Anticipation Builds: Astoria Pool Possibly Reopening for a Splashing Summer in 2024!

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Astoria, Queens, is abuzz with hopeful whispers as the possibility of Astoria Pool reopening for the summer of 2024 looms on the horizon. Nestled in the heart of this vibrant neighborhood, Astoria Pool has long been a cherished haven, offering a refreshing escape from the summer heat and a hub of community activity. Located between…

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2024 Queensboro Dance Festival Tour announces new partnerships and locations. Save the Dates: June 8th to September 15th, 2024

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The Queensboro Dance Festival (QDF) is back on tour with over 30 free dance performances, themed parties, and classes throughout Queens outdoor spaces June 8-Sept 15, 2024, announcing its fresh lineup of all Queens-based dance companies, new locations, and new partnerships as they expand their programming across the borough. The tour’s opening event on June…

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The Best May Events in Queens


May is bursting with a myriad of events across various categories, promising something for everyone. Whether you’re seeking cultural immersion, artistic indulgence, or simply a fun day out, this week’s offerings are abundant and diverse. From guided tours showcasing the rich history and vibrant culture of Queens to riveting theatrical performances and dynamic dance festivals,…

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Check Out These Fun Things To Do in Queens!


Tax Day is never fun in the United States. Luckily, Queens softens the blow with a huge trivia contest, cherry blossoms, a Pet Day celebration, Mexican dance, macrame, and brisket. April 12, Panorama Challenge, 6 pm. This annual trivia contest is about all things NYC. Via a massive game board, teams of 10 players (or so)…

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Queens Taste 2024 Is Served On May 21


The Borough’s Biggest Bash Is Back at the New York Hall of Science with Exquisite Food, Inspiring Beverages, and Top-Notch Networking Queens Economic Development Corporation and Queens Tourism Council proudly announce that Queens Taste 2024 is set for the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Tuesday, May 21, from 6…

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Queens Restaurant Seeks Visual Artists For Major Community Mural Project


Frank Ottomanelli has just released a second Request For Proposals for the community mural at Ottomanelli’s By The Water. He’s already installed five sections, and now he’s looking for more art as he builds a roughly 11,000-square-foot, three-foot-high panorama that’ll wrap around his concession’s outside dining area in Hunter’s Point Park South. “The goal is…

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Give Me Astoria: A Neighborhood Guide Featured in The New York Times

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In the ever-evolving landscape of New York City’s neighborhoods, Astoria has shone brightly as a true gem. Have a read though this Sundays’ New York Times article: Astoria, Queens: ‘A Mix of Traditional and Trendy’ , it’s only fitting that Astoria takes its well-deserved place in the spotlight. And right at the forefront of this…

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Explore National Dog Month in LIC this August

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Here is a list of some LIC businesses who are celebrating National Dog Month this August: ·         The Baroness Dog Beauty Pageant Wednesday, August 30, 6 p.m. – The Baroness presents “HAUTE DOG,” a furry fashion show with free entry, first 25 pups get a free gourmet ‘doggie hot dog.’ ·         Frank Ottomanelli’s on the Water  First two…

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Marina Fakiris Has a Goal to Bring Quality Water to the Community


SPONSORED STORY Health and wellness are just some of the new ‘it’ trends. Many of us are inundated with wellness hacks and fad diets or weight-loss tricks what seems like each day of the week. However, are these tips and tricks actually doing anything substantial to improve our health? Take ‘healthy water’ for example. Chances…

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Astoria Pool will be closed for the entire summer of 2023

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The Astoria Pool in Queens will be closed for the entire summer in 2023 due to repair work, city officials said. “We never close amenities unless absolutely necessary, and unfortunately, Astoria Pool will be closed this summer for needed repairs to the pool tub and mechanical systems — at nearly 100 years old, many of…

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