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Neglected Fountain of the Planets Has Few Friends in Queens Park

The fountain, built for the 1964 World's Fair, has become an eyesore in the decades since.

Astoria »

Queens' First Big Brewery in Decades Set to Open Next Week

SingleCut brewery is planning to open Dec. 8.

Woodside »

Tree That May Date to Revolution Deserves Landmark Status, Advocates Say

Local leaders and historians want the tree in Woodside to be designated as landmark.

Flushing & Whitestone »

Queens Women to Launch DAR Chapter, Host Genealogy Workshop

A genealogy workshop at the Queens Historical Society in Flushing will help locals trace their lineage.

Flushing & Whitestone »

Fence-Hopping Blogger Chronicles Fading 'Ghost Signs' Across New York City

Queens-bred shutterbug Frank Jump presents images from his new book at the Queens Historical Society.