September 14, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Proposed Light Rail Line

City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley continued her push for light rail commuter service along the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) Lower Montauk branch, and toured the rail line with members of the Department of Transportation (DOT), transit leaders and More...

Plan 272-Unit Hotel, Retail At Western Beef Site

Developers last week released plans for development of a parcel at the northwest corner of Northern Boulevard and Steinway Street, where a six-story, 272-unit hotel will rise on a site formerly occupied by a Western Beef Supermarket. More...

Traffic Signal Installed At Site Of Earlier Hit-and-Run

City Council Member Costa Constantinides, state Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, state Senator Michael Gianaris, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Queens Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia, and Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens More...

House Passes Justice Against Terror Sponsors Act

The House of Representatives passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), previously passed by the Senate, sending the bill to the President’s desk.  U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, who authored the bill, along with Sen. More...

Walk To End Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Queens residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. More...

Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer

Some moments are simply too important to trust to a camera phone.  Your wedding will be one of the most memorable times of your life, and no one can capture it better than a professional photographer. So how do you find the right one? More...

Selecting the Perfect Engagement Ring

Getting engaged is a very personal and intimate experience for a couple. But for many guys, the purchase of the engagement ring can be a bit overwhelming. Color, clarity, cut, carat weight -; there's a lot to consider! More...

Astoria World Manor

A storia World Manor has been an icon of catering in the area for 62 years, offering personalized service for all of life’s special occasions. More...

The Pulpit

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Ukrainian Festival At Holy Cross

The Ukrainian Festival is being held on Sunday, September 18, starting at 12:00 pm. The festival will feature Ukrainian music and songs, dance, and traditional Ukrainian food: varenyky, holubtsi, kovbasa, and borsch. More...

Trinity’s Sunset: Reflections In Music, Art And Poetry

Trinity Lutheran Church of Astoria/Long Island City announces its second season of “Trinity Presents Trinity.” The first concert of the season, “Sunset: Reflections in Music, Art and Poetry,” will be held on Saturday, October More...

Van Bramer Donates Supplies

Students at PS 76, which serves children from Queensbridge and Ravenswood, will start the school year with new supplies collected via Majority Leader Van Bramer’s school supply drive.  More...

Peralta, Hochul Tour Small Businesses On Roosevelt

State Senator Jose Peralta and Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured several small businesses along Roosevelt Avenue to listen to the concerns and challenges the owners face in their daily operations. More...

9/11 Day Of Remembrance And Service At Hell Gate

In commemoration of September 11th, a Day of Remembrance and Service for victims’ families, first responders and veterans was held on Saturday, September 10th at Astoria Park. More...

September 11th Hero Honored With Street Co-Naming

New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides celebrated the co-naming of 29th Street in honor of the late Lieutenant Theodore Leoutsakos. More...

Giant Bite Out Of Crime

New York City experienced the safest summer – in every index crime category – in the entire Compstat-era that began in 1994. More...

Hunt Fake Cops In Cabbie Robberies

Police are searching for a team of police impersonators who last week robbed and sprayed mace in the faces of two cabbies.  More...

2016-17 School Year Begins With New Inclusive Programs

School opened for more than one million public school students on September 8, the first day of the new school year.  “Anything is possible in the new school year, and that’s even more the case with our reforms to increase equity and More...

Joe’s Prime Steak House And Bar Coming Soon

Joe’s Prime Steak House & Bar will be opening in the old Ponticello location, 46-11 Broadway. Stay tuned for more details on the Grand Opening date! More...

Senate Bill To Expand Access To Breast Cancer Screening

In June 2016, the New York legislature passed Senate Bill S8093, that will make breast cancer screening more accessible to women statewide. More...

Meld and Merge a Perfectly Accessorized Home

Some brides-to-be might find it hard to think beyond the intense planning that a wedding requires. More...

Opting for the Romance, Adventure of Cruises

There are 2.5 million weddings in the United States each year, and the weddings business is a $40 billion annual industry, including the ceremony, reception, bachelor( ette) parties and honeymoon.  More...

‘Fashion Helps Bottom Line’

On September 6, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Ranking Member of the U.S. More...

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Rogue

The comedic mystifier, Rogue, has been amazing audiences for over 20 years and has taught and mentored over 5,000 students, including the world-renowned Criss Angel. More...

Trinity Lutheran Holds Special 9/11 Mass

Trinity Lutheran Church in Astoria held a special September 11th Mass in memory of the almost 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks on our country 15 years ago.  More...

New Security Cams At Three NE Queens Libraries

Council Member Paul Vallone and Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott proudly announced the installation of new security cameras at the Auburndale, Poppenhusen and Whitestone branches of Queens Library. More...

SHAREing & CAREing Upcoming Events

SHAREing & CAREing held their 9/11 Memorial Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, September 8, marking the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. It was held at McManus Memorial Park.  Upcoming Events (RSVP for all):  More...

Danza Cabaret / Moreno Concert Coming To QCC

Best known for his starring roles on two of televisions’ most long-running series, “Taxi” and “Who’s the Boss,” Tony Danza will bring his cabaret act, Standards & Stories, to Queensborough’s Performing Ar More...

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