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16 min ago | Hellenic News of America

2014 Zoullas Lecture Series Focuses on Greece's Heroism

"300: Rise of an Empire" movie mesmerized many Americans. The Chinese community of Queens New York was fascinated by Greece's heroic fight for freedom and Democracy against the super power Persia.

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4 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids

In this July 23, 2014 photo, young adults and small children accompanied by parents receive free lunches at the Get Ready 2 Go truck in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Refinery 29

The Best Outdoor Dining In NYC

Newsflash, people: It's summer, and that means you should be eating and drinking outside.

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DNAinfo.com

Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

Amid the din of traffic from nearby Atlantic Avenue, a busy Brooklyn neighborhood is the unlikely place where people can buy fresh, organic eggs, courtesy of more than a dozen hens who live in a community garden.

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DNAInfo.com

Upkeep of 191st St. 1 Train Passageway Blocked by Bureaucracy, Locals Say

Locals are fed up with filthy, dark and dangerous conditions in an underground tunnel that connects the 191st Street 1 train subway station at St. Nicholas Avenue to Broadway - but say their complaints to city agencies only lead to bureaucratic finger-pointing.

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NY1

Minivan Crash Kills Queens Father, Injures Four Others

Police say the driver, Anthony Boyd, 45, of Queens, jumped the curb on 21st Street in Astoria then hit the fire hydrant.

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Newsday

Juror deliberations to continue in Darrell Fuller double-murder trial

Nassau County PBA president James Carver speaks to media after closing arguments were made in court for Darrell Fuller, the man accused of killing Nassau Police officer Arthur Lopez and another man following a traffic stop in 2012 on the Cross Island Parkway.

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Newsday

Speeding driver dies in fiery crash on Southern State, police say

A Queens man was killed early Sunday after his car went out of control at a high rate of speed on the Southern State Parkway in West Islip and crashed into an overpass wall, New York State Police said.

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New York Daily News

Terror suspect linked to subway bomb plot will act as own lawyer

An Al Qaeda wannabe terrorist linked to the New York City subway bombing plotters has decided he will act as his own lawyer at his upcoming trial in Brooklyn Federal Court.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

1 dead, 6 injured in Queens minivan accident

Police say the minivan was traveling westbound on 35 Avenue just before 5 p.m. Sunday when it struck a curb and a fire hydrant before coming to a rest on its side.

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Detroit News

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

Paola Francisco, 16, right, Jennifer Feliz, 15, center, and Salma Bah, 16, work on a math problem as a group in an Upward Bound program, which serves as a pathway to college for students from low-income families, in New York.

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NY1

Brooklyn-Queens Greenway Advocates Bike for the Cause

Manhattan already has a greenway, a foot and bike trail that circles the island and advocates are now pushing for the completion of a similar greenway in Brooklyn and Queens.

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Zap2it.com

'Wicked Tuna': TJ Ott prefers his raw with soy and wasabi

The captain of the fishing boat Hot Tuna and mainstay of National Geographic Channel's unscripted Sunday hit "Wicked Tuna" prefers his tuna raw, thank you very much, with a little soy and wasabi on the side.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Retirees resume moves to less-taxing climes

Retired letter carrier Steven Ramos packs up his house in Queens, N.Y., to move to central Florida, where he estimates his living costs will drop by 80 percent.

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USA Today

NYC's lesser-known boroughs have a lot to offer

New York's boroughs outside Manhattan -- Brooklyn, Queens the Bronx and Staten island -- have much to offer out-of-town visitors.

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New York Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: 105th St. stop in Seaside

Dining options might be slim around the Beach 105th St. stop on the A train in Seaside, Queens, but these three businesses will keep you well fed - from your breakfast-before-the-beach, to the very last call.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Lyft launches in New York City

On Friday, July 25, 2014 at 7 PM Lyft launched in New York City after finalizing agreements to offer rides to city commuters.

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MyFoxNY

Friday Night Live: July 25, 2014

This is Fox 5's Friday Night Live, a weekly celebration of the end of the work week.

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Newsday

Queens man awarded $7.6M in Roosevelt Field mall accident

A construction worker has been awarded $7.6 million by a Manhattan jury four years after he was badly injured in a fall off a scaffold at Roosevelt Field mall, court documents show.

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Hyperallergic

New Nyc Id Cards Could Come with Free Museum Admission

New York City may lean on its cultural institutions to encourage adoption of a planned municipal identity card for undocumented New Yorkers, the New York Times reported .

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