CMJ Festival Set To Rock NYC

BY LUIS GRONDA AND JOE MARVILLI Staff Writers New York City is about to turn into a music heaven once again, with the College Music Journal Marathon starting on Tuesday. Beginning on Oct. 21, the CMJ fest is five days of almost non-stop music shows at venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn. The festival features more […]

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Fall Fun At Long Island Aquarium

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead has a variety of upcoming events for all ages to celebrate Halloween and the fall season. On Nov. 1, it is hosting the first Bats, Barnacles and Broomsticks Halloween party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The party will have trick […]

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E.J. Simon To Read At Hometown Bookstore

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Next week at the Astoria Bookshop, “Death Logs In.” Queens native E.J. Simon will be stopping by his hometown bookstore to read from and discuss his novel of that title, the sequel to his debut “Death Never Sleeps.” The pair of thrillers center on two brothers: a straight-laced CEO […]

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Ex-Laughing Devil Comic Hits TVs Nationwide

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer One comic is bringing his Queens-bred talent to TVs nationwide. Borough native Steve Hofstetter hit small screens on Aug. 2 as host of the new show on FOX TV stations, “Laughs.” The show is a standup showcase, featuring curated clips of standup comedians from around the country. “The idea […]

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Resorts World Books Eddie Money

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This weekend, you can get “Two Tickets to Paradise.” New York rock guitarist, saxophonist and singer-songwriter Eddie Money will perform a concert at Resorts World Casino on Oct. 11, starting at 9 p.m. It is his first concert in New York City so far this year. Born in Brooklyn as […]

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An Ideal Italian Atmosphere

An Ideal Italian Atmosphere

Anthony’s Restaurant 222-02 Union Turnpike Oakland Gardens (718) 468-6020 Cuisine: Italian Delivery: No Credit Card: Yes Reservation: Yes Hours: Mon-Fri Noon-10 p.m., Sat 4-10 p.m., Sun 2-9 p.m. Anthonysonunion.com Anthony’s Restaurant in Oakland Gardens provides the ideal atmosphere for sipping on red wine and enjoying fine Italian cuisine, without burning a hole in your pocket. […]

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See ‘Night Watch’ At Theatre Time In Oct.

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Theatre Time Productions is returning to the stage this October with a suspenseful production meant to leave the audience on the edge of their seats. Starting on Oct. 18, theater fans can visit the Colonial Church of Bayside for the latest work from Theatre Time, an adaptation of Lucille Fletcher’s […]

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Sittin’ Pretty

Sittin’ Pretty

MoonStone 14 Northern Blvd., Great Neck (516) 829-1191 Cuisine: Chinese Reservations: Yes Take-out: Yes Delivery: No Credit Cards: Yes Parking: Private Lot Just past the border of Queens County, on the cusp of Great Neck, is a wonderful new restaurant called MoonStone. With a complete renovation of the outside landscaping and the beautiful modern interior, […]

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Drink & Be Scary At Chain Theatre

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer It’s better than popcorn. The Chain Theatre in Long Island City and Queens Brewery are joining forces to bring the Borough several nights of beer and scary movies. Cinema Under the Influence will present its inaugural event on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Chain, screening a double […]

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