April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Doo Wop Project Tribute To 1950s Vocal Artists At QCC

Recreating the harmonies and the unforgettable vocal group hits on AM radio, The Doo Wop Project is coming to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) to dazzle audiences on April 19.  The cast features the blockbuster talents of *Charl B More...

Mayor Hosts Greek Independence Day Reception With Archbishop Dimitrios And Constantinides

On Wednesday April 1, New York City Mayor DeBlasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray hosted a reception at Gracie Mansion in honor of Greek Independence. More...

Roosevelt Island Development Discussed At CB1 Meeting

The Community Board 1 cabinet meeting for April had a parade of presenters in the board room of Kaufman Astoria Studios to talk about such matters as current construction on Roosevelt Island, whether of new residential buildings or the Cornell Techni More...

Hunt Woodside Residential Burglars

Police last week released surveillance photos of two men wanted for burglarizing a residential building in Woodside on March 6. Cops said the pair were captured on surveillance footage inside the building on 39th Avenue near 64th Street at about More...

Crime Chat With DA Brown: Prescription Drug Abuse

In the 24 years since I became District Attorney of Queens County, the dangers involving the misuse of prescription drugs have escalated at an alarming rate. More...

Spring Into Queens With Resorts World Casino And Queens Botanical Garden

Resorts World Casino will display Spring Into Queens, an exclusive horticultural exhibit from the Queens Botanical Garden, for the entire month of April in the Red Wall Gallery.  More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Michael’s Restaurant…A Grand Reopening!

Welcome back Michael’s Restaurant! Michael’s has been a fixture on Broadway in Astoria for decades, serving as a home away from home for so many diners. More...

Editorials

It’s Tax Day. Yay.

Taxes are important to maintain services on a local, state, and federal level, and we all must appreciate we live in the greatest country on Earth, but the tax burden should not hurt the working- to middle-class people as much as it does presently.&n More...

Letters to the Editor

Cross Harbor Freight   More...

Features

Fundraising For Douglaston-Little Neck Library

The Friends of the Douglaston-Little Neck Library, in partnership with Queens Library Foundation, has kicked off a campaign to raise funds for books and other library materials. More...

CB 2 Holds City Services Meeting

A leading bar owner in Hunters Point wishes to open a restaurant a little more than a block from his current establishment.  That fact was enough to swell attendance last week at a meeting of Community Board 2’s city services and public safety c More...

Sanitation Department's Iggy Terranova Comes To Dutch Kills Civic Association

The Dutch Kills Civic Association welcomed Iggy Terranova, public affairs representative for the Department of Sanitation, to its April meeting.  He had been invited to the March meeting but had to postpone the appearance.  The postponement More...

The Legends Of Hip Hop Returns To Resorts World Casino

Resorts World Casino New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. is bringing back its most popular event, Legends of Hip Hop, featuring legendary artists like Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh and more on April 18, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. More...

Truck Slams Into Jamaica Fruit Market

An accident involving a moving truck and a school bus happened around 11:30 a.m. More...

Opening Day At Citi Field

Opening Day at Citi Field always brings excitement and hopes of a winning season to the minds of all Mets fans. More...

Rare Gazette Of The 1800s Discovered

Almost a century and a half before the Queens Gazette informed the residents of Astoria, there was The Astoria Gazette, a little-known newspaper launched in April 1852. More...

First New Housing In 40 Years

Residential development is on the rise in the Dutch Kills community in Long Island City, where a new, seven-story building is about to replace a row of one-story commercial buildings. More...

Goldfeder Goes Car-To-Car For Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Dept.

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder donned his fireman’s turnout gear and took to Cross Bay Boulevard to collect donations for the Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Three Queens Library Branches Named As Award Finalists

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation and the Charles H. Revson Foundation announced the 10 finalists for the second annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards, which celebrate the crucial role of local libraries in serving New York City’s diverse communities. More...

It’s In Queens! (April 16 to April 22)

Cesar Millan (aka the Dog Whisperer) comes to Queens this week. He’ll find a lot of fun things to do as the next few days feature Doo Wop and classical music concerts, Earth Day celebrations, comedy, and even a balsa wood workshop. More...

Political Page

Hillary ‘Finally’ In The Race

Displaying a quieter, more well-balanced style than previously, Hillary Clinton made it official on Sunday—she’s running for president again because, she said in a Tweet: “Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that ch More...

Dromm Welcomes First Pakistani Muslim CB 3 Member

Councilman Daniel Dromm welcomed Agha Saleh to Queens Community Board 3. He is the first Muslim American of Pakistani heritage to be appointed to the board.  More...

Crowley Speaks At Joint Meeting Of Democratic Clubs

The Jefferson Democratic Club and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Democratic Association held a joint meeting on April 9, at the Clearview Park Golf Course Clubhouse. Both groups were honored to have Congressman Joseph Crowley as their guest speaker. More...

Sports

Mets Honor Fallen Officers At Opening Day Ceremony

A moment of silence for two NYPD officers, Detectives Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. More...

Star Journal

The World’s Fair And Shea Stadium Come To Queens

The Greater Astoria Historical Society presents pages from the Long Island Star Journal. More...

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