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#WeeklyColumn | June 16 – 22, 2016

Credit: Kimberly Phyfe

June 16 to June 22:

  It looks like the busiest week ever! Internationally famous musicians such as Mumford and Sons, Disclosure, and Mobb Deep come to town this week. They meet strong competition from Brick Fest, a fashion event, a solstice celebration, four symphony concerts, Haitian writers, Guyanese independence,
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#WeeklyColumn | June 9 – 15, 2016

June 9 to June 15:

Queens is the most diverse county in the United States, with more than half of its residents hailing from a foreign country. So this upcoming week of events is typical. Consider the following: British deejays, Greek short stories, Korean and Indian film, Syrian and
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#NewsFlashes | Bilingual comedy makes U.S. debut in Queens this weekend

Starting on June 3:

The housing crisis is about to take center stage in Sunnyside. Thalía Spanish Theatre presents the bilingual United States premiere of Apartment for Sale (Tenant Included) or Se Vende Piso (con Inquilino) for four weeks, starting on June 3. Tickets are $25 each, and the English
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#MonthlyPicks | June ’16 by Samantha Cintron

Good Eats:

One of the greatest – and most unsung -- things about Rockaway is its fantastic food scene. Let’s start with Community House, a family-friendly gastropub at the old Irish Circle site. The service is great, and the fish tacos and mini-burgers are excellent. Plus, it’s spacious
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#WeeklyColumn | June 2 – 8, 2016

June 2 to June 8:

The outdoors is everywhere! This means live music, a beer festival, running races, performance art, movies under the stars, nature programs, guided tours, a flea market, and even volunteer opportunities en plen air. But there are comedy shows, lectures, a film festival, and plenty
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