November 1, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Internet in Bloom for The Layperson

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. More...

Queens County Bar Association’s Annual Lecture

The Queens County Bar Association (QCBA) held their annual lecture: “Recent Significant Developments From Our Highest Appellate Courts.” It took place on October 24 at the QCBA’s headquarters in downtown Jamaica.  More...

Urban Upbound Gala Huge Success

Urban Upbound hosted its 13th annual Gala, themed Pathways to Prosperity through Partnerships, on October 25 at City Winery, at 155 Varick Street in Manhattan. More...

Taminent Regular Democratic Club Celebrates 86th

The Taminent Regular Democratic Club held a dinner dance on Saturday to celebrate the organization’s 86th Anniversary. More...

Artist Commissioning Program Announces Four Awardees!

The selected artists include playwright Judith Sloan, composer Landon Knoblock, composer Neil Padukone, and choreographer XiaoChuan Xie. Each artist will receive $10,000 towards the creation and the production of their performing art project. More...

Astoria’s Scariest Halloween House

One of Astoria’s favorite Halloween houses is even bigger and better this year! More...

Firefighters Of Engine 325

Lt. Anthony Abatemarco and other firefighters from Engine 325 stopped by to say hello to Paul Halvatzis of Amorelli Realty. More...

Overall Crime Takes A Nosedive At 114th Precinct

Police at the 114th Precinct continue to turn the tide on crime in the command, efforts that sent overall crime spiraling downward by 16 percent through October 15, compared with the same time period in 2016.  Captain Osvaldo Nunez, newly appoin More...

The Pulpit

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Founders Of Bareburger Launch New Sustainable BBQ Concept In Astoria

When searching for the perfect location for his new concept, Salt & Bone Smokehouse, Bareburger CEO and founder Euripides Pelekanos kept going back to one place – home.  More...

MTA ‘Makes The Right Choice For NYC Kids’

A grassroots coalition praised the MTA Board of Directors for its vote to eliminate alcohol advertising from the vehicles and property of the MTA system. More...

Bill To Help Manage Property Taxes Announced

Council Member Costa Constantinides announced on October 30 that he would introduce a bill to ease property tax management, creating greater transparency between the Department of Finance (DOF) and property owners. More...

Crime Way Down In The 114th Pct., Zero Murders And One Shooting

There was a single shooting incident and zero homicides in the 28-day period ending October 15 in the 114th Precinct, as reported at the October 22 114th Precinct Community Council Meeting. More...

Filmmakers Come To Astoria To Denounce Gentrification

The Queens Anti-Gentrification Project (QAGP) held a meeting at the Greater Astoria Historical Society a week ago, and showed two short videos. More...

‘Melina, The Last Greek Goddess’

“Melina” was performed at the Hellenic Cultural Center (27-09 Crescent Street in Astoria) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 27 to 29. More...

Local-Express

Tommy Jose Stathes

In 2015, the Gazette interviewed Tommy Jose Stathes about his archive of cartoons on film. More...

Call For Subway Elevators

The ongoing $150 million makeover of subway stations in Astoria and Dutch Kills should include the installation of elevators to accommodate people with disabilities and the area’s large senior population, according to local lawmakers, members o More...

Fall Leaf Pickup Rules

City street trees are shedding their leaves, turning sidewalks into great piles of color. More...

Legionnaires’ Disease In Downtown Flushing

The Health Department is currently investigating a community cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in downtown Flushing. The total number of confirmed cases in this cluster to 14. More...

Resorts World Casino NYC Unveils Newest Casino

Resorts World Casino New York City (RWNY) unveiled on October 25 its newest gaming experience on the venue’s third floor, “Central Park,” where patrons can enjoy an additional 336 video lottery terminals (VLT) and Electronic Table G More...

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