November 2, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Resorts World Casino NYC Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) is marking its 5-year anniversary today, celebrating the amazing success it has experienced since opening its doors on October 28, 2011. More...

Dromm On Protecting LGBT, Vulnerable Students

Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Education Daniel Dromm held an oversight hearing on protecting LGBT and other vulnerable students from bullying and harrasment in NYC schools. More...

Simotas Funds AC For PS 85

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas announced on October 27 that grant money she obtained from the NYS Assembly is being used to pay for the purchase and installation of air conditioners at PS 85, the Judge Charles Vallone Elementary School, 23-70 31st St More...

D.I. Fortune Previews New 114th Pct. Zones

For the past few weeks, Commander Deputy Inspector Peter Fortune of the 114th Police Precinct has been publicizing the neighborhood-based policing program proposed for all the city’s precincts, since his precinct is to be one of the early adopt More...

Share Your Ideas For Astoria Park’s $30M Allocation

The Parks Department is holding a workshop about Astoria Park, as part of the Mayor’s Anchor Park program. Share Your Ideas for Astoria Park on Wednesday, November 16th, from 7 pm to 9 pm at Bohemian Hall, 29-19 24th Ave., in Astoria. More...

Simotas Honors Summer Readers

On October 25th, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas honored 52 local students with official NYS Assembly Certificates for successfully completing the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge. More...

Hellenic American Project Opens At Queens College

Last month the Hellenic American Project (HAP) opened its doors at Queens College, CUNY. Located in the Rosenthal Library, HAP is an archive of digitized material available to individuals interested in researching the Greek- American experience. More...

First Annual ‘Batty Over Halloween’ A Spooktacular!

Central Astoria LDC’s “1st Annual Batty Over Halloween Celebration,” held Sunday, October 30th, on the Great Lawn at Astoria Park turned out to be a major hit with children and adul More...

Fish Clubs At APEC

The two fish clubs that meet alternate months at Alley Pond Environmental Center on Northern Blvd. in Douglaston consist of members ranging in age from 10 to 93 years of age. More...

Chian Federation To Honor Psaros Of KPS Capital

The Board of Directors and the Homeric Award Committee of the Chian Federation cordially invite you to attend the 37th Homeric Award Gala.  The Chian Federation is pleased to announce the 37th Annual Homeric Award Gala will take place on Friday, More...

Cops: Lock & Unload Cars To Foil Crooks

Police officials at the 114th Precinct are again urging area motorists to remove all valuables before they park their vehicles and walk away.  More...

Café Istanbul’s Grand Opening In Astoria

EID MUBARAK! Café Istanbul celebrated their Grand Opening on October 30th, in honor of Turkey’s Republic Day with a feast, hookah and belly dancing (Eid Mubarak means “may you be blessed with joyous health and peace.”)  More...

UCCA Hosts Annual Halloween Bash

Hundreds of youngsters and their families gathered at Central Lounge in Astoria to celebrate and dance at the annual Children’s Halloween Costume Party, hosted by the United Community Civic Association (UCCA).  More...

Kim Announces $125K To Renovate Flushing Town Hall

Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing), joined by the Board of Directors for the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, announced the allocation of $125,000 for renovations to Flushing Town Hall’s parking lot. More...

114th Pct. Cops Honored

Police Officers Cristina McDonald and Dwight Wanzer are partners in the 114th Precinct. Working together for more than a decade, the duo was recognized as the precinct’s Cops-of-the- Month for September.  More...

Breaking Ground On New Senior Housing In Corona

NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, the Office of Attorney General Eric T. More...

City & State’s Queens Borough 50

City & State’s Borough 50 Series recognized top 50 community leaders from Queens at a breakfast honoring the “Power 50” leaders in Queens on November 1st at Penthouse808 Rooftop at Ravel Hotel (8- 08 Queens Plaza South, Long Isl More...

QCP’s Annual Pumpkin Decorating

On Wednesday, October 26th, individuals from Queens Centers for Progress’ (QCP) Bellerose Day Services Program, celebrated the fall season with their annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest. More...

Local Express

Tara Clancy

Tara Clancy’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily, The New York Times Magazine, and The Rumpus. More...

E. Elmhurst Corona Alliance Protests New Shelter

The East Elmhurst Corona Alliance, “a community-based grass roots organization specifically formed to voice the community’s opposition to additional shelters and promote the quality of life in our neighborhood,” held a rally against More...

Great Neck Plaza Announces Fall Restaurant Week

The Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) and the Village of Great Neck Plaza announce that Restaurant Week – Fall 2016 Edition, will take place from Sunday November 6, to Sunday, November 13.  More...

The Pulpit

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‘The Ramones Way’

On Sunday October 30, the street in front of Forest Hills High (“Rock ‘n’ Roll High School”) was co-named to honor punk rock pioneers and legend, The Ramones. More...

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