May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Powhatan & Pocahontas Dems’ Annual Dinner Dance

The Powhatan & Pocahontas Regular Democratic Club held its 2016 Annual Dinner Dance on Thursday, May 5th at Riccardo’s by the Bridge, located at 21-01 24th Avenue in Astoria. More...

Son Follows Footsteps Of ‘Father’s Day’ Firefighter

Firefighters from engine and ladder companies and rescue units throughout Queens gather each June at the Astoria site where three Queens firefighters lost their lives in an explosion at a hardware store on Father’s Day, June 13, 2001. More...

Astoria/Long Island City Kiwanis Pins New Members

On April 27, Jerry Kril, President of the Astoria/Long Island City Kiwanis Club, pinned three new members, Christina Halvatzis, Edward Lawler and Edie Bon Jovi. More...

Asian Heritage Night 2016

A coalition of Asian-American groups in Queens, along with Flushing Town Hall will co-host Asian Heritage Night in Queens 2016 on May 19.  More...

Simotas, UCCA Town Hall To Address Community Concerns

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and the United Community Civic Association (UCCA) will be co-hosting their fourth annual Town Hall Meeting to Address Community Concerns, for Western Queens residents on May 12. More...

Student Honored, Film Locations Discussed At ACA Meeting

The Astoria Civic Association’s (ACA) meeting on May 3 at Riccardo’s by the Bridge featured the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Julie Menin as their guest and also presented an 11-year-old boy with a ci More...

Fifth Annual Queens New Music Festival

The New York-based composer and performer collective, Random Access Music, announced the fifth annual Queens New Music Festival occurring May 19-22 and featuring eight programs of an exciting variety of new music. More...

The Art Of New York’s Bridges

My passion for photography began when I was six years old. I had just moved from Queens to New Jersey and my father bought a Brownie 127 film camera. So he allowed me to use it to photograph things that appeared interesting to me. More...

New Queens Police Precinct

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown (second from r.) spoke during a panel discussion on the creation of a new 116th Precinct in Southeast Queens on May 3rd. Joining D.A. Brown were (l. More...

Roosevelt Island Tram’s 40th Anniversary

Soaring above the East River on a four-minute ride in the aerial tram, residents of Roosevelt Island have seen marriage proposals, deer as passengers and celebrity sightings. More...

Kastanas Commemorated With Street Co-Naming

Councilman Costa Constantinides celebrated on May 7 the co-naming of 31st Avenue between Steinway and 41st Streets in honor of the late Demetris Kastanas. More...

Flushing House Open House

Experience the lifestyle of Independent Senior Living at Flushing House’s OPEN HOUSE. All are invited to the OPEN HOUSE to be held Saturday, May 14, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., free refreshments. To RSVP call (347) 532-3014. More...

Invisalign Day Steinway Family Dental Center

Steinway Family Dental Center (SFDC) will be having an Invisalign Day on May 19th, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. giving all patients interested or in need of Invisalign a $500 discount! More...

The Pulpit

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Music Of The Knights

Conductor Victoria Bond will make her Queens Symphony Orchestra debut on Sunday, May 29 at 3 pm, conducting music of Sir Elton John, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Paul McCartney – all three knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. More...

Local Express

Vic Bagratuni

From handsome leading man to stone cold killer, Vic Bagratuni has appeared in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “Boardwalk Empire,” and the documentary series, “Inside the American Mob.” He was More...

Uber Celebrates Fifth Anniversary At Rizzo’s Pizza

The iconic landmark, Rizzo’s Pizza, located at 30-13 Steinway Street in Astoria was a part of the New York City Uber Celebration of its Fifth Anniversary on Wednesday, May 4. More...

Mayor’s Budget Includes Queensboro Bridge Upgrade

The $82.2 billion fiscal year 2017 Executive Budget of Mayor Bill de Blasio contained plenty of good news for Queens.  More...

Reelected To Great Neck Plaza BID Board Of Directors

At the recent Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) annual meeting, Peter Andreasian, David Eshaghoff and Allen Honig were reelected as Class A Board members, and Scott Zimmerman was reelected as a Class B Board member. More...

Woman Foils Apartment Break-In

Police in Astoria are searching for a man who followed a 21-year-old woman into the lobby of her building on May 3 and tried to push his way into her apartment. More...

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