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Bayside Historical Society - Archives, exhibits, events, and publications of the 35-year-old society.

Concerned Citizens of Laurelton - This community group works to "maintain the beauty and quality of life for all Laureltonites." Includes a community calendar of events hosted by the group.

Holliswood Gardens Homeowners Association - Information and history about Holliswood and Holliswood Gardens Queens. With poetry!

Kissena Park Civic Association - Kissena Park Civic Association website

Kupferberg Center Performances - Information regarding upcoming show and events.

Little Neck / Douglaston - LIRR schedules, area history, and information on community groups in this suburban-style Queens neighborhood. Home of John McEnroe!

Queens - About.com's online guide to Queens touches on the basics of the borough, with guides to neighborhoods, restaurants, and tidbits of Queens trivia like where Archie Bunker lived (on a fictional street in Astoria, it turns out).

Queens Borough President - Website of the Queens Borough President

Queens Botanical Garden - Contains calendar of events, photographs, and educational links.

Queens Chamber of Commerce - Everything you need to know about Queens. Contains excellent links.

Queens Community Board 13 - The Queens Community Board representing Queens Village, Springfield Gardens, and the surrounding areas has a simply presented Web site with the schedules and agendas of upcoming meetings, as well as archived meeting minutes and community board newsletters in pdf format. There is also a complaint form that can be filled out online, though block party applications and new tree requests must still be made on paper.

Queens Council on the Arts - The Queens Council on the Arts is a non-profit arts organization founded in 1966 to support, promote, and develop the arts and individual artists in presenting their cultural diversity for the benefit of the greater-Queens community.

Queens Courier - Another weekly Queens newspaper.

Queens Historical Society - Information about the society, with some insight into Queens history.

Queens Lesbian and Gay Pride Committee - Mission, meetings, and upcoming events.

Queens Public Television - Links to other Queens organizations, a newsletter, and, of course, TV listings.

Richmond Hill Historical Society - An in-depth look at Queens and Richmond Hill history, as well as maps and links to other relevant sites.

Shea Stadium - A comprehensive look at the home of the New York Mets. Contains stadium history and trivia.

Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce - Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Astoria Historical Society - A non-profit cultural/community organization dedicated to preserving the past and promoting Long Island City's future.

USTA National Tennis Center - More than just the home of the US Open, the Tennis Center is open to the public 11 months a year.

West Flushing Civic Association - Neighborhood Information, a Local Calendar, Community Pages, and links to Queens organizations and Queens-related news items.



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