New Play Brings Jackson Heights To The Stage

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer A glimpse of the many faces and stories behind Jackson Heights’ nightlife is taking the stage in Manhattan. Theatre 167 will perform their piece, “I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, or, This Is A Mango,” as part of the Theater:Village festival throughout September in Manhattan’s West Village. […]

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Catering To Your Every Desire

Matese Caterers Ristorante & Pizzeria 26-15 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing (718) 352-0298 www.matesecatering.com Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Delivery/Takeout: Yes Credit Cards: Yes, all major When it comes to catering, you want a place that fulfills all of your needs, while also managing to exceed your expectations. […]

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Flushing Town Hall Announces Fall Line-Up

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Flushing Town Hall announced its fall line-up on Monday, giving a taste of what is to come. The historic venue not only outlined its upcoming performances, but also promoted the launch of its new website. One of the upcoming acts that Queens residents can enjoy in the fall, 10-year-old composer […]

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Voelker Orth Welcomes ‘Two Gentlemen’

On Aug. 13, the Hip to Hip Theatre Company’s production of “Two Gentlemen of Verona” was performed in the garden of the Voelker Orth Museum in Flushing. The hilarious performance, which explored the themes of love and friendship, included masks, puns, slapstick and a human playing a dog (who is usually played by a dog). […]

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QPAC Reveals Schedule

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The new season at Queensborough Performing Arts Center is ready to start. Between Sept. 14, 2014 and May 9, 2015, 15 performers will come to entertain audiences in Queensborough Community College’s 875-seat venue. “Our goal is fairly simple – to book exceptional, professional talent that all people of varying ages […]

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New E-Book Imagines Life And Times Of Mr. Met

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE   Staff Writer He has an enormous baseball for a head and an even bigger heart for the Mets. In the new comedy e-book, “The Unauthorized Autobiography of Mr. Met,” Alan Katz imagines a history for the team’s intrepid icon. According to Katz’s story, Mr. Met is not just an actor in a […]

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Live Jazz At Flushing House

Live Jazz will be heard throughout the evening on Sept. 12, as a group of musicians bring their love and concern for the elderly to new heights on the rooftop of Flushing House. “Jazz Up In The Sky” takes place up on the roof at Flushing House, an Independent Living retirement community in Flushing. This […]

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Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day Kicks Off U.S. Open

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer August is the last full month of summer and there is no better way to say goodbye to the season than with Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The United States Tennis Association recently announced its talent line-up and scheduled activities for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day, the official kick-off event for the […]

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