April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Nolan Joins Community Rally At City Hall

On Tuesday, April 10, Assembly Member Catherine Nolan joined the LIC Coalition, Hunters Point Civic Association, Court Square Civic Association, Justice for All Coalition and her colleagues in government at City Hall to speak out against the city&rsq More...

QCH Receives Algorhythm’s HI Impact Award

Queens Community House (QCH) has been recognized as a recipient of Algorhythm’s 2018 HI Impact Award. More...

New Powerhouse Gym Opens In Long Island City

The fast-growing neighborhood of Long Island City added its newest amenity with the opening of Powerhouse Gym at the Apple Building (30-30 Northern Boulevard), providing another attraction for the growing commercial and residential community.  More...

Cops Seize Cash, Weapons, Lamborghini In Major LIC Drug Bust

Police last week arrested four suspects in what is being described by authorities as a major drug bust.  Police said the arrests were the result of a long-running investigation that began with the overdose deaths of two New York City residents t More...

Senator Jose Peralta Secures Funding For NHS

NYS State Senator Jose Peralta announced on April 11 that he was able to secure a $75,000 allocation in the state budget for the Neighborhood Housing Services of Queens (NHS) to help maintain affordable housing in Queens. More...

The Borough’s Best Food, Drinks, Desserts, And Networking

Queens Taste 2018:

The Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Queens Tourism Council announced that Queens Taste 2018 will take place at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Tuesday, May 1, from 6 pm to 9 pm.  More...

Gyro World’s Grand Opening In Astoria

Gyro World Astoria at 36-02 30th Avenue held their official Grand Opening Celebration and Blessing on April 12. More...

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Rebekah Nelson

Rebekah Nelson is a filmmaker hailing from Queens. She frequently collaborates with The Sparrow Film Project, writing and directing several short films for their festival. More...

Tips For Perfect Wedding Photos

Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion -- something to be celebrated and cherished. More...

Effortless Entertaining

Spring brings plenty of reasons to celebrate, from holidays to weddings to baby showers. Even a just-because al fresco brunch is a great way to share time with family and friends while taking advantage of a beautiful day.  More...

Social Identity Fashion Show At Queens College

The Center for Ethnic, Racial and Religious Understanding (CERRU) held its fifth annual Social Identity Fashion Show: Fashioning Our Identities at Queens College, April 16, in the Student Union Ballroom.  More...

Presenting Global Mashups #1: Latin Boogaloo Meets Afrobeat

On Friday, April 20, Flushing Town Hall resumes its popular Global Mashups series with Global Mashups #1: Latin Boogaloo Meets Afrobeat. More...

Astoria, The New Arts District

A panel discussion was given on Astoria as the new art district, an avant garde, cool, hot, and hip place to work and live; and how development there has to be a planned, thought-out process with multiple steps of implementation, including the commun More...

Julie Chen Establishes Scholarship For St. Francis Prep Students

CBS television personality Julie Chen (“The Talk,” “Big Brother”), St. More...

CALDC Announces 4th Annual Celebrate Astoria! International Cultural Festival

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) and Council Member Costa Constantinides announced the 4th annual International Cultural Festival taking place on Sunday, April 29 at the Street Fair on Steinway Street. More...

Constantinides Addresses Housing In CB 1

Council Member Costa Constantinides joined members of the Community Board 1 Housing Committee and other interested board members on March 22 to discuss housing.  More...

Mixed Topics Aired At Dutch Kills Civic Meeting

This month’s Dutch Kills Civic Association meeting on April 12, was short but interesting, beginning with a demonstration of contemporary door locks that work without keys (though keys are always a fallback) and can be operated with one’s More...

Business Leadership In Astoria

Bridgehampton National Bank (BNB, 35-02 Broadway, Astoria) was the chosen venue for the 1010 WINS Neighborhood Spotlight awards ceremony held on Wednesday, April 11. Attending were (l. More...

First Annual Rocco’s Run In Astoria Park

The first annual Rocco’s Run was held in memory of Rocco Cangemi on Sunday, April 15 at Astoria Park. More...

St. Francis Prep Mounts Annual Spring Concerts

On Friday, April 27, and Friday, May 4, well over 600 students will participate in St. Francis Prep’s annual Spring Concerts. These two nights represent this year’s culmination of one of New York’s best high school music programs. More...

Wedding Planning 101

First comes the proposal then comes the wedding planning. There are dozens of decisions that need to be made before it's time to walk down the aisle, which can be overwhelming for brides and grooms. More...

Life's Biggest Moments Take Center Stage in New UP TV Series

As warm weather approaches, so does wedding season, and family-focused entertainment network UP TV heads down the aisle with a pair of new, unscripted series set to debut this summer. More...

The Pulpit

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114th Precinct Cops Foil Break-In, Nab Two

Police at the 114th Precinct are investigating to determine if two men caught red-handed in a botched break-in at a Long Island City storage facility are suspects in a pattern of recent commercial burglaries. More...

Astoria Social To Host Fundraiser For OANA

Old Astoria Neighborhood Association’s (OANA) friends at Astoria Social invite you to join them as they host a gathering for new and old Astoria residents on Thursday, April 19 from 7 to 9 pm, at 12-21 Astoria Boulevard. More...

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