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Pets gone wild! Activities this week include a doggie ice cream party, a dragon festival, an exhibit on how cats are taking over the internet, and a screening of the movie ET. There are also various outdoor activities, such as the annual Jamaica JAMS concert and street festival with more than 500 vendors. Here's the rundown.

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Monthly Picks by Queens Residents

Delicious eateries, interesting architecture, and unique treats recommended by borough residents and lovers. This month discover Genuine Czech food, the last authentic beer garden in NYC, a family-run store that has been in the community for more than 80 years, and a new look at Astoria Park.

See August Picks by Debbie Van Cura

10 Fun Things to Do in Queens

From indoor and outdoor museums to a night market and sport arenas, the folks at Tips for Family Trips has put together this great list of things to do when you visit Queens. This time they stayed at, and focused on, the western part of Queens for its proximity to Manhattan. 

See list with photos here. 

Queens is Number 1

In case you missed it, Lonely Planet named Queens the best tourism destination in 2015. "With microbreweries springing up, new boutique hotels, a reinvented seaside at Rockaway, a world-class art scene, and a truly global food culture, 2015 is the year to try Queens." 

Download their Queens guide.