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Who Was Jane Jacobs? In honor of Jane Jacobs’ 100th birthday, Queens Library presents Jane Jacobs @ 100: A View of Western Queens. This event includes a live interview with Gianna Cerbone, owner and chef of...
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20-04-2016 04-20-2016 No tlaffernis 1

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1 Comment Urban activist Jane Jacobs Events Library activist, city planning, development, gentrification, gianna cerbone, jane jacobs, Long Island City, manducatis rustica, queens library, queens new york, urban planning, western queens, writer tlaffernis
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QUEENS LIBRARY & FRIENDS OF THE HUNTERS POINT LIBRARY PRESENT "THE SOLAR POWERED LIBRARY" ALL SUMMER IN GANTRY PARK Queens Library and the Friends of Hunters Point Library are pleased to announce a special series of library services coming to the Gantries all summer long. All activities are free. Beginning May...
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27-05-2014 05-27-2014 No jwalsh 0

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News Library 2014, gantry park, hunters point, LIC, Long Island City, mobile library, pop-up library jwalsh
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Window Farming with LIC Eco-Teens During our first environmental science program for teens at Queens Library at Long Island City, Greening Library staffer Gil Lopez worked with some teen patrons to install a Window Farm in the...
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07-08-2015 12-20-2013 No glopez 0

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Gardens Greening eco-agents, eco-teens, hydroponics, LIC, Long Island City, plants, Teens, window farm glopez
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Happy 100th Birthday, Grand Central Terminal! Grand Central Terminal will be celebrating its centennial all year long, and though the train station is located in Manhattan, there's a reason Queens buffs can share in the pride and...
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07-02-2013 02-07-2013 No 0

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Grand Central Terminal Statues in Long Island City Queens History Library archives, Grand Central, Grand Central Terminal, history, Long Island City, mythology, photographs, Queens, sculptures, trains Mary Kearl
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Made in Queens: The Worst American Fighter Plane of World War II The New York Times reported that recently — just off the island of Midway, where the pivotal naval battle of the Pacific War was fought 71 years ago — archaeological divers discovered...
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23-01-2013 01-11-2013 No jwalsh 0

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History Library aviation, battle of Midway, Brewster Buffalo, dogfights, JetBlue, Long Island City, Marine Corps, Midway, WW II Jeremy Walsh
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