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Queens gets its own Monopoly: Call for locals to shape the board

Feb. 13, 2024 By admin Feb. 13, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Roll the dice, Queens! Entertainment giant Top Trumps USA will launch a Queens edition of board game classic Monopoly this fall and is seeking the input of Queens residents and businesses to capture the true essence of the borough. Top Trumps has collaborated… Read more »

Girl Scout cookie season kicks off in Queens

Feb. 5, 2024 By admin Feb. 5, 2024 By Jada Camille and Czarinna Andres It’s a cookie lover’s favorite time of year: local Girl Scouts will begin selling their beloved treats online and outside of Queens storefronts. From Feb. 1 until the end of April, Daisies, Brownies, Juniors and more will be collecting orders for Thin… Read more »

Best Productivity Apps to Keep You On Track this New Year

Jan. 6, 2024 By zgewelb Jan. 6, 2024 By Amanda Salazar New year, fresh start. Now is a great time to start trying out new ways to keep yourself on track and focused on your work. Whether you’re a student, have a full-time job or are somewhere in between, these nine productivity apps can help… Read more »

Eating healthy without breaking the bank

Jan. 2, 2024 By admin Jan. 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Eating healthy is often perceived as an expensive endeavor, with organic produce and specialty health foods often sold at a premium price. However, with some savvy meal planning, it’s entirely possible to maintain a nutritious diet without straining your budget. Here, we’ll explore some… Read more »

NYC earthquake: 1.7 magnitude tremor originating in Astoria

Jan. 2, 2024 By admin Jan. 2, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Residents of western Queens, Roosevelt Island and the Upper East Side of Manhattan got a shaky start to the week Tuesday morning, with a 1.7 magnitude earthquake centered in Astoria. The seismic activity was recorded at precisely 5:45 a.m., according to the United States… Read more »

Join the Mulchfest magic: Recycle your Christmas tree in Queens starting Dec. 26

Dec. 21, 2023 By Kirstyn Brendlen It’s the mulch wonderful time of the year! Mulchfest, the city’s annual Christmas tree “tree-cycling” program, is returning to Queens starting Dec. 26. From Dec. 26 to Jan. 7, residents are invited to take part in the tradition by dropping their live Christmas trees off at one of 15 Mulchfest… Read more »

Kirsten Gillibrand, U.S. Senator, New York Senator

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Dec. 20, 2023 by Jill Carvajal Senator Kirsten Gillibrand doesn’t shy away from a big fight. She is chair of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel, and she also serves on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Senate Agriculture Committee, and Senate Aging Committee. Senator Gillibrand talks about her professional journey,  her plans to […]

“New York’s Funniest Stand-Up” with Matt Koff

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Dec. 6, 2023 by Jill Carvajal The “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up” competition recently celebrated its 15th year as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival both founded by Caroline Hirsch of Caroline’s on Broadway. New York’s Funniest and previous winners have gone on to become some of the biggest names in comedy. Matt Koff, […]

Meeting the Wireless Demands of NY with Mike Finley

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Nov. 29, 2023 by Jill Carvajal Ongoing advancements in technology and continued collaboration between the public and private sectors will be essential to meeting the unique demands of highly urbanized environments like NY. Boingo Wireless is one of the companies that provides solutions to this challenge.  Mike Finley, CEO of Boingo Wireless talks about what it […]

Queens Night Market to conclude 2023 season with halloween spectacle

Oct. 19, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The Queens Night Market is poised to wrap up its 2023 season with a Halloween-themed finale set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 28. Now in its eighth year, the annual tradition promises an evening replete with costume contests and big-ticket prizes, ensuring that families and friends of all… Read more »