February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Reminder: Motorists Face Tough Drunk Driving Laws

State and city officials are reminding New York State motorists of a tough, new law that will put them behind bars if they drive drunk with children in the car.The law makes it a felony to drive drunk with children under age 15 in the car – and requi More...

Lunar New Year Kicks Off At Resorts World Casino NYC

Resorts World Casino New York City is the place to be to ring in the Year of the Monkey! More...

Off The Beaten Trail: Byzantine Civilization Of Veliky Novgorod

         My glimpse of global Hellenism and Orthodoxy was a visit to Moscow, St. Petersburg and Novgorod, in the fall of 2015. “Are you sure you want to go to Novgorod,” said Galina of EXPRESSRUSSIA.COM Tours. More...

Successful Coat Drive

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Mamma Rosa Sign Revealed

Now that McDonald’s has departed from Grand Avenue in Maspeth, the sign from the location’s previous incarnation, Mamma Rosa, has been uncovered. More...

It's In Queens! (February 11 to February 17)

With Valentine’s Day and Lunar New Year, Queens is hopping with bargains, romantic events, and creativity this week. Listen to music. Check out art. Watch movies. Eat chocolate. Count birds. Here’s the rundown. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Dates & times are subject to change. To More...

Restaurant of the Week

NAZCA

For a unique culinary experience in the heart of Astoria, Nazca has what you’re looking for. More...

Features

UCCA Holds Meeting, Calls For Community Unity

On February 5, the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) held its annual Legislative/Executive Breakfast, where many social and political issues concerning the residents of Queens were discussed. More...

Trattoria L’incontro, One Of OpenTable’s Top 100

Chef Rocco Sacramone of Trattoria L’incontro was excited and honored to be rated one of the Top 100 Restaurants in the country by OpenTable.com. More...

A Streetcar Named Astoria

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced his endorsement of a $2.5 billion project, which will bring a trolley to Astoria along the Brooklyn and Queens East River waterfront. More...

Drunken Teen Bashes Dad To Death

An Auburndale teenager is facing 25-years in prison for clubbing his father to death during a drunken family brawl, authorities said. Demetrios Safetis, 19, was charged with manslaughter, assault and criminal possession of a weapon after he fata More...

Muse Comes To Barclays Center

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Geek Squad Helps Put Pervert Behind Bars: DA

An East Elmhurst man is facing up to three years in prison after pleading guilty on February 3, to storing nearly 300 sexual images of underage girls in his computer hard drive, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.Brown said a member of the G More...

Off the Beaten Track: Catherine’s Palace

      We are getting a glimpse of Czarist Russia in the A&E, Lifetime and History miniseries “War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.  Catherine’s Palace and the Hermitage convoke elegance and beauty not seen elsewhere. I was there. More...

John LeBoutillier Of Fox News

"Political Insiders Host" Speaking Turth To Power

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Goldfeder Calls For Safer Bus Stop Locations

Citing dangerous traffic patterns and poor connections to surrounding bus lines, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Breezy Point) is calling on the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a study of a Q35 bus stop located on an off-ramp to the M More...

‘Woodside Avenger’ Takes Aim At Graffiti

Rude graffiti was sprayed on the giant US flag mural at 56th Street and 32nd Avenue in Woodside. The act of vandalism occured on Wednesday, February 3, approximately 11 pm. John S. More...

Historic Decline in Crime

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown briefed city, state and federal elected officials of Queens County at the District Attorney’s annual legislative breakfast held at his Kew Gardens offices on the morning of Friday, February 5. More...

Political Page

Maloney Municipal Bond Bill Passes House Of Reps

A bipartisan bill sponsored by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney to protect financial institution investments in local communities by including investment grade municipal bonds in bank liquidity buffers, has been passed by the House of Representatives. More...

Editorials

Happy Valentine’s And Presidents Days!

Many of us have gone through various stages of caring about Valentine’s Day, from ardent wishes and expressions of romantic crushes in our school days to a bitter rejection of the day as meaningless, and then hopefully back again, to somewhere More...

Commercial Investment Market: Time For Correction?

Everyone involved in the Queens commercial investment marketplace has been enjoying the upward trajectory for the last five years. More...

Letters to the Editor

Grand Central Terminal To The Editor: More...

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