January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Letter To The Editor

Honoring Rev. Dr. King

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Developer In Talks For Sunnyside Movie Heater

The silver screen could be making a comeback to Sunnyside. Developer Curbcut Urban Partners is in talks with a movie theater chain to lease 38,000-sauare-feet of space in its planned, eight-story medical and office building on Queens Boulevard i More...

On the Road in Greece: Archaeological Museum of Tinos

The Sicilian Regional Gallery and Archaeological Museum in Palermo contains masterpieces of the Greek Colonies. On the ground level Selinunte Hall, small architectural statues were displayed from the Greek colony of Selinous. More...

The Passing Of A Community Activist: Parashos “Pari” Preponis

A giant among men sat on the rocks of Breakwater jetty in Mattituck, fishing from 1980. Always with a smile, he was a leader in community projects at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, flushing, New York. More...

More Dutch Kills Development

A small, two-story brick office building at 41-14 27th Street in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City is facing demolition to make way for a nine-story, 30-unit apartment building.Plans show the new building will feature 30 apartments on 22k71 More...

‘No Heat” Landlords Face Stiff Penalties

Queens apartment dwellers that find themselves in a deep freeze when landlords turn off the heat when temperatures turn frigid are urged to use the city HEAT law to help warm things up.The “HEAT” Act, “Heat Enforcement For All Tenants” Act, mandates More...

Queens Center Diamond Store Robbed Three Times

Police are searching for three brazen bandits who swiped jewelry on three recent occasions from a Zales Diamond Store located in the Queens Center Mall.Cops said one of the suspects entered the store at the Elmhurst shopping center at about 5:50 p.m. More...

The Legacy of Dr. King

The Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake (c.), Senior Pastor of The Greater Allen A.M.E. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

Alberto

Alberto is one of Queens’ treasures, nestled in the borough for 43 years, and owned by brother and sister Roberto and Silvana Chiappelloni. More...

Book Review

Unknown History of Queens & LI By Elmhurst Native

Did you know that largest prairie east of the Appalachian Mountains is located on Long Island, and is known as the Hempstead Plains? More...

Editorials

The Gazette’s 35th Anniversary

On the occasion of this newspaper, the Queens Gazette, reaching its 35th anniversary this month, congratulations are in order, for the Gazette publisher, editors, management and staff’s continued dedication to excellence. More...

Save The Coyotes

What remains of a coyote family is being threatened with a death sentence near LaGuardia Airport. There are three cubs that have already lost their parents and siblings when they were killed last fall. More...

Letters to the Editor

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An Interview With Filmmaker Teemu Niukkanen: Director of F*!%ing Bunnies

1) Was this inspired by any real life roommates?Haha. Luckily no. The film is based on an observation how each of us have limits to our open-mindedness. More...

Letter To The Editor

Remembering Det. McDonald

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Letter To The Editor

Last Respects To Det. McDonald

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Hotel Coolgardie Shown At Sundance

Interview With Director Pete Gleeson

1. The atmosphere in Coolgardie could not differ more from that of Queens. What similarities and differences did you observe between the ways in which women are treated in each place? More...

Remembering Roots: The Mikrasiatikos Academy Of Kaisarianis, Athens

Have the Greeks of Athens forgotten their Western Anatolian roots? Don’t bet on it! Their cultural heritage is alive in the national sport of Soccer. More...

2016 Christmas And 2017 New Year In Moscow, Russia

“Over a year has passed since we met last autumn in Moscow,” said our guide Irina of expresstorussia.com and intourist.com tour in a Christmas email. Within that time you've sent me a lot of articles about Orthodoxy and your impressions on Russia. More...

It’s In Queens! (January 19 to January 25)

Queens native Martin Scorsese figures prominently in this week’s calendar of events. He competes with Felix the Cat, kite-flying art, winter photography, dance, history, and even vegetables. Here’s the rundown.   More...

Cops: Google Safely On The Street

NYPD officials are urging the public to use common sense street smarts when walking alone, especially at night, while plugged into iPhones and other electronic devices.Officials are urging the public to avoid being distracted by phones and gadgets th More...

Queens Car Dealer Charged In Massive Tax Fraud Scam

The owner of three used car dealerships in Queens was charged last week with stealing more than $332,160 in New York City and New York State sales taxes by failing to report more than $3.8 million in car sales, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown More...

Whale Tale

Port Authority officials found themselves caught up in a fish fight last week, when a dead, 15-foot minke whale washed up on a shoreline of LaGuardia Airport.Officials alerted the U.S. Coast Guard about the carcass at about 5 p.m. More...

Political Page

Trump’s Big Day, Rudy In Fold

After a year or so, which seemed like an eternity, with Donald Trump disposing of his many Republican opponents, then taking care of Hillary, on Friday it will be Trump’s “huge” day, Inauguration Day, when the presidential crown wil More...

Kim’s Focus For 2017: Protect Small Businesses, Save Jobs

Assembly Member Ron Kim’s office has released a statement on his budget and legislative focus for 2017. More...

Weprin Appointed Chair Of Assembly Committee On Correction

Assembly Member David Weprin was appointed Chair of the New York Assembly Committee on Correction for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.  More...

Features

Indian Point Closure Raises Environmental Concerns

The announcement by Governor Andrew Cuomo on January 9 that the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close by 2021 has raised concern about how western Queens will be affected.  More...

Lucky Friday The 13 At Amorelli Realty

Friday the 13th is a lucky day at Amorelli Realty, when Tony Barsamian, Publisher of the Queens Gazette, stops in to say hello to Paul Halvatzis and chat about the “olden days,” when Mick More...

Peralta’s Constituents Services Team Handles 1,360 Cases in 2016

Lorraine Santana was facing a $150,000 fine by the New York State Workers’ Compensation Fund. She received the penalties allegedly for not having workers’ compensation insurance. More...

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