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  Queens travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Queens is a crescent-shaped borough traversing the width of Long Island and including two of the major New York City area airports, LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International (JFK).
Sadly, most Queens visitors spend their visit on a bus to or from LaGuardia Airport or JFK Airport.
Queens is home to one of the most entertaining and pleasant places to sip a brew, the Bohemian Hall (known citywide simply as "The Beer Garden").
wikitravel.org /en/New_York_(city)/Queens   (2513 words)

  
  Queens Volleyball Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Queens 17 had an up and down weekend but ended up on a positive note with a huge win.
Queens 18 defeated Dinos 18 in the Division 1 final which was a tough 3 set match 25-22, 11-25, 15-11.
Queens 18 played tough defense all weekend which proved to be the difference in the end.
eteamz.active.com /queensvolleyball/index.cfm   (432 words)

  
  Queens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Queens was established in 1683 as one of the original 12 counties of New York and was named for the then-queen consort, Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II.
Queens' Borough President is Helen Marshall, elected as a Democrat in 2001 and re-elected in 2005.
The Queens county seat is the district of Jamaica.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queens   (3468 words)

  
 Queens - MSN Encarta
A number of historic landmarks are in Queens, including the Bowne House, built in 1661, and the Society of Friends (Quakers) Meeting House, used almost continuously by the Friends since 1696.
Higher education facilities in Queens include Queens College (1937) and York College (1967), which are affiliated to the City University of New York; St John's University (1870); the Academy of Aeronautics (1932); and a number of rabbinical colleges.
Queens County was organized in 1683 as an administrative division of the English province of New York and was named after Catherine of Braganza, queen consort of Charles II.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761568452/Queens.html   (468 words)

  
 Queens - Facts from the Encyclopedia - Yahoo! Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Queens co. was organized in 1683, the main settlements were Flushing, Jamaica, and Newtown (later Elmhurst).
The western portions of Queens co. voted to join New York City in 1898; the eastern section became Nassau co. In the 20th cent.
Queens is the most ethnically diverse county in the United States, with large populations of immigrants, primarily E and S Asians and Hispanics.
messenger.yahooligans.com /reference/encyclopedia/entry/Queens   (454 words)

  
 The Living Desert - Queen Butterfly
Queens like most butterflies are only active if it is both sunny and warm.
Queens are unusual in that some adults survive the winter.
Queens frequent Milkweed family flowers and the abundant flowers on shrubby members of the sunflower family, such as rubber rabbit brush and broom baccharis.
www.livingdesert.org /animals/queen.asp   (633 words)

  
 Queens Tribune Online, NEWS
Paul Graziano, an urban planner and Queens preservation activist, was angry with Weprin, saying he "was caught with his pants down." He said, "He took over negotiations over this thing on behalf of the community, and in the end, Tommy Huang got it.
Emergency response times are slower in Queens than in any other borough, according to statistics released by the Uniformed Firefighters Association this week, and officials are blaming the closing of a firehouse as one of the main reasons.
Bob, a Queens native in his 50s in search of a nice girl, will go through the batch of ladies and choose four who he is interested in.
www.queenstribune.com /news.html   (3681 words)

  
 Queens - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Queens was established in 1337 as one of the original 91 counties of New York and was named for the then-queen consort, Libarache, wife of Uranus II.
The part of Queens County that was not consolidated into New York City, consisting of the towns of North Givehead and Peto Land and all of the Town of Givehead, except the Rocky Road Peninsula, was constituted as the new Quahog County in 1899.
Queens is the home of the New York Mets baseball team, which is the most awsome baseball team in the history of the world.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Queens   (1343 words)

  
 Queens - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
QUEENS [Queens] borough of New York City (1990 pop.
Queens for a Day; MoMA's recent move put the NYC borough on the map.
Queens Center Showcases Steve Keene's Nationally Recognized Art With 'Postcards From Queens' Exhibit; Local Artist Interprets the Famous and Familiar in Queens in More Than 150 Works.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/Q/Queens.asp   (667 words)

  
 African Queens
She was so impressed by the exciting story that the great queen decided to visit King Solomon herself.3 To understand the significance of state visits in antiquity in contrast to those of today, we must completely remove ourselves from the present place and time.
When, after six months in Israel, Queen Makeda announced to King Solomon that she was ready to return to Ethiopia, he invited her to a magnificent farewell dinner at his palace.
QUEEN OF KEMET (the land of the fls) (1292-1225 B.C) Her marriage to the great Rameses II of lower Ancient Egypt is known as one of the greatest royal love affair ever.
www.swagga.com /queen.htm   (3768 words)

  
 Forest Hills, Queens Encyclopedia Article @ StardustMemories.com (Stardust Memories)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Forest Hills is a neighborhood in central part of the New York City borough of Queens.
It is bordered to the north by Rego Park, to the east by Flushing Meadows Park, the Grand Central Parkway and Kew Gardens, to the west by Middle Village and to the south by Forest Park.
The main thoroughfare is the 12-lane-wide Queens Boulevard, while Metropolitan Avenue is known for its antique shops.
www.stardustmemories.com /encyclopedia/Forest_Hills,_Queens   (952 words)

  
 Lamson Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Medieval Queens Daybook : Les Très Beaux Jours
Queen Eleanor, Independent Spirit Of The Medieval World : A Biography Of Eleanor Of Aquitaine
Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122?-1204
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/subjkey/queens   (140 words)

  
 Queens College  1900 Selwyn Avenue  Charlotte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Biology Department at Queens has a tradition of successfully preparing students for a variety of careers.
Emily Hansen Scofield is an adjunct instructor of environmental science at Queens University of Charlotte.
Queens University of Charlotte 1900 Selwyn Avenue Charlotte, NC 28274
campus.queens.edu /depts/biology/index.htm   (444 words)

  
 Graduate Admission -- Queens University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The following information is requested so that Queens university of Charlotte may demonstrate to the US Department of Education its compliance with Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Failure to provide complete information is a violation of the honor code and may result in a decline of application to Queens.
The honor code regulates all phases of life at Queens University of Charlotte and is binding on all members of the community.
campus.queens.edu /hayworth/admissions/grad/Grad_Application_Form.htm   (275 words)

  
 NYCSK8: Where to Skate: Queens
From summer 1998 to late 1999, the bridge's north outer roadway was designated for non-auto use except during the hours from 2:30 to 7 PM on weekdays.
For those of you who enter Queens via the bridge from Roosevelt Island, you'll immediately find yourself on 36th Ave., enjoying the smell of baked goods from a nearby bakery.
North at 26th St. As noted elsewhere, though, pedestrian entrances to the Triborough are sometimes gated shut, and the walkways themselves may be cluttered with garbage and large puddles.
www.skatecity.com /nyc/where/queens.html   (1695 words)

  
 N-Queens
Therefore no two queens can be on the same row, column or diagonal.
There must be a queen on each column and all their row numbers must differ so a solution can be represented as a permutation of the rows.
If it is possible and the new queen threatens no previous queen then the extended solution is safe and a recursive call is made to place the remaining queens.
www.csse.monash.edu.au /~lloyd/tildeAlgDS/Recn/Queens   (424 words)

  
 Tourism, Office of Queens Borough President
Queens is a borough of choices - from premier cultural institutions to first rate recreational facilities.
Queens has 7,000 acres of parkland and 7 1/2 miles of beach front to choose from.
This is the official Tourism Council for the Borough of Queens.
www.queensbp.org /content_web/depts/tourism/tourism.html   (344 words)

  
 Valley of the Queens in Thebes, Egypt
The Valley of the Queens is located on the West Bank at Luxor (ancient Thebes).
Amenherkhepshef, Tomb of - Valley of the Queens (QV55)
Tyti, Tomb of - Valley of the Queens (QV 52)
touregypt.net /queens.htm   (462 words)

  
 Maps & Neighborhoods - Queens
Queens, across the East River from Midtown Manhattan, has become a top cultural destination. In Long Island City, you'll find P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, housed in a former elementary school.
Also in the park is the New York Hall of Science, a kid-friendly place known for its interactive, hands-on exhibits; the Queens Museum of Art; Shea Stadium, home of the New York Mets; the Queens Zoo; and the Queens Botanical Garden.
Elsewhere in Queens, nature lovers will enjoy the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (718/318-4340), a 9,000-acre preserve with more than 325 species of birds, salt marshes, upland fields and woods, freshwater ponds and an open expanse of bay and islands.
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=432   (695 words)

  
 Queens County, New York NY, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
The county was named for Catherine of Braganza, wife of Charles II Queens County is one of 62 counties in New York.
Queens County is better known as Queens, one of the five boroughs of New York City.The estimated population in 2004 was 2,237,216.
This was an increase of.35% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=22496   (572 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: Travel: Queens, N.Y. | Where the world's just a train ride away
Though we sampled many of the borough's sights, sounds and tastes, we had barely begun to dig into the international delights of Queens, home to people from more than 150 countries.
As a guide to the communities along the 7 train, my friends and I used "The International Express," a booklet by the Queens Council on the Arts that details places to explore under the train's rumbling, elevated tracks.
The woman at the door did not speak English —; as is true in many parts of Queens — but we managed to figure out that the entry fee was $7 per person for the afternoon.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/travel/2003487517_queens24.html   (1122 words)

  
 YouTube - Queens
Queens of the Stone Age - Someone's in the Wolf
Queens of the stone age - Burn the Witch
Queens Of The Stone Age - Avon (Feat.
www.youtube.com /watch?v=9P4DVjQoFWQ   (170 words)

  
 Queens
Their primary service areas are Brooklyn and Queens, but services are available for all of New York City, Long Island, and Westchester.
Its northern boundary is formed by the Queensborough Bridge and Queens Boulevard, while its eastern boundary follows Van Dam Street to Newton Creek.
Queens Access - Business Information Service publishes the Queens Global Business Outlook, a quarterly report on economic data and trends.
www.kipbusinessreport.com /Queens.htm   (3333 words)

  
 Queens, New York NY, borough profile (Queens County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Queens is a borough in Queens County, one of the five counties of New York City.
Queens is between the East River and the Atlantic Ocean.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Queens was $19,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=1494   (931 words)

  
 Queens Links
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 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.
Queens Public Television - Links to other Queens organizations, a newsletter, and, of course, TV listings.
www.gothamgazette.com /localbeats/queens.php   (881 words)

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