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Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York City and also a county of New York State. In terms of area, it is the largest borough, covering 127 square miles, adjacent to Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

The first settlement in the area took place when Dutch settlers arrived in 1635. It was incorporated into New York City in 1898.

Queens, population over two million, is a transportation, distribution, and manufacturing center. Queens also consists of many residential neighborhoods, among the best known of which are Kew Gardens, Forest Hills, and Flushing.

Both LaGuardia International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport are located within Queens.

Attractions include restaurants, theatres, theatre groups and other cultural venues such as American Museum of the Moving Image, featuring artifacts of TV and movie history, and the Louis Armstrong House and Archives, a collection of Satchmo memorabilia. Shea Stadium is here as well as Queens Botanical Gardens and Aquaduct Race Track. The borough is home to Queens College.

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Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
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Contemporary Art Fair Connecticut Norwalk CT April27-28 Modeled after our two sucessful NYC shows at the Javits Center. Each of the two shows will have approximately 100 exhibitors.
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast Springfield MA May11 Main Street in Downtown Springfield is turned into the largest pancake breakfast anywhere!