February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

La Mama Theater To Present Agamemnon

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It’s In Queens! (Feb. 18 to Feb. 24)

The borough is a veritable Ground Zero for Year of the Monkey celebrations this week. More...

Off The Beaten Trail: The Assumption and Annunciation Cathedrals of Moscow” Kremlin

        “I want to see the Byzantine civilization of the Moscow Kremlin,” I said to our scholarly tour guide Irina of expresstorussia.com and intourist.com. Our tour of the Dormition (Assumption) and Annunciation Cathedrals i More...

Mosque Instructor Charged With Child Sexual Abuse

An after-school instructor at an East Elmhurst mosque has been charged with sexual abuse for repeatedly touching a 9-year-old female student in “an inappropriate manner,” Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.Law enforcement sources said that s More...

Cops Bust Rego Park Man With Huge Arms Stash

A 33-year-old Rego Park man is facing up to seven years in prison for stockpiling more than 225 pounds of gunpowder, an assortment of weapons, including handguns, shotguns and assault rifles and more than 45,000 rounds of multi-caliber ammunition in More...

BILL PASSED WHICH GIVES LEGACY CREDITS TO STEP-CHILDREN OF DECEASED 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS:

The State Senate has approved Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr.’s legislation (S.3604) which would enable step children and other non-biological children raised by deceased 9/11 first responders to become eligible for “legacy credits” on competitive civil s More...

Real Estate Update: Rego Apartment Bldg Sets Record

Madison Realty Capital has agreed to buy Saxon Hall in Rego Park for $135 million, perhaps “the largest investment sales transaction in the history of the neighborhood,” according to reports. More...

Miller’s Valentines For Vets At St. Albans A Big Success

Assemblyman Michael Miller held his annual Valentines for Vets Drive. Donations were delivered to the St. Alban’s Veterans Nursing Home. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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Restaurant of the Week

The Brewery

The Brewery Bar & Kitchen is a New York style Irish pub that you will want to return to again and again. It has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, amazing acoustics that filter out noise, and best of all, food and drink of the highest caliber. More...

Features

UCCA Holds ‘Luv-In’ Party

The United Community Civic Association held their 2016 Community “Luv-In” party at Central Lounge (20-30 Steinway Street) on February 11.  More...

Flushing House Founders To Celebrate 100th Anniversary

United Adult Ministries (UAM) will hold a gala celebration commemorating the 100 Year Anniversary of the organization which founded Flushing House. The fundraiser is on April 21, 2016 at The Garden City Hotel, Garden City. More...

Eat Hearty & Healthy With Chef Rocco At MSQ – For Free!

Mount Sinai Queens invites you to attend “Eat Heartily – A Free Tasting of Heart-Healthy Food.” This must-attend cooking demo and food tasting of delicious, nutritious heart-healthy dishes is created by acclaimed chef, Rocco Sacramo More...

John LeBoutillier Of Fox News

"Political Insiders Host" Speaking Truth To Power

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CB 6 To Decide Fate Of ‘Restaurant Row’

Plans for a new mixed-use development have many Forest Hills residents fearing for the future of “Restaurant Row.” More...

CB 2 Reviews Paragon Paint Variance

The Community Board 2 meeting for February included the second phase of the Paragon Paint variance application to the Board of Standards and Appeals, which got its own special meeting in January. More...

Come Hell Or High Water, Goldfeder Fights For Queens Families

Just days after unusually strong tidal flooding inundated communities across southern Queens and Rockaway, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder assuaged anxious residents at the New Hamilton Beach Civic Association monthly meeting. More...

Off the Beaten Track: Moscow Restaurants Where The Russians Eat

           “Tell us about the restaurants of Moscow,” asked my Korean neighbor, David, in Bayside, New York. “What cuisine is offered to the average Russian? Who doesn’t love to eat? More...

Plan New Tower To Overshadow Citicorp Building

A new, 79-story, mixed-use tower may soon overshadow the Citicorp Tower and Tower Two in Long Island City.Developer Chris Xu has filed plans for development of the Court Square Citi View Tower at 23-15 44th Drive, a 963-foot tall building that would More...

Cops Hunt Jogger Stab Suspect

Police are continuing their search for a man who slashed a female jogger in broad daylight on February 7.Cops said the 19-year-old victim was jogging on 25th Avenue between 79th and 80th Streets in Jackson Heights about 11:15 a.m. More...

Corps Keeps Public Water Clean Naturally

When we see news stories about lead contaminated water flowing out of faucets in Flint, Michigan and see the troubles the city is having as a result, many of us become concerned about our own City's drinking water supply that we use every day to brus More...

Braunstein, Carrozza’s Valentines For Vets A Success

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Political Page

Crowley Pleased With Obama Budget Proposal

Congressman Joseph Crowley, Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus commended President Obama and the proposed 2017 budget that he released last week, stating: More...

Editorials

A More Desirable Streetcar

We think Mayor de Blasio’s proposal for a waterfront streetcar from Astoria to Brooklyn is a great idea. There are few options for us to visit our closest neighbors, and them us. More...

Letters to the Editor

Presidential Hurdles To The Editor: Strangely, Trump could win the presidential election. The US will always turn right rather than hard left. More...

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