October 26, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Simotas’ Second Event To Help Seniors Avoid Scams

On October 25th, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas brought speakers from the Queens District Attorney’s Office and the NYPD Community Affairs Unit, to talk with seniors at the Douris Senior Center, 27-40 Hoyt Avenue South, about financial frauds a More...

Breaking Ground at Bowne Park Playground

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. More...

CB 1 Meets, Talks LaGuardia Airport & Marine Terrace

The redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport and new development at Marine Terrace were presented to Community Board 1 last week.  More...

Police Offer Halloween Safety Tips

NYPD officials are offering a series of tips for parents to follow to make sure that youngsters remain safe while trick-or-treating this Halloween:  •Make sure an adult examines all Halloween candy and other treats before allowing children More...

Bayside HS Transitions Into Career & Tech School

Bayside High School has transitioned to a multi-programmed and college-infused Career & Technical Education school. CTE is not just a name. More...

Officials Call On City: Downsize South Corona

Congressman Joseph Crowley, state Senator Jose Peralta, Assemblyman Francisco P. Moya, and members of Community Board 4 gathered outside of P.S. More...

#FALL – Celebrate The Season At Socrates

This fall join Socrates Sculpture Park for their GrowNYC Greenmarket, held every Saturday through November 19th, from 8 am to 4 pm. More...

No Tricks, Just Treats At Great Neck Plaza Celebration

The Village of Great Neck Plaza and Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) announce the Annual Halloween Celebration and Parade will take place on Bond Street between North Station Plaza and Grace Avenue on Sunday, October 30, from 11:3 More...

Queens Collects: 60 Years At The GTM At Queens College

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum (GTM) at Queens College will mark a milestone in housing the borough’s only collection of art and artifacts that date from ancient to modern times with its new exhibition, Queens Collects: 60 Years at the GTM. More...

The Pulpit

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A Taste Of Italy At St. Francis

“A Taste Of Italy,” Sponsored by the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Holy Name Society will be held on Sunday, November 6th, 1:30 pm.  More...

DOT Announces Safety Improvements For 111th St.

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on October 19th that it will move forward with an updated safety improvement project on 111th Street and Corona Avenue adjacent to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. More...

Astoria Performing Arts Center Presents ‘Evensong’

Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) kicks off its 16th season with the world premiere of “Evensong,” which traces the story of Teofilo “Teo” Aguilar (played by Daniel Prado), a young Mexican-American gay man and member of Ne More...

Cheesecake Factory Opens At Queens Center Mall

The Cheesecake Factory, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Queens.  More...

Halloween At Queens Botanical Garden!

Halloween at the Garden returns for its second year at Queens Botanical Garden! More...

On OHI Day, As I See It

Here’s a question for those in my reading audience who consider themselves history buffs: what was the turning point during World War II that led to the defeat of Nazi Germany? More...

Human Faces Behind Cancer Statistics: Inside Counseling

According to the ACS Cancer Burden Profile, 192 individuals will be diagnosed with cancer each week in Queens. 64 individuals will die. Female breast cancer accounts for 11.3% of all cancer cases and 9% of all cancer deaths.  More...

Louis Armstrong House Museum To Host Annual Gala

The Louis Armstrong House Museum announces the 2016 Louie Award recipients! The Louie Award is the museum’s annual award presented in honor of dedicated work to preserve and promote the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong. More...

McCray, Dromm Raise Mental Health Awareness

Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst), First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, NYC Department of Heath and Mental Hygiene Commissioner (DOHMH) Mary Travis Bassett, Tumblr Founder and CEO David Karp and community residents gat More...

Van Bramer’s Hearing On Percent For Art Legislation

“Public art is an integral part of New York City’s urban landscape. More...

Local Express

Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comedian and writer hailed as “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today,” by The New York Times, and an “inventive and groundbreaking comedian,” by the AV Club. More...

Annual Ridgewood Stroll Shines Despite Weather

The third Annual Ridgewood Stroll featuring Seneca and Catalpa Avenues went off without a hitch on Saturday, October 22nd, despite the occasional showers. More...

It’s Fall in Sunnyside

It’s Fall in Sunnyside! Sunnyside Shines BID has brought in new plaza plantings and more seating. More...

Police Probe Astoria Gunfire

Police in Astoria are searching for a group of men who opened fire outside a local deli on October 13 and fled in a dark-colored Chrysler sedan.  Officers said the gunmen drove up outside the Fatima Food Market at 21-37 21st Ave. More...

Katz Speaks At 115 Precinct Community Council Meeting

Inspector Michele Irizarry, Commanding Officer of the NYPD’s 115th Precinct (r.), and Janice Scurry, President of the 115th Precinct Community Council, welcomed Queens Borough President Melinda More...

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