VIDEO & PHOTOS: Thousands flocked to LIC waterfront for Fourth of July fireworks

The Long Island City waterfront exploded with life this past weekend as thousands of people from near and far traveled to the neighborhood to catch the 39th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks.

Seven Queens students accepted to the US service academies

Seven recent high school graduates from Queens will be all they can be in their college years after being accepted into various U.S. military service academies with the assistance of Congresswoman Grace Meng.

Plans for Willets Point mega mall blocked by appellate court

An appellate court blocked developers of proposed mega mall Willets West last week from using designated parkland without legislative approval, creating a major bump in the road to the project’s construction.

Capture the second LIC HENGE this weekend

The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) will host its second LIC HENGE event on Sunday July 12, where visitors to the Long Island City waterfront will be able to catch the sun setting as it aligns itself down 42nd Street in Manhattan.

Enjoy these free summer concerts across Queens parks

With the summer heating up, Borough President Melinda Katz announced on Monday a series of free concerts at parks around Queens — from a Beatles cover band in Bayside to reggae in the Rockaways — starting July 12.