February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Traffic Safety Mitigation Plan Around Astoria Park

Traffic safety mitigation measures will soon be implemented on the streets surrounding Astoria Park. More...

De Blasio Details Brooklyn- Queens Connector Plans

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined tenants of NYCHA’s Red Hook Houses, transit leaders, elected officials and civic groups to detail a new streetcar service: the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX). More...

Welcome Back

The W-onderful letter may be coming back. More...

Legislation To Honor Irish Independence Leader

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, and Reps. More...

Theatre By The Bay Presents Hairspray

Theatre By The Bay announced the company’s 22nd production, the award-winning musical, Hairspray.  It will be presented on Saturdays, March 5, 12 and 19 at 8:30 pm and Sundays, March 6, 13 and 20 at 3:00 pm, at Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Ce More...

MoMA PS 1: Night At The Museum

On February 5, MoMA PS 1 celebrated its latest exhibition, Greater New York at this year’s Night at the Museum. More...

The Pulpit

Times and dates are subject to change. More...

Kudos For 114th Precinct Lifesavers

A pair of patrol officers at the 114th Precinct are being hailed as heroes this week, after their quick thinking and police skills saved the life of an Astoria woman.  More...

Val Kinzler

Growing up in Douglas Manor, after her parents moved the family from Whitestone when she was just a year old, Val Kinzler was the only girl in a family of four boys. More...

CB1 Addresses Homeless Issues At Verve Hotel Shelter

Community Board 1 is sending a letter to the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) regarding recent disturbances at the homeless shelter now located at the former Verve Hotel in Long Island City. More...

Fashion Industry’s Economic Impact On The City

Congresswoman Carolyn B. More...

Whitestone Man Killed In House Fire

A fire claimed the life of a 74-year-old Whitestone resident in his home on February 11 at 154-26 Riverside Drive. More...

Chef Bobby Flay Visits The Bel Aire Diner

Bobby Flay, the famous chef/TV personality, was in Astoria on Friday, February 19, at the Bel Aire Diner, 31-91 21st Street, off of Broadway. Flay More...

Cold Stone Opens On Steinway

The much-anticipated Cold Stone Creamery has finally opened on Steinway Street, at the corner of 28th Avenue, on Friday, February 19. More...

QBG’s Tree-Inspired Exhibit, ‘Portraits of Tall Friends’

Queens Botanical Garden (QBG) announced the opening of its new gallery exhibit “Portraits of Tall Friends,” presenting the work of TreeSpeakArtist Frank Buddingh’ and photographer Carol Reid. More...

Astoria’s Top Cop Calls For More Shelter Security

Astoria’s top cop is calling on local community board officials to help combat crime at a recently opened homeless shelter located in the heart of the Dutch Kills community. More...

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