Tag: new-york-hall-of-science

Queens Night Market returning with new vendors and more space this month 

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Apr. 8, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Frugal foodies rejoice! Queens Night Market is returning to Corona on Apr. 27 for its ninth season.  Despite everything from groceries to eating out going up in price recently, all bites at the night market will remain affordably capped at $5 or $6. And in an effort to ease…
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Residents pack town hall hosted by Sen. Ramos to debate proposed casino development and alternative plan

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Feb. 9, 2024 By Athena Dawson Hundreds of people gathered at the New York Hall of Science for a town hall hosted by state Sen. Jessica Ramos Wednesday evening to provide encouragement—or disapproval—of the proposed casino plan by Citi Field or the alternative Phoenix Meadows proposal. A huge line wrapped around the building as residents waited in anticipation to get inside. Part of the massive crowd were required to go into a standby auditorium to watch a live stream of the town hall via Facebook. The meeting, the third to be held by Ramos, was significant, since she said she…
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Queens Night Market set to return to New York Hall of Science April 13

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Jan. 25, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Queens Night Market is set to return for its ninth season every Saturday starting April 13 at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. This year’s night market will be expanding its footprint in order to allow for more vendors to participate. Additionally, the…
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Hard Rock International CEO pitches Metropolitan Park opportunity with Queens business community

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Jan. 25, 2024 By Bill Parry As New York Mets owner Steve Cohen and Hard Rock International look to build support for a plan to redevelop a 50-acre parking lot to the west of Citi Field into “Metropolitan Park“—which would consist of a casino, an entertainment complex, hotels and 20-acres of park space—Hard Rock hosted job and info sessions earlier this month at the New York Hall of Science in Corona and at The Queensboro restaurant in Jackson Heights. More than 250 small business owners, community-based groups and workforce development organizations participated in the sessions to learn about job opportunities…
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Annual ‘Day of Kings’ celebration held by Assembly Member Cruz and AAFE in Corona

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Jan. 8, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann One day before the official Día de Los Reyes or “Day of the Kings” celebration on Jan. 6, Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and Assembly Member Catalina Cruz hosted AAFE’s annual Three Kings celebration at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Corona.  Día de Los Reyes or ‘Day of the Kings’ also known as Epiphany, is widely celebrated in many Latin American countries and honors the Three Wise Men who followed the star to Bethlehem and arrived 12 days after Jesus’ birth on Jan. 12. The men came bearing gifts of gold,…
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International Food Expo coming to the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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Oct. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park will be hosting Queens Together’s International Food Expo in November. Numerous Queens restaurants will be represented at this event, which is scheduled to run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Nov. 9. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample from and support the local restaurants taking part, while also contributing to Queens Together’s food relief efforts within the community. There will be unlimited tastings from over 40 different Queens restaurants and beverage companies. Additionally, there will be a cocktail bar hosted by Neir’s…
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Check out these upcoming Halloween-themed events in Queens

Halloween Backdrop. Halloween Pumpkins In Spooky Forest At Night. Gloomy forest sunset with haunted evil glowing eyes of Jack O’ Lanterns on scary halloween night. 3d rendering

Oct. 23, 2023 By Nevine Salameh Prepare for a spooktacular Halloween season with ghoulish events across Queens to get you, your family, friends or date into the spooky spirit. Whether it’s wandering through chilling haunted houses, dressing up for costume parties or showcasing your artistic side with pumpkin carving, there is a wide selection of fall and Halloween festivities across the borough. Here’s your guide to navigating this ghostly harvest season. Thursday, Oct. 26 First Annual Jar Bar Halloween Bash The Jar Bar is inviting all creepy crawlers to bring their friends and dates to the first annual Jar Bar…
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