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QBC 15 Returns To McFadden’s Next Year

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Queens Baseball Convention is making its return next year. After the success of last year’s first event, baseball fans can again celebrate America’s national past time on Jan. 10 at McFadden’s Citi Field. Although planning for the convention’s second edition is in its early stages, tickets for the event […]

Beer & Bacon Festival Coming To Citi Field

Beer and bacon are staples in the diet of most sports fans, and an event this weekend at Citi Field will combine the two for hundreds of fans. Touring baseball fields across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic makes its way to Queens on Saturday for what organizers called a “one-of-a-kind event” that combines […]

Revelations Quintet Comes To Flushing

Revelations Quintet Comes To Flushing

Soprano Candace Matthews will perform as part of the Revelations Quintet on Sunday. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you are a fan of classical music, then head to Flushing this Sunday for a concert not to be missed. Mary’s Nativity Church will present “The Magic of the Baroque,” a performance by the Revelations Quintet. […]

Italy At Home In Corona

Italy At Home In Corona

Cucino A Modo Mio 51-01 108th St., Corona (718) 271-4300 Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Sun. 2-11 p.m. Reservations: Yes Delivery/Takeout: Yes Credit Cards: Yes, all major Alcohol: Full bar Outdoor Seating: Yes What the chefs at Corona’s Cucino A Modo Mio can make, they make well, […]

QNSMADE: Art From And For The Borough

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer A local artist wants to depict our Borough face by face, conversation by conversation. QNSMADE, a web-based project created and curated by Amy Wu,features makers and doers in Queens through a series of portraits and interviews.  The project will officially launch Friday evening at Queens Council on the Arts’ […]

Queens Child Prodigy Appears On Ovation

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer There is a young marvel living right here in Queens. Child prodigy Mabou Loiseau will appear on the new Ovation series, “Young Marvels,” a look at gifted children across the country. The Laurelton-based 8-year-old’s talent is that of a polyglot. She can speak eight different languages fluently and can play […]

Three Summer Festivals Kick Off In Queens

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer This summer, the whole Borough’s a stage. A handful of concert series and festivals are taking over Queens for the coming months, bringing classic and contemporary, homegrown and international performances to residents’ doorsteps. The SummerStage concert series, now in its 29th year, comes to both Queensbridge Park and Socrates Sculpture […]

Taste The World At Garden Brew Fest

All Beer lovers are invited to come celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the New York World’s Fairs at Queens Botanical Garden (QBG)’s inaugural Botanical Brew Fest on July 19. Brew Fest is inspired by Bavarian Oktoberfest traditions and is an opportunity for beer lovers to sample a variety of brews and learn the […]

Jodi Long: From Queens To The Screen

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you turn on the television or head to the movies this year, you will have a chance to watch one of Queens’ finest in action. From the beginning of the 20th century to today, many stars have come out of Queens to leave their mark on the world of […]