January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Features

On The Road in Italy: Florence Leather Coats

Florence is a major leather center. When I bought a leather coat in Izmir, Turkey years ago, the owner said “the leather is from Italy.” In late fall 2017, I planned to shop for leather at the source: Italy. More...

Bayside Historical Society’s 17th Annual Winter Art Show

The Bayside Historical Society will hold its 17th Annual Winter Art Show at its home in the Castle in Fort Totten Park, January 14-28. More...

Local-Express

Victoria Hristoff

Victoria Hristoff is a “raging intersectional feminist, Aquarius, and Queens native,” who was born and raised in Bayside. More...

St. Nicholas To Host Dinner Dance Honoring Fr. Paul Palesty

The Greek Orthodox Shrine Church of St. Nicholas family will come together on January 27 to honor Father Paul Palesty and Presbytera Anastasia Palesty on the 40th Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood and their 20th year anniversary at St. More...

Celebrate Lunar New Year At Resorts World Casino NYC

In honor of the Lunar New Year, Resorts World Casino New York City is hosting traditional artists, dancing, and calligraphy through February 17 in the spirit of Chinese culture!  More...

Dromm’s Mom, A PFLAG Founder, Dies

Mary Audrey Gallagher, the mother of NYC Council Member Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights, Elmhurst) and a founding member of PFLAG/Queens, a support, education and advocacy group for parents, families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgen More...

Woman, 82, Run Over By Car

An 82-year-old Jackson Heights woman continues to fight for her life this week, after she fell while crossing on Northern Boulevard and was run over by a car on January 4.  More...

Wilderness Adventurer To Speak At Astoria Bookshop

Queens resident and author of “Way Out There: Adventures of a Wilderness Trekker,” J. Robert Harris is speaking at the Astoria Bookshop at 31-29 31st Street in Astoria on January 18 at 7 p.m. More...

Crowley Hosts Roundtable With Immigrant-Rights Groups

House Democratic Caucus Chair Joe Crowley (D-NY) held a roundtable on January 2 with representatives from leading immigrant-rights groups to discuss the urgent need for Congress to pass a clean DREAM Act.  More...

Rebuilding Of St. Nicholas At WTC Site Comes To A Halt

The rebuilding of the St. More...

Remembering Dr. King Jr.: An Advocate Of Civil Rights

Both hailed as a civil rights leader who achieved his ends by nonviolent means and vilified as a traitor to the cause of black equality, Martin Luther King, Jr., a Baptist minister from Atlanta Georgia, was born on Jan 15, 1929 at the home of his par More...

Seventh Annual Shave The ‘Stache For Autism

On Friday, January 12 at 6:30 p.m. Paul Halvatzis and friends will host the seventh annual Shave the ‘Stache for Autism fundraiser for QSAC. More...

Three Queens Companies Finalists For Award For Outstanding Workplace Practices

Thirteen New York City businesses are being honored by the Columbia Aging Center for valuing workers of all ages. More...

The Pulpit

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Man Slashed, Beaten On Astoria Subway

Police are searching for a man who assaulted and slashed an Astoria man during a dispute on a Manhattan-bound N strain.  Police said the victim got into an argument with the suspect while the two men were boarding the train at the Astoria-Ditmar More...

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