July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Features

Crowley Holds Vision Zero Town Hall In Maspeth

Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley held a Vision Zero Town Hall at I.S. 73 in Maspeth on June 30. More...

Corona Student’s Artwork To Be Displayed In U.S. Capitol

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens, The Bronx) announced the winners of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for New York’s 14th Congressional District. Erick Robles, a senior at the H.S. More...

Make Music New York In Woodhaven

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District celebrated “Make Music New York” with the live music of Plastic Soul. (L. More...

Goldfeder Joins Vets At American Legion Post 1847

To kick off the Fourth of July, Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder paid a special thank you to local veterans at the American Legion Post 1847’s Annual Independence Day Breakfast. More...

Queens Botanical Garden Hosts Summertime E-Waste Event

Join us for our Summertime Electronic Waste (e-waste) event, at Queens Botanical Garden, on July 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.      More...

City Schools Announce 2014-2015 Prose Schools

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Doing Business In Greece Seminar At Temple University

Why should a person attend a Greece Trade and Investment Seminar? Greece has a competitive economy in the European Union. Its access to the sea and gateway to Europe is ideal for businesses looking to expand in this geographical region. More...

Music At Mary's Nativity Presents The Magic Of The Baroque

Please join us for a magical afternoon of heavenly masterpieces by some of the greatest composers ever including Handel, Bach and others. More...

Lincoln Center Local Performances At Queens Library

On July 7, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, chair of the City Council’s Cultural Affairs and Libraries Committee and city council majority leader, was joined by representatives of the Queens Library and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for More...

Mourning Israli Teens:

Schumer Blames Hamas   Mincing no words, U.S. More...

The Pulpit

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Queens Young Dems Collect 300 Petition Signatures

Members of the Queens County Young Democrats (QCYD) collected almost 300 petition signatures to help secure a place on the ballot for four candidates in the upcoming Democratic primary. More...

Literary Fiction Night With Authors At Astoria Bookshop

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Queens Botanical Garden Holds Annual Rose Gala

Queens Botanical Garden recently hosted their annual Rose Gala, celebrating the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fairs, and honoring the Cord Meyer Development Company, George S. Meyer and the Meyer Family. More...

Come Together In Astoria Park For Beatles Tribute

Experience the timeless music and memories of the “Fab Four” in an incredible performance by Strawberry Fields. More...

Class Size Concerns At CDEC 30

The number of classrooms with 30 or more students rose by two percent in city schools this year. More...

Meng Honors Students Art Contest Winners

Congressmember Grace Meng (D-Queens) honored Flushing student Xiangkun Kong in Washington, D.C. for winning Meng’s 2014 “Sixth Congressional District Art Contest”. More...

QC Godwin-Ternbach Museum Receives Warhol Silkscreens

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has given the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College seven color silkscreen prints by the celebrated pop artist. More...

Fresh Air Fund Helps Kids Escape Summer In The City

June 30 marked the beginning of Fresh Air summer experiences for thousands of New York City children, including many Queens residents. More...

Van Bramer Completes 20-Mile Bike Tour De Queens

On July 6, New York City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer completed Transportation Alternatives’ seventh annual Tour de Queens. More...

Goldfeder Honors Small Business Of The Month

Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway) honored Boarders Surf Shop, a father-son homegrown local business as June’s Small Business of the Month. More...

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

How would you like to improve your finances? Three Hundred and Sixty Degrees of Financial Literacy, www.360financialliteracy.org is a U.S. More...

San Antonio Abate Festival

The San Antonio Abate 44th annual festival was held on June 19, 20, 21 and 22. More...

Constantinides Helps Pass Fiscal Year 2015 City Budget

The City Council voted to adopt a balanced and fiscally responsible Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 (Jul. 1, 2014 - Jun. 30, 2015). More...

Portion Of Murray Playground Reopened

NYC Parks Queens Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski announced that work on the new performance space and central green at Murray Playground has been completed, and the eastern portion of the site reopened this past weekend.  More...

Astoria Park Tennis Team To Represent Queens In Contest

This summer, USTA Eastern and City Parks Foundation have teamed up to present the second annual Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge, an adult recreational tournament held in parks across New York City. More...

The South Asian Influence On Queens

Queens is the most diverse of the five boroughs, populated by 2.3 million residents of different ethnic groups and cultures, according to the U.S. Census. More...

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Walter Bebirian

Walter Paul Bebirian has been creating art since 1958. His last physical piece was created in 2001, when he discovered his severe allergic reaction to paint and pigment. Since then he has worked only in the digital media. More...

Designing New Food Products

BY DR. E. KIRSTEN PETERS  Today’s snack food aisle in the grocery store contains a lot more products than when I was a kid. Back then, we mainly had potato chips and saltines, but not much more. More...

St. John’s Prep Commencement 2014

On May 31, St. John’s Prep held commencement exercises at St. John’s University. More...

Trinity Lutheran Church Day Trip And Weekend Retreat

Join Pastor Paul and members of the Trinity Lutheran Church Astoria/Long Island City, to Walk the High Line Park and have dinner afterwards. Join the Trinity family on Thursday, July 31, 5:30 p.m. More...

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