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Bayside Waterfront Auction

Bankruptcy Auction!!!Bayside Waterfront Property1.5 AcresAuction to be held on March 5, 2019at 137 5th Avenue in ManhattanTo view property and get bidding infoemail Keith at KRadhuber@realestateipgor call or text him at Cell # 848-667-6622Excellent L More...

No Bail For Cop Killer’s Lookout Man

Police arrested a second suspect on February 15th in the friendly-fire death of Queens NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen. Cops said Jagger Freeman, 25, allegedly acted as a lookout while Christopher Ransom brandished a fake pistol at a T–Mobile stor More...

IRS Issues List Of ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams

Officials at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued their first 2019 warning to taxpayers, to be on th lookout for a series of 12 scams most often used by con artists out to steal your identity, cash and sense of security.Fraudsters are out t More...

Addabbo Hosts First Racing, Gaming And Wagering Committee Meeting

NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (c.) hosted his first Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee meeting in Albany, where he and the members discussed bringing legal sports betting to the state and passed legislation out of the committee. More...

Fab Four At St. Mike’s

Fifty-five years after John, Paul, George, and Ringo landed at Kennedy Airport on February 7th, 1964, their legacy and contribution to music and American pop culture is still being celebrated. St. More...

Restaurant of the Week

CimCim

CimCim is a modern, fast food eatery serving only healthy, freshly prepared Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare. The slogan says, “Real Food Real Fast,” and it is clearly the mantra here. More...

Book Review

New Releases At Astoria Bookshop

Astoria Bookshop’s shelves are freshly stocked with excellent new books and they’re excited to share them with you! Check out some of their personal favorites below, or stop by to browse and find some new favorites of your own. More...

Editorials

Presidents Day

Though we officially celebrated Presidents Day last weekend, we cannot let the day go without comment. More...

(A Special) Election Day

On Tuesday, February 26th, the city will hold a special election for the office of public advocate. The city has had only four public advocates, since it is a recently created office. More...

Letters to the Editor

Medea At Queens Theatre A copy of this letter was received atthe offices of the Queens Gazette.February 23, 2019Pancyprian AssociationTheatrical Division23-15 31st StreetAstoria, NY 11105 Dear Friends: More...

Hunters Point Civic Holds Public Advocate Candidates Forum

There are 17 candidates running for the office of Public Advocate, to be decided in the election of Tuesday, February 26.  Ten of them were present and campaigning at the February meeting of the Hunts Point Civic Association, held last week at t More...

STATEMENT BY COUNCILMAN AND CANDIDATE FOR PUBLIC ADVOCATE ERIC ULRICH ON THE SECOND CFB DEBATE AND HIS AMAZON OFFER OF “ECONOMICS FOR DUMMIES” TO FELLOW CANDIDATES

“The New York City Campaign Finance System is one of the best in the nation. I have the utmost respect for the CFB, its rules, and have been proud to participate in the matching funds program during each of my campaigns. More...

It’s In Queens! (Feb. 22 to Feb. 28)

Queens types eat like kings this week with high-end food, wine, and even a spot of tea. Plus, we party like royalty with African dance and circus, German compositions and ballets, Latin music, and a lot of American jazz.   More...

Neighborhood Development News

$11.5M For Hallets Point Property Broker Lee & Associates announced last week that Bruman Realty has acquired a parcel at 26-24 and 26-26 Fourth Street in the Hallets Point section of Astoria for $11.5 million. More...

Lunar New Year Parade In Downtown Flushing

Queens celebrated the Year of the Pig in grand fashion on February 9th as the annual Lunar New Year parade marched through Downtown Flushing. More...

New Members Join The Queens General Assembly

Six new members of the Queens General Assembly were sworn in by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on January 29th, while returning members were presented with Citations of Honor. More...

Political Page

I On Politics

MALONEY, MENG COMMENT ON SPENDING DEAL: More...

Van Bramer, Council Colleagues, LGBT Community Demand Diaz Resign

On February 12th, Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer was joined by members of the NYC Council LGBT and Progressive Caucuses, members of the LGBTQ community, and progressive groups to denounce homophobia and to reiterate calls for Council Member Ruben Di More...

Katz Speaks At Symposium on Future of JFK Airport

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Mitchell Moss, director of NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation, joined executives from the aviation industry at a Future of JFK International Airport More...

Features

Elections For Education Councils Are Underway

Elections for two-year terms on the community and citywide education councils are held this year and the online application period began February 14th and will continue through March 6th. Parents are encouraged to apply.  More...

New Members Join The Queens General Assembly

Six new members of the Queens General Assembly were sworn in by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz on January 29th, while returning members were presented with Citations of Honor. More...

‘Made In Flushing’ Marketing Support For Entrepreneurs

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce recently launched “Made in Flushing,” a program for small business owners who need customized marketing assistance. More...

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