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Rapper Ed Lover to Host This Year's Jamaica Fashion Show

The show seeks to promote Jamaica as a fashion district.  

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Jamaica Performance Spaces, Roads and Schools to Split $1 Million

An outdoor performance center won $450,000 under participatory budgeting program.

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School Projects Dominate Ballot for $1M in Funding in Southeast Queens

Southeast Queens residents will soon get to vote on 23 projects in their neighborhoods.

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Jamaica to Kick Off Summer with Ice Cream-Making Party and Music Festival

A free concert is scheduled for Friday, followed by a festival for children on Saturday.

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NYPD Starts Phone Survey to Elicit Feedback

The police started robocalling people throughout the city last week. 

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Jamaica Rolling Out Red Carpet for Local Designers at Fashion Show

The third annual “Jamaica Collections” is scheduled for June 7 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.

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Plight of Millennials Takes Center Stage at Queens-Based Dance Troupe

In-Sight Dance Company will perform its third ballet focused on issues facing millennials. 

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Carnegie Hall Brings Sound of World Music to Jamaica

Two free concerts will be held at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center in March.

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Bill Cosby to Help Celebrate Black History Month in Jamaica

'The Coz' will participate in a discussion at York College.

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Biggie Photographer Gives Jamaica Residents the Royal Treatment

Barron Claiborne, who photographed Biggie in a crown for his Rolling Stone cover, photographed locals.

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Century-Old Jamaica Company Makes Windows for Buildings Worldwide

The more than 100-year-old J. Sussman Inc. makes custom windows for churches and synagogues.

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Jamaica Performance Center Got $22M Refurb, But Can't Afford Shows

The Jamaica Performing Arts Center is often closed because it needs funds and can't attract events.

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Jamaica Avenue Tour Highlights Neighborhood's History

The tour will focus on the neighborhood’s recent changes.

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Jamaica Shakes Off Crime and Becomes 'Williamsburgish'

New housing and commercial projects contribute to the neighborhood’s ongoing revitalization.