July 26, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Capital Improvements, School Tech Upgrade Funding Secured

NYS Senator Jose Peralta announced on July 20 funding he was able to secure in this year’s state budget for several Jackson Heights schools. More...

Federation Of Italian American Organizations Hosts Annual 5K

The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Queens hosted the 29th Annual 5K Run/Walk on July 23 at the FIAO Soccer Field at 20th Avenue and 33rd Street in Astoria. More...

Annual National Night Out To Be Held Amidst Declining Crime Rate

More than halfway through 2017, crime is down by 20.52% year to date in the 114th Precinct and to celebrate and continue the trend, next Tuesday, August 1, the precinct’s annual Night Out against crime will be held in Astoria Park. More...

Creating A Home For Eight Challenged Adults

On Tuesday, July 18, an official groundbreaking ceremony took place at 247-12 136 Avenue in Rosedale for a new one-story, fully accessible home for eight individuals. More...

Luxury Living In The Heart Of Dutch Kills

The site of a former yellow cab dispatch center in Dutch Kills has been transformed into a 10-story luxury tower, featuring 428 apartments at 30-02 39th Avenue, between 30th and 31st Streets in the heart of the Long Island City community. More...

De Blasio Meets With DA Brown At Queens Criminal Courthouse

As part of his “City Hall In Your Borough” tour, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his staff set up office in Queens Borough Hall this week. More...

Inaugurate Jim Henson Exhibition At Museum Of The Moving Image

At a celebratory opening ceremony for The Jim Henson Exhibition, housed in a new gallery at Museum of the Moving Image funded by the City of New York, the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, the Museum’s Executive Director Carl Goodman More...

‘ART – Vol 1: Each Painting Tells A Story’

“ART – Vol 1: Each Painting Tells A Story” is an inspirational coffee table book filled with the original artwork of Andreas C. Chrysafis. More...

Bus Countdown Clocks Being Installed Across Astoria

Councilman Costa Constantinides and Department of Transportation Queens Borough Commissioner Nicole Garcia announced on July 24 the installation of MTA Bus Time signs in Astoria. More...

Q.E.D Gives A Voice To Local Artists

The local performance space and arts education establishment, Q.E.D., has been providing artists from all over a chance to showcase their talents and teach others their various art forms since late 2014. More...

Riding With Team Kermit

More than 6,000 folks from all over the country and the world will gather and ride their bikes to raise money to keep the fight going. In addition, we have an army of 4,000 volunteers to support the riders’ efforts.  More...

CALDC Presents Streetfighter Concert & ‘Breakfast Club’ Screening

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s 2017 Waterfront Concert Series continues on Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. More...

LIC-A Is Calling All Artists!

Are you interested in art and want to submit your paintings or drawings? Or do you simply want to view other talented people’s works? More...

Local-Express

Alicen Grey

Alicen Grey is an award-winning writer, performance artist and tireless question-asker. Her work, largely inspired by her experiences of both abuse and oppression, explores the relationship between the personal and the political. More...

Crowley Announces Winner Of 2017 Art Competition

Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the Democratic Caucus, announced the winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for New York’s 14th Congressional District. Jackson Heights resident Emily Fabrizi, a senior at St. More...

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Astoria Couple Busted In Deadly Drug Deals

A 45-year-old Astoria man was arrested last week for recklessly endangering lives by selling and possessing drugs containing the powerful painkiller, fentanyl. More...

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