Archive by month November

Events In Queens For Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

Events In Queens For Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

LIGHTS & LATKES, Sunnyside Jewish Center, Dec. 1 (see below). FRIDAY 11/29 BLACK FRIDAY HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW If you do not want to spend the day shopping on Black Friday, head over to Rejuvenate for a fun holiday trunk show! The show will take place at Rejuvenate Face and Body at 26-17 23rd. Ave., Astoria, […]

Musicians Of Queens: Matt Sucich

Musicians Of Queens: Matt Sucich

While Matt Sucich has been writing songs and performing on-and-off for a long time, he somewhat recently had a realization that music was a career he wanted to dedicate himself fully to. “A few years ago, I had that ‘you-know-it-when-you-find-it’ moment where certain things suddenly made sense and I just got busy,” he said. The […]

Jay Z Laying Low From Barneys

Jay Z did not decide to part ways with Barneys after two Black people were racially profiled for shoplifting, but he did decide to cancel the kick-off party to celebrate the collaboration between the hip-hop star-turned-mogul and the high-end retailer. Both shoppers – including one from Corona – claim they were racially profiled by the […]

Holidays Kick Off With MTA

With the holiday season inching closer, you will once again be able to ride trains and buses that were used prominently a long time ago. The MTA will launch a special series of holiday trains and buses on the first four Sundays in December. The first of the nostalgic trains will run on Dec. 1 […]

Right Back To Work

Not even an attack can keep this elected official down for long. Just days after she was assaulted and robbed in Washington D.C., U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) was back on the job. On Tuesday, Meng was hit over the head and robbed of her handbag while she was out for a walk, with the […]

Electeds Act Out At Queens College Show

      Queens elected officials took part in “Legislative Acts,” a fundraiser for Big Buddy and Women and Work, performing at Lefrak Concert Hall at Queens College on Nov. 23. Some of the highlights of the show included Borough President-elect Melinda Katz singing “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning;” former Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr. […]

Food Crawl Highlights Queens Eateries

To celebrate the integration of food and technology, Verizon Wireless organized an event that put local Queens eateries on the map through a food crawl on Nov. 23. The new flagship Verizon Wireless store, located at Steinway Street in Astoria, was the starting point of a five-hour foodie-adventure, as a select group of reporters, bloggers […]

MOMI’s Holiday Weekend

With a long Thanksgiving weekend upon us, Queens residents may be looking for a fun, relaxing indoor activity to do after stuffing themselves with turkey on Thursday. The Museum of Moving Image has packed the days from Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 with films and activities for children and adults alike. The Museum, located at […]

LEROY COMRIE Reflects On 12 Years In Office

LEROY COMRIE Reflects On 12 Years In Office

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer “He is the kindest and most compassionate man. When you walk down the streets with him, he’s like a rock star,” said Councilman-elect Daneek Miller. “The community just appreciates him and loves him so much.” In his 12 years serving District 27, Councilman Leroy Comrie (D-St.Albans) has established himself as […]

JAMES GENNARO Improved The City’s Health

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) has dedicated his professional life to making New York City a better place to live. By passing landmark smoking legislation, helping the environment and making sure his district’s streets are clean, Gennaro has spent more than a decade making sure we can enjoy longer, healthier […]