Weekly Fun In The World’s Borough

Let The Music Play Opening day isn’t just for baseball. Culture Lab LIC kicks off its free concert series with a huge night on April 30. Tilted Axes — guitarists and percussionists who march around with mini-amps strapped over their shoulders — and Brooklyn Raga Massive play. Then Culture Lab LIC offers live concerts from Fridays to Sundays in May […]

Memories of Ravenna: Late Byzantine Period and Exarch Isaac the Armenian


This article is dedicated to all the martyrs that died during the Armenian genocide of 1915. They are remembered on April 24, 2022. Life in late Byzantine Ravenna in its last 200 years, after Belisarius reconquest of Italy, lasted till 751 A. D. A governor/military commander ruled under the Byzantine emperor of Constantinople. The Greek language dominated. Byzantine Italy with […]

Queens Connected Mobile Hotspot Free Lending Program

Queens Public Library announces the Queens Connected Mobile Hotspot Lending Program for free, unlimited internet right at home. Do you need Internet at home for your child’s schoolwork or for your own research? Would you benefit from having WiFi to apply for jobs online or to access the library’s databases and attend virtual programs? WiFi hotspots are now available for […]

NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens ‘LiveOnNY’ Organ Donation Celebration

NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens held a Donate Life Month celebration to raise awareness about organ donation; encourage the community to register as organ, eye and tissue donors; and to honor those who have saved lives through the gift of donation. The celebration honored doctors, recipients, families and caregivers, as well as the clinical teams who worked to grant this second […]

James Wong Howe Film Series Opens at Museum of the Moving Image on May 13

Museum of the Moving Image presents 19-film series devoted to Cinematographer James Wong Howe, the illustrious technician of Golden Age Hollywood and beyond. May 13–June 26, 2022 Museum of the Moving Image presents How Itʼs Done: The Cinema of James Wong Howe, a 19-film screening series devoted to the cinematographer whose skill and innovative ideas shaped the look of classic […]

Kupferberg Center for the Arts Upcoming Events

LADIES SING THE BLUES Friday, May 6 at 8pm, LeFrak Concert Hall Ladies Sing The Blues features vocalists Catherine Russell, Brianna Thomas and Charenee Wade channeling 1920s blues divas Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Ma Rainey, stage and screen icon, Ethel Waters, as well as legends like Billie Holiday, Alberta Hunter, and Ida Cox. MORE INFO at kupferbergcenter.org/event/kupferberg-presents-ladies-sing-the-blues-2/ Kupferberg Center for […]

Senior Struck Crossing 48th Street in LIC


An 89-year-old woman remains in critical condition after she was struck by a gray SUV exiting a parking lot on 48th Street in Long Island City on Saturday afternoon, police said. Cops said the elderly woman was attempting to cross 48th Street near Northern Boulevard at about 2:30 p.m. on April 23rd, when the 37-year-old SUV driver pulled out of […]

‘PingPod’ Table Tennis to Open on Steinway Street


A PongPod table tennis center is slated to open in the heart of Steinway Street on April 30th. PingPod, featuring around-the clock fun with six tennis tables at 30-18 Steinway Street in Astoria, is the fourth location, the first in Queens, established since 2020 by partners, Ernesto Ebuen, a coach and former No. 1- ranked U.S. table tennis player, Max […]

FDNY Offers New Fire Safety Tips


Queens fire officials are reminding city residents to remain alert to fire dangers inside their homes and are urging tenants and homeowners to make sure they have working smoke alarms installed in every room. The reminder, shouted out by fire officials on a regular basis throughout the year, alerts Queens residents that overloaded electric strips and a lack of working […]

Cops: ‘Old-Fashioned Police Work’ Led Detectives to Handyman


Law enforcement officials are praising detectives at the 112th Precinct Squad and the Queens Homicide Squad for their fast apprehension of a 44-year-old handyman in the grisly murder of Forest Hills mother, Otrsolya Gaal, whose remains were discovered in a hockey bag outside Forest Park on April 16th. The cops eyed handyman, David Bonola, early-on in the investigation and “used […]