February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Features

American Airlines Enhances U.S.-Tokyo Inflight Service

As of February 1, American Airlines First and Business Class customers traveling to and from Tokyo are savoring a new, enhanced menu that artfully blends the deep traditions of Japanese cuisine with the flavors of Western fare. Sam Choy, celebrity c More...

TD Bank’s Meyer Honored By Cathedral Club Of Brooklyn

On February 4, at the 110th Anniversary of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, Peter M. Meyer, president of TD Bank’s New York City market and chairman of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce was honored at the New York Hilton Hotel Grand Ballroom in M More...

London Lennie’s Offers Romance-to-Go Package, Love Shuck Raw Bar

London Lennie’s has holiday date ideas for lovers of all kinds. More...

Community Boards Belong In Charter Revision Plans

During his State of the City address at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in January 2008, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to appoint a new Charter Revision Commission. More than two years later, it has not yet been formed. More...

Energy Consumer Bill Of Rights Passes Assembly

Citing soaring numbers of complaints against energy service companies, Assemblymember Michael Gianaris reported that consumer aid could be on the way as the Assembly passed his Energy Consumer Bill of Rights legislation. More...

Gianaris Applauds Poletti Power Plant Shutdown

Assemblymember Michael Gianaris (DAstoria) hailed the January 31 closing of the Poletti power plant, officially celebrated on Friday, January 29, as an achievement reached through concerted community efforts over the last decade. More...

Vasilopita Held By SJU Greek Societies

More than 30 students and faculty at St. John’s University gathered on January 28 to partake of the traditional bread cutting ceremony known as the Vasilopita in celebration of the Greek Orthodox New Year. More...

Cavalier Restaurant Closes After 60 Years

Diners in search of breakfast, lunch or dinner at Cavalier Restaurant and Bar on 37th Avenue last week received news that sent them reeling to their tables in regret and no little anger at the outside forces that brought about the demise of the 60- More...

1st New York Submarina California Subs Opens In Astoria

City Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. attended the grand opening of Submarina California Subs sandwich shop at 31-43 Steinway St. on Thursday, January 28. More...

LIC Garage To Be Renamed For Fallen Sanitman

Department of Sanitation (DOS) Commissioner John J. More...

Onorato Blasts Workers’ Comp Board For Digital Audio Recording

State Senator George Onorato argued that plans to automatically record some workers’ compensation hearings rather than use stenographers are not authorized by current law, will jeopardize accuracy of transcriptions and will compromise those he More...

TD Bank Holds Grand Opening February 13

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, will celebrate the opening of its newest Queens location at 95-25 Queens Blvd., Rego Park on Saturday, February 13, with a free, public celebration from 10 a.m. More...

Time Warner Cable Holds February Customer Sweepstakes

Time Warner Cable offers customers a chance to win an array of prizes, including a Sharp 46-inch LCD television and a year of flowers from 1-800-Flowers.com.  Other prizes include a 16GB iPod Nano and a $50 iTunes card. More...

FMCP’s Unisphere Turned Red For Women

On the first Friday in February the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park (FMCP) was bedecked in red light in honor of American Heart Month and the American Heart Association National Wear Red Day. More...

Padavan Honors Crystal Window And Door Systems At Chinese New Year’s Celebration

State Senator Frank Padavan (R–Bellerose) honored Flushing based business Crystal Window and Door Systems for their 20 years of operation during their Chinese New Year celebration at the East Manor in Elmhurst. More...

LIC Hotel Developer Cited For Wind-Blown Debris

Firefighters responded to a nine-story hotel construction site in the Dutch Kills community on February 6 after strong winds caused debris to fall to the street. Firefighters who arrived at the site at 38-30 28th St. at about 10:30 a.m. More...

Onorato: Individuals, Families, Investigate EITC Eligibility

As the April income tax filing deadline approaches, state Senator George Onorato (DAstoria) is urging low- and moderate-income working families and individuals to determine their eligibility for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)--a program More...

Crowley Sees Passage Of ‘Paygo’ As Fiscal Discipline Legislation

A bill which would require Congress to pay for all tax cuts and new or increased programs with budget cuts has been passed by the House and sent to President Barack Obama for his signature, Congressmember Joseph Crowley reports. More...

MPB Glee Club Serenades Bank Patrons

The Most Precious Blood School Glee Club, led by Pura Gonzalez (front row, far r.) and comprised of fifth through eighth grade students at the Long Island City parochial school, performed five songs f More...

John Glenn Orbits Earth In February 1962

Get into a conversation with a long-time Queens resident and you're likely to discover a subscriber of the Long Island Star-Journal, a daily paper that informed the community about local and world news until it folded in 1968. More...

It’s Not Really Presidents’ Day, Holiday Still Celebrated

On Monday, February 15, this nation will recognize the birthdays of the two most celebrated presidents in United States history. More...

Gazette’s Web Site Offers All Print Features

The Queens Gazette can be found online at www.qgazette.com and offers all of the same information that the printed newspaper does: stories, editorials, features, and more. More...

Valentine’s Day Around The

Valentine’s Day began as a Christian feast day to commemorate More...

The Pulpit

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Cops: Beware Pair Who Target Elderly

Residents of Astoria and Middle Village are warned to beware of a pair of burglars who masquerade as utility workers and dupe senior citizens to gain entrance to their homes, to steal their belongings. More...

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