2018-10-17 E-Edition


Margot Yale

Margot Yale is a curator and art historian based in Queens. She is a cataloguer in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Museum of Modern Art. She recently finished her year-long tenure as an art producer for the Artist Commissioning Program at the Queens Council on the Arts (QCA), where she participated in selecting and supporting four performing […]

UCCA Holds Free Community Shredding Event

Astoria Bookshop: New Releases

The weather might not feel like autumn, but the calendar says it is–and that means big stacks of exciting new releases on the shelves of Astoria Bookshop every week! Check out some of their personal favorites below, or stop in to browse and find some new favorites of your own–and get a sneak peek at some pre-orders they can’t wait […]

192 Restaurant & Bar

192 Restaurant & Bar is a casual, neighborhood bar and restaurant on the easy-to-reach corner of 192nd Street and Northern Blvd. Whether you just want to have a relaxing Happy Hour after work, enjoy a burger, wrap, or salad or lunch, or sink into a full dinner, 192 Restaurant & Bar has your number. What’s more, they have a private […]

The Sights And Sounds Of Norway

The sights and sounds of Norway were the focus of the premiere of St. Michael’s Cemetery’s new travelogue series, which will explore the nations of the world. Entitled, “A Journey Around The World,” the ongoing program will explore the cultural highlights of various countries and their cultures. Victoria Hofmo, president and founder of the Scandinavian East Coast Museum in Bay […]

Successful Sale Days

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Being aware of breast cancer and its prevalence is extremely important, hence we have Breast Cancer Awareness month every October. We want to thank those helping to promote Breast Cancer Awareness this month. Foremost among those who come to mind, is SHAREing & CAREing breast cancer support services, “the face of hope, recovery and cancer survivorship.” As they have said, […]

Elected Officials Mourn The Passing Of Padavan

Upon the passing of former NYS Senator Frank Padavan on October 9 the following elected officials released statements: US Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens): “Frank Padavan was a tireless public servant who loved representing the people of Queens. For 38 years, he was a fixture in the borough as he championed many important issues and causes such as education, mental health […]

Diverse Coalition Supports Building An AirTrain To LaGuardia Airport

On October 11, more than a dozen organizations joined together to announce the launch of A Better Way to LGA, a new coalition in support of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed AirTrain to La- Guardia Airport (AirTrain LGA). The coalition is comprised of community members, economic development groups, transportation advocates, unionized labor, civic stakeholders, and local business leaders, and is co-chaired […]