuesday due to complications of pancreatic cancer. Povman served in the role from 1971-2001, representing what was initially New York’s 15th congressional district and later the 24th congressional district, which covers Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Kew Gardens Hills, Briarwood and Fresh Meadows. After 31 years in office, Povman retired because of term limits. Povman was born and raised in Brooklyn. His parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. After graduating first in his class at Brooklyn Law School,…
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Queens Night Market set to return to New York Hall of Science April 13

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Jan. 25, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Queens Night Market is set to return for its ninth season every Saturday starting April 13 at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This year’s night market will be expanding its footprint in order to allow for more vendors to participate. Additionally, the…
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Queens native brings LA based dance group Bodytraffic to Queens Theatre for three performances this month

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Jan. 8, 2024 By Rachel Butler Los Angeles-based dance group Bodytraffic is coming to the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for three performances scheduled for Saturday Jan. 13 and Sunday Jan. 14. The group performed at the theater during the 2017/18 season, and Executive Director of the Queens Theater Taryn Sacramone said the…
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QNS Weekender: Six things to do in Queens this weekend

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Dec. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall As Christmas weekend approaches, people are already in the holiday spirit. This weekend, there will be plenty to do in the days leading up to Christmas, some of which are themed around the holiday.   Friday, Dec. 22   Nacimiento   This ballet performance explores pre-Hispanic rituals and the…
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