August 7, 2013 RSS feed / Features

Sunnyside Remembers Jazz Legend "Bix" Beiderbecke

Jazz enthusiasts from around the country came to Sunnyside last week to enjoy the annual musical tribute to Leon Bismark "Bix" Beiderbecke, one of the early legends of Jazz. More...

Movie Fans Say Goodbye To Famous Fast Food Location

It was made famous in the 1988 hit comedy Coming To America starring Eddie Murphy as the fast food restaurant McDowell’s. More...

Silver Screen Holds Nostalgic Reunion

Hundreds of fans of the legendary Long Island City night club, Silver Screen, came together for a reunion on May 15 at Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway St., Astoria.The masses danced to music from the 70s and 80s featured by DJ Stevie K, DJ Niko and DJ More...

Van Bramer, DOT Announce Safety Improvements In LIC

On July 29, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer was joined by Queens DOT Commissioner Dalila Hall, Gail O. More...

Harpell Introduces Customized Meds Dispensing

Harpell Pharmacies are pleased to announce that they now offer a customized packaging solution to help its customers take the right medications, at the right time, every time. More...

Muslim Society Awareness

The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (LPAC) of LaGuardia Community College was among 15 of the nation’s art organizations to receive an Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) grant to develop artistic projects that will expand awarene More...

Simotas’ Full Disclosure Act Signed Into Law

In a victory for community access to information and greater transparency, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas’ legislation, the Community Full Disclosure Act (CFDA), has been signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on August 1 and takes effect 60 days fro More...

Open Air Music And Movies At Astoria Park Waterfront

Throughout the summer, Astoria Park has been hosting the annual Central Astoria Local Development Coalition (CALDC) Waterfront Concert Series on the Astoria Park Great Lawn, facing the East River. Every concert is free. More...

Medieval Monks Recorded Ireland’s Climate

Ireland enjoys a mild and stable climate. But even in Ireland there are years that stand out as unusual. More...

The Pulpit

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Bayside Gym Vows To Make Eastern Queens Healthier

        Out of a renovated automobile service garage in Bayside comes a new contender in personal training and fitness.        Owners Anthony Lucic and Dominick Fortino can train the mo More...

Long Island Native Makes Documentary On New York State Pavillion

A decaying remnant of the 1964-65 World's Fair in Flushing Meadows Corona Park has found an advocate in 27-year-old Matthew Silva, a teacher who is making a documentary about the New York State Pavilion. More...

DOT Leaves Dutch Kills Street Dark For Six Months

There is a street light that is out in front of the home of an elderly woman in Dutch Kills. More...

Local-Express

Carol Conslato is the director of Public Affairs for Con Edison and is responsible for community and government relations. More...

EmblemHealth To Hold Diabetes Risk Reduction Pilot Program

EmblemHealth, the largest New Yorkbased health insurer, will enroll up to 100 people this year into a program proven to reduce the risk of developing diabetes by half, through weight loss, increased activity and positive lifestyle changes.  More...

Rocking Retirement

Generations ago, retirement was thought of as a time to take it easy—a time of rocking on porch chairs and reminiscing about the good old days. But that’s not the case with the current generation of retirees. More...

25th Annual Astoria 5K Against Drug Abuse

The day after the All-Star Game 5K in Prospect Park, the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens held their 25th annual 2013 5K Run/Walk Against Drug Abuse in Astoria. More...

Teen Starts Library Program To Improve Self-Esteem

Local teen Melissa Alfred started Catwalks of the World, a runway show and dance performance for teens that will take place on August 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Queens Library’s Lefrak City Branch. More...

QBG To Host Colombian Floral Artists For Festival

Queens Botanical Garden announced their sponsorship and participation in New York’s 2013 Festival De Las Flores (The Festival of the Flowers). More...

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