July 29, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Hunt Suspects In Two Queens Plaza Subway Robs

Queens Transit Police are searching for the suspects in two unrelated assaults at the Queens Plaza subway station beginning June 22.Police released a sketch of a man wanted in the first incident, in connection with the attempted daylight robbery of a More...

The Big Quiz Thing At Q.E.D.

Time Out New York – “New York’s best trivia night!” The Onion – “Way more than a middlebrow excuse to drink beer.” The New Yorker – “A great place to train for Jeopardy! More...

Eddie's Sweet Shop

There is something so undeniably timeless about Eddie’s Sweet Shop that makes it much more than an ice cream parlor to cool off from the summer heat. More...

Crowley, Seniors Discuss Medicare, SS Protection

On July 21, Rep. More...

City Council Co-Names Street In Honor Of Dennis Syntilas

The New York City Council on July 23 introduced and unanimously passed INT. 849, which would co-name streets throughout the city. More...

Van Bramer Announces Clock Tower Landmarking

On July 23, the New York City Council voted to support and officially landmark the Bank of Manhattan “Clock Tower” Building, located at 29-27 Queens Plaza in Long Island City. More...

Queensbridge To Get Free High Speed Internet

Work to wire the homes of Queensbridge North and Queensbridge South residents for free, high-speed broadband service will begin this fall as part of a $10 million initiative by the city to provide internet access to five public housing developments i More...

Piece Of The Rock To Perform At Astoria Park

You are invited to take a musical journey of Doo Wop on July 30, at 7:30 pm, when Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) presents PIECE OF THE ROCK. More...

A New LaGuardia Airport To Rise

LaGuardia Airport is going to have its slate wiped clean. During the next decade a new airport will arise as seen in plans unveiled by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. More...

Queens Landmarks

We walk down the streets of Queens in a hurry, following the fast-paced life of a New Yorker, and forget to enjoy the sometimes overlooked features our wonderful borough has to offer. More...

Improved Muni-Meters Coming To NYC

Around the city, single-space parking meters are practically obsolete, as they have been replaced with Muni-Meters by the Department of Transportation (DOT) since around 2011.  More...

The Pulpit

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Wanted In Daylight Beat Down

Police this week released surveillance photos of a man wanted in connection with a brazen, mid-afternoon assault on a street in Long Island City.Cops said the 34-year-old victim was walking near 36-49 34th Street at about 2:45 pm on June 17, when the More...

Astoria Takes The Stage, Page, And Screen

August is American Artists Month. Believe it or not, Astoria is home to many famous American artists. Authors, actors, photographers, and musicians alike have gone from Astoria to bestselling book lists, the Broadway stage, and even the big screen. More...

Escape From Euro Problems: Five Day Tour Of North Western Macedonia

“Cash only!” “Dollars not euros for tips!” “We do not honor Power of Attorneys from New York Consulate unless we see a specific clause relating to the Bank,” said officers of the Ethniki Trapeza of Greece. More...

Remember Me Run Honors Those Lost At WTC Attacks

Listed below are the names of members of the FDNY who have died as a result of working on the “pile.”  It is shameful that so many Americans demand closure from the 9/11 attacks believing it is time to “get past it!” Yet More...

Reclaim The Night

For the 32nd consecutive year, all around Queens and in most places in the US, the National Night Out Against Crime will be held on Tuesday, August 4. More...

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Maria Thomson

Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation and Woodhaven Business Improvement District Executive Director Maria A. Thomson is a New York City Public School alumna, raised in the South Bronx community. More...

Ciafone Featured In New York Magazine

John J. More...

Cops Hunt Accomplice In Astoria Home Invasion

Police last week re-released a surveillance photo of a second suspect in connection with a home invasion robbery and assault in Astoria.  More...

The Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival is coming on August 9 to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. This will be the 24th annual festival to take place in New York. More...

Constantinides, Crowley, Simotas Clean Up Graffiti

Councilman Costa Constantinides, along with Congressman Joe Crowley and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, organized a graffiti cleanup of mailboxes in Astoria on July 22. More...

Peralta To Hold Annual School Supplies Giveaway

School is more than a month away, but state Senator Jose Peralta will be holding his annual Back to School supplies give-away on Saturday, August 8 on 98th Place, right off 57th Avenue in Corona from 10 am to 1 pm. The location is right behind St. More...

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