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Find Waldo in Astoria and Long Island City

Find Waldo in Astoria and Long Island City

Waldo, the famous children’s book character, is turning twenty-five this year. The Story Nook is celebrating the occasion with twenty local businesses in Astoria & Long Island City. From Inside Astoria at 37-20 Ditmars Blvd, to Little Ones Pre School at 474 48th Avenue, participants are to hunt for a small figure of Waldo at […]

ARTBOOK in Queens

ARTBOOK in Queens

On June 3, ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 opened a new Magazine Store in MoMA PS1′s redesigned entrance. An expertly curated annex to the bookstore, the ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 Magazine Store will present the best of the current crop of international magazines in all genres—from intensely local food and fashion zines; to international art, theory, […]

A Highline in Queens?

A Highline in Queens?

A revived interest has developed over a 3.5 mile stretch of old Rockaway Beach Branch railroad that lies abandoned in Central and Southern Queens. Since rail service ended over 60 years ago, it has become a dumping ground for garbage, abandoned cars and other debris, and is one of the largest tracts of unused land […]

New Queens Schools 2012

New Queens Schools 2012

While school overcrowding is a very present issue for many of us, not much is presently being done to handle it.   This school year, four new schools opened in all of Queens to handle overcrowding.  Right now, there are several new school projects on the horizon that we thought you should know about.  Most of […]

Summer Reading in NYC

Summer Reading in NYC

The end of the school year is almost here and summer right around the corner.  Reading is a great summer hobby that kids can get into no matter where they are for the vacation. Here are some local resources for summer reading in Queens.