April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Maloney, Velázquez Host Town Hall On Gun Safety Reform

On April 7 Congress Members Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Nydia Velázquez (NY-7) joined gun violence prevention advocates and New York City students and residents for a town hall on gun safety reform. More...

Cancer Survivors, Let Your Voice Be Heard! Take The Survey

Since November 2017, SHAREing and CAREing has been assisting two graduate students from The School of Visual Arts Design for Social Innovation program who are creating a thesis project that will provide support for cancer survivors. More...

Future Of Flushing Meadows Discussed

The Flushing Meadows Corona Park Conservancy held its first annual State of the Park review. Conservancy President Jean Silva welcomed those in attendance, recognizing many and saying confidently that, “All of you love this park.” More...

C.O. Nunez Promoted To Deputy Inspector

Commanding Officer Captain Osvaldo Nunez is now Deputy Inspector and overall crime in the 114th Precinct is down by almost 3 percent (2.6 percent to be exact) through April 1.  “Congratulations to our newly promoted Commanding Officer. More...

Civic Association Meets With Public Advocate

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James met with board members of the North Queens Homeowners Civic Association of Jackson Heights, including Dino Pavlou, the Executive Board Chair. More...

QBG’s 2018 “People, Plants, Cultures” Photo Contest

Celebrate spring and dip into summer by submitting your beautiful photos taken at Queens Botanical Garden from April 1 through June 30 for a chance to win; one year of free family-level membership at the Garden ($85 value) and six festival admission More...

Aktina’s Greek Music Journey 2018: The Magic Of Bouzouki

On Friday, April 20, at 8:30 pm, AKTINA Productions will be hosting the latest concert in its acclaimed series, “Greek Music Journey” at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, on 68th Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues in Manhattan More...

Hellenic Film Society USA Announces Premiere of Greek Film Expo

The Hellenic Film Society USA is pleased to announce its first-ever Greek Film Expo, a showcase for six outstanding Greek comedies and dramas, to be held April 27-May 3 in the New York metropolitan area. More...

The Dean Martin Show At Queens Theatre

Dino Pavlou Productions and King Willy present, direct from Las Vegas, The Dean Martin Show. More...

Miss Greek Independence 2018: Singer/Songwriter Annamaria

Having kicked off a phenomenal 2018, NYC based singer/songwriter Annamaria has been using her talents to promote her Greek roots this spring, as she was recently crowned Miss Greek Independence 2018. More...

Target, Marshalls Stores Headed To Ditmars

A two-story building on 31st Street in Astoria will soon be taken down to make way for a new Target store.  The building on 31st Street near Ditmars Boulevard is currently home to a Subway sandwich shop, Cohen’s Optical, The Rock Health &a More...

Random Access Music Announces Annual Queens Music Festival

The New York-based composer & performer collective, Random Access Music, announced the seventh annual Queens New Music Festival will take place on May 16-20. More...

The Pulpit

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Peter Latos Prostate Cancer Foundation To Host Annual Gala

The Peter Latos Prostate Cancer Foundation is holding its 5th Annual Gala celebrating five years of fighting prostate cancer, and honoring Aaron E. Katz, MD. More...

Riccardo’s By The Bridge Is Up And Running

Contrary to reports on news sites and on some social media, Riccardo’s by the Bridge (21-01 24th Ave.), a landmark institution in Astoria, is fully open and doing business as usual. More...

How We Create & How We Cope: Art & Mental Illness

“How We Create & How We Cope: Intersections Of Art & Mental Health/Mental Illness” is another angle of Little Theatre’s “Rough Draft”—vibrantly pieced together from a group of artists and performers viscera More...

MTA: Renovations Will Continue Despite Scaled-Back Plans

Officials at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) said last week that work currently in progress on the 36th Avenue subway station in Long Island City and the 30th Avenue station in Astoria will not be affected by the agency’s decisi More...

Wishing A Happy Easter

Paul Halvatzis and Dillon DePinto from Amorelli Realty stopped by First Central Savings Bank and shared a Good Friday thought, and wishes for a Happy Easter with the staff. More...

Local-Express

Mariah Fredericks

Mariah Fredericks was born and raised in New York City, where she still lives with her family. She is the author of several YA novels. “A Death Of No Importance” is her first adult novel.  More...

A Great Place To Do Business

As LIC continues to become a prominent spot to live, it also is becoming a great spot to do business. The Rainier Photography Studio had its grand opening on Sunday, March 25. More...

‘Spring Break Fun In The Park’ At Dutch Kills

The Central Astoria LDC’s second “Spring Break Fun In The Park” event on Wednesday, April 4, at Dutch Kills Playground (Crescent Street and 36th Avenue in Long Island City) brought fantastic fun for all the children who attended the More...

Resorts World Showcases The Queens Botanical Garden In Photo Exhibit

Resorts World Casino New York City and the Queens Botanical Garden are partnering to celebrate nature’s beauty in Queens with the new exhibit, “Spring Into Queens.” The exhibit, featuring photography by Queens Botanical Garden staff More...

A Fresh Civility: Queens College MFA Show

“A Fresh Civility,” the Queens College MFA Show curated by John Yau will be exhibited at LIC Artists’ Plaxall Gallery (5-25 46th Avenue, Long Island City), April 13 - May 13. More...

Holy Friday Sacred Liturgy At St. Nicholas

Thousands observed Holy Friday’s Sacred Liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas, 196- 10 Northern Blvd. Flushing on Friday, April 6. More...

Sister Tesa Fitzgerald Of Hour Children To Be Honored

On Friday, May 4, the St. John’s University Ladies of Charity will host their annual “Evening of Hope” from 7:00-11:00 pm at the Immaculate Conception Center in Douglaston. Sr. Tesa Fitzgerald, CSJ will receive the St. More...

Constantinides Casts His Participatory Budgeting Ballot

Council Member Costa Constantinides kicked off the start of participatory budgeting in his district by casting his ballot on April 7 for his favorite projects. More...

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