April 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Residential Units Blooming On Broadway

Owners of a building at 36-19 Broadway have filed plans with the Department of Buildings to transform the two-story commercial building into a four-story, mixed use site.Plans call for continued retail use on the ground floor, with two apartments on More...

City Shows Zero Vision In Slashing Graffiti Cleanup

The city Department of Transportation (DOT) quietly dismantled its anti-graffiti crew last year and stopped cleaning tags, scrawls and other “artwork” from traffic signal poles, light poles, stop signs, traffic signs and other DOT property. &nbs More...

Assemblyman Goldfeder Brings A Piece Of Hamilton Beach To Albany

Following intense budget negotiations at the State Capitol, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder brought his newest desk ornament into the Assembly Chambers. Made by local More...

Say No To Violence

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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

Restaurant of the Week

Grand Café

Springtime beckons and your eyes look outside, to meet with friends and celebrate this precious, short season. For a grand time, head straight to Grand Café, by now a welcome fixture on Astoria’s hip 30th Avenue social scene. More...

Features

Internet In Bloom For The Layperson

When you read a communication error was it an accident or a bait and switch tactic meant to entice you through the purposeful omission of facts?  For example, I was on the MTA subway (see www.mta.info for details) when I noticed an advertisement More...

Maloney, Pakistani Ambassador Mourn Victims

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY- 12) was joined by Pakistan’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. More...

Free Tax Prep At Urban Upbound

Urban Upbound announced its Second Annual 12 hour, Free Tax Preparation Services Marathon, a free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) filing event for low-income New Yorkers and NYCHA residents.  More...

Astoria Man Indicted In Fatal Rampage

A 23-year-old man who went on a killing rampage in Astoria on March 6 was indicted last week on murder and assault charges, authorities said. More...

Meng Secures Military Honors For Fore Victim

A 71-year-old man who died in an Elmhurst house fire on March 21 was buried with full military honors, thanks to the efforts of Queens lawmaker. More...

Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Girlfriend, Hiding Her Body

A 30-year-old Whitestone man who fled to Virginia after stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death and hiding her body in her car, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on March 30th in Queens Supreme Court, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.    More...

Developer Seeks Zoning Merge

An Astoria developer has filed plans to build a five-story apartment building at 30-70 38th Street, between 30th and 31st Avenues.   More...

FDNY Proposes Symbols To Save Lives

City fire officials are proposing a new set of rules that would help firefighters locate apartment dwellers trapped in hi-rise blazes.   More...

It’s In Queens! (April 7 to April 13)

The Ramones are back! Check them out along with Appalachian dancing, Japanese tango, opera, Art Deco architecture, a literary crawl, and the launch of a new book on the Broadway hit Hamilton. Here’s the rundown.   More...

Freelancers Union Gather At MMI

A meeting of the Freelancers Union, held last week at the Museum of the Moving Image, welcomed City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, one of the chief supporters of the #FreelanceIsntFreeBill, which has been before the council since December.  A numb More...

Political Page

Election Board Issues List Of Presidential Delegates

As the election for the President of the United States nears this year on November 8, the names of the delegates from the Democratic Party and Republican Party who will attend those organizations’ nominating conventions this summer, where the c More...

Editorials

Bright Lights Of Queens

Some very important people from Queens have passed during this first quarter of 2016 – namely, Justice Antonin Scalia, Nancy Reagan and Patty Duke. More...

Queens Library Helps New Yorkers ‘Learn To Earn’

In my new post as President and CEO at Queens Library, I have visited two-thirds of our community libraries. It has given me an opportunity to witness first-hand how hard-working library staff provide invaluable programs and services to the public. More...

Letters to the Editor

Renovate 110th Pct. Dear Friends, More...

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