July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Boro Prez Candidates Come To Sunnyside For Q&A

A special “Meet the Candidates” public forum was held on July 25 at Sunnyside Community Services featuring the candidates for borough president.  The forum was hosted by Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39th St., in Sunnyside, in More...

Vallone Celebrates Colombian And Ecuadorian Culture

On July 21, Councilmember and Queens borough president candidate Peter F. Vallone Jr. took part in a day of Hispanic culture. More...

Stavisky, Peralta, Miller, Rozic Celebrate ADA Anniversary

State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) joined local officials at Queens College to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More...

Meng Welcomes House Majority Leader To Queens

Congressmember Grace Meng (D-Queens) welcomed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) to Queens on July 27.  More...

Acclaimed Fiddler To Come To Queens Botanical Garden

Queens Botanical Garden announced the latest in their Music In the Garden concert series. More...

The Pulpit

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Van Bramer, Crowley, Tenants Go After NYCHA

On July 22, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Congressmember Joe Crowley, residents of the Woodside Houses and members of the Tenants Association demanded the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) repair cases stemming back to 2007. More...

A Sitdown With Loren Amor

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Loren Amor recently sat down with the Queens Gazette to discuss his work and contributions. Amor currently works as external relations director for the New York state senate’s Democratic Conference. More...

Doctor Uses Natural Cures At His Astoria Medical Office

Dr. Mohsin Khan is an Ayurvedic practitioner who treats disease by examining patients’ irises and prescribing and selling natural foods at Everything Organic & Natural Market in Astoria.  More...

Borough Residents To Take Health Survey

This summer 3,000 city residents in all five boroughs will be randomly selected to participate in the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, or NYC HANES.  More...

Celebs Shoot Squirrels To The Nuts In Long Island City

The new comedy, Squirrels To The Nuts, was filmed on the streets of Long Island City in front of the Gazette offices on 34th Avenue and 42nd Street on July 24 and 25 at Punta Dura Restaurant. More...

CALDC Presents Movies, Music At Astoria Park

Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) “Movies on the Waterfront” at Astoria Park continues Monday, August 5 at 8:30 p.m., featuring Despicable Me, winner of the 2011 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Family Movie.&nbs More...

Mount Sinai Queens’ Free Health Events

Mount Sinai Queens regularly holds free health screening and informative events throughout Queens. They are regularly listed in the Gazette. Here are some upcoming events:  More...

Hopper Painting In Roosevelt Island Exhibition

Following the May 23 sale of Edward Hopper’s Blackwell’s Island (1928) at auction by Christie’s, the Roosevelt Island Historical Society presents a full-size reproduction of the painting (35 x 60 inches), together with related histo More...

Favela Holds Vallone Boro Prez Campaign Fundraiser

A cocktail reception and fundraiser was held in support of Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. and his bid for the borough presidency. More...

Inc. Magazine’s Top-Rated Waxing Is In Forest Hills

European Wax Center recently celebrated its Grand Opening at 70-10 Austin Street in Forest Hills, providing facial and body waxing services to men and women in a luxurious setting at affordable prices.  More...

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