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Western Queens assemblyman launches clothing drive for migrants, asylum seekers

Mar. 2, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Assemblyman Juan Ardila is partnering with several local businesses in his western Queens district to launch a clothing drive for new migrants and asylum seekers. Ardila said that with the massive influx of migrant workers entering the district, he wanted to support those in need with new clothes. “Over the…
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Queens Together celebrates launch of Eats in Queens Restaurant Month

Mar. 1, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Members of Queens Together and restaurant owners across the borough gathered at Nangma Restaurant in Elmhurst on Wednesday, March 1, to celebrate the beginning of Eats in Queens Restaurant Month. In total, more than 185 restaurants across Queens are taking part in the event, with around three dozen organizations…
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Check out these upcoming St. Patrick’s Day parades and events across Queens

Mar. 1, 2023 By Tammy Scileppi  Across Queens, lucky leprechauns, young and old, are thinking shamrock green and eagerly anticipating the borough’s St. Patrick’s Day parades and events. So, get ready for Emerald Isle-themed marching bands, pipe players, Irish step dancing and all kinds of festivities. And don’t forget to wear that special color! Parade…
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United Skates brings back roller skating fun to Atlas Park in Glendale

Feb. 28, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann United Skates of America, which is celebrating 50 years of roller skating fun, is kicking off the spring season with the grand re-opening of its pop-up outdoor roller skating rink at The Shops Atlas Park, located at 80-00 Cooper Ave in Glendale, on April 1 from 12:30 to 9…
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Ridgewood Rides launches petition to protect pedestrian, cyclist access to Ridgewood Reservoir

Feb. 28, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Ridgewood Rides, a grassroots organization that protects people’s right to bike, is petitioning to save pedestrians’ and cyclists’ access to the Ridgewood Reservoir. The petition advocates for installing bike lanes along Cypress Avenue and widening sidewalks along Cypress Avenue and Vermont Place, both of which lead to the entrance to…
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