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    Secret Theatre Upcoming Events

    The Secret Theatre provides top-quality drama at a theater near you! You don’t even have to save up for it. Grown-up drama and children’s fare are both happening at the not-so Secret Theatre (44-02 23rd Street, LIC). Read more

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    BBQ Recipes For Memorial Day

    Even if it seemed to take an age this year, summer is finally creeping up on us, and nothing quite kicks off the season like the festivities on and surrounding Memorial Day.

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    Once Up On The Roof

    We don’t lack for rooftop restaurants (see list at end), but there are other things to do when you want to live your life above it all.

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    Take Root At Green Space

    Green Space announced a diverse roster of new/emerging artists for its signature programs this June. Take Root will present an evening of work by Grant Jacoby & Dancers and Liz Charky on June 1 and 2, and Fertile Ground show Read more

Nightlife

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Plaxall To Host Local Artist Exhibit

Plaxall, a family-run plastics manufacturing business based in Long Island City, will partner with local artists to showcase art made from thermoforming, a process invented by Plaxall founder Louis Pfohl more than 70 years ago. 

Food

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Upgrade Your Summer Grilling Game

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves(if thick, cut horizontally into two evenpieces)1 bottle (12 ounces) Frank's RedHot Buffalo Wings Sauce, divided1/4 cup blue cheese or ranch dressing4 hard rolls, split1/4 cup blue cheese crumbleslettuce leaves (optional)

Health

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Once Up On The Roof

We don’t lack for rooftop restaurants (see list at end), but there are other things to do when you want to live your life above it all.
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Upgrade Your Summer Grilling Game

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves(if thick, cut horizontally into two evenpieces)1 bottle (12 ounces) Frank's RedHot Buffalo Wings Sauce, divided1/4 cup blue cheese or ranch dressing4 hard rolls, split1/4 cup blue cheese crumbleslettuce leaves (optional)

8th Annual LIC Arts Open

For eight years Long Island City has been host to what has become the largest arts festival in Queens, the LIC Arts Open. Each year the LIC artistic community comes together for an expansive, accessible, and fabulous celebration of their work.
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Plaxall To Host Local Artist Exhibit

Plaxall, a family-run plastics manufacturing business based in Long Island City, will partner with local artists to showcase art made from thermoforming, a process invented by Plaxall founder Louis Pfohl more than 70 years ago. 
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NY Mary From Dungloe Seeks Their 2018 Little Miss Mary

The New York Mary from Dungloe Committee is looking for their next Little Miss Mary New York 2018! Entries are now open for young girls between the ages of 6 and 12. The event will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 1 pm – 4 pm. 

Queens– The Language Capital Of The World

That’s not just hyperbole. According to a story in Business Insider (“Queens has more languages than anywhere in the world,” by Gus Lubin, Feb. 15, 2017), “There are as many as 800 languages spoken in New York City, and nowhere in the world has more than Queens, according to the Endangered Language Alliance (ELA).  
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RIOULT Dance NY Presents:

RIOULT Dance NY’s “Fables” celebrates the timeless stories common among the many cultures found in the borough of Queens. Inspired by the rhythmic narrative of Jean de La Fontaine’s “Fables,” choreographer Pascal Rioult brings to life familiar tales, such as the “Crow and the Fox,” the “Tortoise and the Hare,” and others. 
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Eduardo Anievas Cortines

Eduardo Anievas Cortines’ paintings encompass different subjects: figure, cityscapes, landscapes, abstractions, still lifes, and portraits. Central in much of Anievas’ work is the interplay between figure and background, using the figure as negative space to contextualize an abstracted, geometric background which becomes the subject of the painting.
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Vegan Recipes For The Barbecue

These recipes will delight you and/or your vegan friends. For the Memorial Day weekend, many will be barbecuing. We know the barbecue grill is practically synonymous with meat, but vegans like to celebrate too! Your can make these fabulous dishes ahead of time. Or as you’ll see the Black Bean Burger can be adapted to the grill.
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GEORGE’S

George’s at Kaufman Astoria Studio was reinvented on March 20th to stellar reviews from its many fans and this writer as well. Formerly the Astor Room, “George’s” tips its hat to the recently deceased George S. Kaufman, who founded Kaufman Astoria Studio, where stars such as W.C. 
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Astoria World Manor

Astoria World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 64 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. With six rooms that can accommodate from 50 to 1,000 people, you are sure to find one that suits you. Mr.
  
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