January 13, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Vallone, Rozic Launch NE’s First IDNYC Pop-Up Site

Councilman Paul Vallone and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic launched the first IDNYC pop-up site in Northeast Queens at Queens Library in Bayside on Monday. More...

New Ferry Service Coming To Astoria, The Bronx, Brooklyn

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is set to begin an expansion of citywide ferry service, including a new landing in Astoria.  More...

Trees Collected At MulchFest Will Nourish Parks, Gardens

This weekend, New Yorkers celebrated the 20th annual MulchFest, recycling their Christmas trees at nearly 80 locations across the five boroughs. More...

Serao Joins LGBT Network Team

The LGBT Network announced the addition of Michael Serao to its growing team as the Director of Community Development. More...

Ruben Diaz

Ruben Diaz is the kosher chef at Masbia Soup Kitchen Network. More...

Daily New Year Giveaways At Resorts World Casino NYC

This January, everyone has the opportunity to be a winner at Resorts World Casino New York City with some of their best giveaways!  Monday: Earn & Get A Gift Giveaway  The first 1,000 guests to earn 50 Genting Rewards points and print o More...

Remembering Dr. King Jr.: An Advocate Of Civil Rights

Both hailed as a civil rights leader who achieved his ends by nonviolent means and vilified as a traitor to the cause of black equality, Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister from Atlanta Georgia, was born Jan 15, 1929 at the home of his parent More...

Katz Statement On Passing Of Fmr. Chief Judge Kaye

Former Chief Judge Judith Kaye and then-Assemblywoman Melinda Katz at the 1994 induction ceremony. More...

New York City Pet Services Holds Grand Opening ‘Pawty’

New York City Pet Services had their Grand Opening “Pawty” on Saturday, January 9, at 31-21 31st Street in Astoria. More...

Modernization Of Queens MTA Subways To Commence

Four N/Q subway stations in Astoria are going to be upgraded as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s transportation plan that will modernize several stations in the next two years.  More...

Wheelchair Bandit Rolls Another Bank

NYPD Major Case Squad detectives uncovered one piece of evidence that led them directly to a suspect who robbed a Sunnyside bank on January 4 – his wheelchair. More...

City Denies Large-Scale Concert Permits For FMCP

Borough President Melinda Katz stated the following in response to questions about the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation’s denial of all current applications by for-profit companies to hold paid-admission music festivals this sum More...

Dutch Kills Buildings Face Wrecking Ball

A row of rundown, one-story commercial buildings on 31st Street near 37th Avenue in Dutch Kills are facing a wrecking ball to make way for a new, seven-story development at the site.  More...

CB 7 Statement Of Needs Available For Review

In accordance with Section 204 of the City Charter, Community Board 7 in Queens has received from Mayor de Blasio the Citywide Statement of Needs, for Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018. More...

Vallone Jr. Sworn In As Civil Court Judge

Friends, family and former political colleagues came to the Queens Civil Courthouse where they joined former Councilman Peter F. Vallone Jr. on January 7 for his induction as Judge of the Civil Court of New York City. More...

‘Elvis’ Graces Gaudio’s For His Birthday Dinner

Gaudio’s Pizzeria & Restaurant hosted an Elvis Birthday Night on January 8, with Elvis Tribute Artist Greg Peters singing as people gave donations to numerous fundraisers supporting the com More...

The Pulpit

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David Bowie At The Neptune

The late David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve grab a meal at the Neptune Diner, 1982. More...

Remembering Dr. King Jr.: An Advocate Of Civil Rights

Southern Christian Leadership Conference and began to broaden his active role in the civil rights struggle, which he entered in 1955 when Rosa Parks, a black woman, refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, to a white man. More...

Bramson Ort College Expands Student Facilities

Bramson Ort College is on the move…on Sunday, January 10 the college dedicated its new 8,000 square foot Auxiliary space at 68-60 Austin Street, Forest Hills, steps from its current site. More...

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