Archive by month August

Events In Queens For Aug. 29 – Sept. 4

THURSDAY 8/29 Networking Mixer Enjoy the Manhattan skyline while networking for free where you can meet with small business owners, funders and local elected officials. You will also learn about programs, small business resources, and advice available for you to grow your business. The mixer will take place at the Z Rooftop at Z Hotel, […]

NBA Guard Royal Ivey Returns to Hollis

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last weekend, NBA point guard Royal Ivey returned to his hometown in Hollis to re-launch his annual three-day summer workshop, the “Defending Your Dream” skills clinic. For six years, the NBA star and his parents, Rod and Jennifer Ivey, have been giving back to the community with the clinic that […]

NYHQ Comm. Art Garden Growing

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While visiting a hospital can be a foreboding experience, New York Hospital Queens is using art to brighten up their patients’ days. The hospital held a reception on Aug. 21 to celebrate the completion of the first phase of its Community Art Garden. Around 75 pieces of artwork line one […]

Badminton Booming At College Point Court

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you head over to 119th Street in College Point, you would find what looks like the offices and warehouses of the JAD Corporation. However, behind one of these doors lie not boxes, machines or equipment. Instead, you will find the College Point Badminton Court. The court, found at 20-24 […]

Arthur Ashe Kids Days This Weekend

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The U.S. Open is just around the corner and Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day will once again kick off the festivities with fun for the whole family. Taking place on Saturday, the 18th iteration of the family-focused event will include a ticketed stadium show and concert inside Arthur Ashe Stadium and […]

NY Kids Club Comes To Long Island City

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The first ever New York Kids Club will come to Queens next year. Winick Realty Group recently announced the Kids  Club’s tenth location – Long Island City’s largest waterfront rental apartments, located at 45-45 Center Blvd. With more than 50 percent of TF Cornerstone’s 820 rental apartments up for lease […]

Kitchen Projects You Can Finish This Weekend

Minor kitchen updates can result in enhanced appearance, enjoyment and increased home value. With a free weekend and a modest budget, you can accomplish some do-it-yourself projects that will give your kitchen a whole new look. Focus on projects that will have maximum impact with minimal time invested. These would be projects such as restoring […]

Mayor Bloomberg Suggests Fingerprinting NYCHA Residents

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer While Mayor Michael Bloomberg discussed his public safety policy on his weekly radio show last week, he also suggested a way to increase security within New York City Housing Authority developments, saying residents should be fingerprinted when they enter a building. Judge Shira Scheindlin deemed Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk policy […]

101st Pct. Robberies

ROBBERY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance locating and identifying the following suspect wanted in connection with a robbery. At 4:15 a.m. on Aug. 11 at the corner of Beach and New Haven Avenues, the female victim was talking on her cell phone when the suspect approached and struck her hand, causing her […]

104th Pct. Collision Investigation

COLLISION INVESTIGATION – At 4:32 a.m. on Aug. 16, police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Woodhaven Boulevard, at 78th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers observed a 29-year-old Hispanic male lying on the roadway, with severe trauma to the body. EMS also responded and transported the male to Jamaica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. […]