January 25, 2017 RSS feed / Features

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Guy Davis

Guy Davis once said, “I like antiques and old things, old places, that still have the dust of those who’ve gone before us lying upon them.” Blowing that dust off just enough to see its beauty is something Guy has excelled at for ove More...

Queens Library Launches Survey On Services, Spaces & Programs

A key component of the library’s Strategic Planning Initiative, the survey seeks to enhance services and programs and align them with the public’s current and future needs More...

Gianaris To Introduce Legislation To Prohibit Tenant Blacklisting

State Senator Michael Gianaris will introduce legislation that would prohibit tenant blacklisting following the New York School of Urban Ministry’s “attempt to blindside and misleadingly demand current low-income tenants vacate their home More...

Katz Gives Preview Of Borough Wide Address

On the threshold of delivering her fourth State of the Borough address, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz gave Community Board 1 (CB 1) a preview.  More...

‘Meet The Veggies’ At Children’s Library Discovery Center

Garden Lites, the delicious vegetable company, and GrowingGreat, a non-profit organization with a mission to empower every child to grow up healthy through science-based garden and nutrition educatio More...

Ask Dr. Universe

Dear Dr. Universe:  Why do cows burp methane? —Silas, 10, Seattle, WA Dear Silas,  More...

Teen Subway Arsonist Arrested

Piotr Olszewski, a 30-year-old Brooklyn man, said he wondered why a teenager was staring at him as he headed home on a Queens Bound G train early on January 20 – until he awoke to find the teen standing over him, grinning and watching him burn. More...

Dromm Joins Hundreds In Queens LGBT Winter Pride Celebration

Council Member Daniel Dromm joined Queens Pride, the organizers of the Queens Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival at their annual Winter Pride fundraiser at Astoria World Manor.  More...

Queensbridge Celebration Of Peace Anniversary

On Thursday, January 19th, Assembly Member Catherine Nolan joined the 696 Build Queensbridge Crisis Management Team, Jacob Riis Settlement House and many others for the one-year anniversary Celebration of Peace at Queensbridge Houses.  More...

How We Create & How We Cope: Intersections of Art & Mental Health

On Friday, February 10, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, the LAB at QCA presents “How We Create and How We Cope: Intersections of Art & Mental Health.” Queens native, poet, and curator Audrey Dimola will host a panel and performance designe More...

Braving The Cold To Protect The Trees

Known for their smart license plates, the HueCore team took a break from the job to create lasting change for their hometown. More...

Kim Launches Free Tax Prep With Urban Upbound For 5th Year

Assembly Member Ron Kim (D-Flushing) and Urban Upbound announced that they will be continuing their collaboration in providing free tax services to eligible New Yorkers. More...

Fariña Announces Community And CEC Elections

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña recently announced the beginning of the 2017 Community and Citywide Education Council election cycle and encouraged all public school parents to consider running for a seat so they can make a significant More...

Mount Sinai Queens’ New Emergency Department

Mount Sinai Queens is at the vanguard of medical care, and has invested millions to stay at the cutting edge. MSQ is keeping the community healthy, both physically and economically. More...

St. Francis Prep Receives Special Honors

On January 20th, a representative from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools visited St. Francis Prep to present plaques recognizing Prep’s standout Guidance and Art Departments. More...

The Pulpit

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St. Francis Prep Honored By MSA For Guidance, Art, Music

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Vallone Recognizes Long Time Bayside Business Owner

The Dinette & Furniture Center Inc., owned and operated by David Yousefzadeh since 1978, has been a fixture in the Bayside community. After nearly 40 years in business, the store will be closing by the end of January. More...

City Council Passes First- Ever Cultural Package

The New York City Council passed its firstever package of cultural legislation since the establishment of the Department of Cultural Affairs in 1976, as well as the largest set of reforms to the Percent for Art program since it was initiated 1982. More...

Anglins Beach Café: A Bit Of Astoria In Florida

While in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, Florida, one is moved by the beauty of Anglins Beach Café, a beachfront pier and café with outdoor dining and a patio that can accommodate any size party, great food and a great view. More...

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