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Sunset at Gantry Plaza State Park (photo credit: Clay Williams)
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We asked Joe DiStefano, author of 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss, for his suggestions for the perfect romantic places in Queens. Be sure to visit them with your special someone this...

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Passport and Stamps
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This February, Queens Library will join the rest of our country in celebrating the legacy and achievements of black Americans. In addition to our great schedule of Black History Month events, the...

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Lunar New Year 2019
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Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library! The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and it is a time to...

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Langston Hughes Flag
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This year, the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center and its Black Heritage Reference Center will be celebrating their 50th anniversary—an important milestone for Queens...

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Katy Butler (photo by Cristina Taccone)
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Katy Butler lives in California, but she feels a connection to Queens. In 2014, she spoke at Jamaica Hospital about death and dying. Butler’s first book, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, was...

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