February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Van Bramer Leads MMI Protest Against Hate

City Council Majority Leader Member Jimmy Van Bramer held a rally attended by over 1,000 Queens residents at the Museum of the Moving Image to protest the act of alleged white supremacists that undermined the purpose of actor Shia LaBoeuf’s art More...

Urban Upbound Offers Free Tax Help

On a cold Friday January 27th, many area residents and elected officials came to Long Island City at the Free Tax Prep corner storefront of Urban Upbound. More...

Queens College Tops At Moving Students To Prosperity

The results of a recent study by the Equality of Opportunity Project, as reported on in The New York Times, provide insight into how well Queens College is propelling students up the economic ladder. More...

Look At What’s Coming To Steinway Street

Here’s a first look at the massive 289- room hotel planned for development at the site of a former Western Beef supermarket and four adjacent parcels on Steinway Street and Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. More...

Stained Glass Workshop For Older Adults

For the last month the older adult art class at HANAC Harmony JVL Innovative Senior Center has had the opportunity to work with stained glass artist Todd Allen. More...

Lost In Florence

An interview with Evan Oppenheimer, writer-director of Lost in Florence, by Nicollette Barsamian and Jon Headlee  More...

Walking The Beat

Police Officers Masouridis (r.) and Holly (l.), the special neighborhood coordination officers (NCO) from the 114th Precinct, stopped by Amorelli Realty. More...

Vaughn College Hosts Robotics Competition

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology hosted a robotics competition on January 28th. The college is located at 86-01 23rd Ave., Flushing.   More...

The Pulpit

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New Name For Local Crime Prevention

Meet recently appointed 114th Precinct Crime Prevention Officer, Gabriel Tovar, who has more than a decade on the job, an eye on crime, and a message he hopes to share with the community.  More...

Community Board 3, Elections

On January 19th, Community Board 3 held the election of its executive officers. Philip Papas was elected Chair of Community Board 3, by majority. The following officers were also elected:   More...

Mount Sinai Health System Celebrates February’s Heart Month

In recognition of American Heart Month in February, the Mount Sinai Health System will host “Go Red” Community Heart Health Fairs at its hospitals. More...

Actor Arrested In Scuffle At Anti-Trump Installation

Local residents wasted no time this week expressing their disapproval of a live art installation outside the Museum of the Moving Image (MMI) in Long Island City.  More...

Peralta Distributes 2,000 Winter Coats to the Community

As temperatures are expected to dip, state Senator Jose Peralta, in cooperation with Woodside on the Move, Burlington Coat Factory and Delta Air Lines, donated about 2,000 coats to several community More...

Local Express

Greg Dybec

Greg Dybec is the author of The Art of Living Other People's Lives, a humorous collection of essays. He is currently the Managing Editor of Elite Daily. Keep up with him @gregdybec. He lives in Astoria. More...

Killing Kompany Visits Riccardo’s With New Mystery Dinner Show

The Killing Kompany, New York’s leading murder mystery dinner theatre group, makes a return appearance at Riccardo’s By The Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave, Astoria, with a brand new comedy murder mystery dinner show, Valentine For Murder, on Satu More...

Astoria-LIC Kiwanis Donates To SHAREing & CAREing

The Astoria-Long Island City Kiwanis President George Perno presented a donation to President Anna Kril of SHAREing & CAREing, a breast and ovarian cancer support group. More...

Number One Son Of The Lunar New Year

The first baby of the Lunar New Year was born at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens on Saturday January 28th, at 12:18 am. Raiden, a boy, was born to mother Jing Ma and father Benno Tan. More...

ACA Repeal Will Raise Costs Cut Care For Seniors

Congress Member Carolyn B. More...

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