Fan Hopes To Bring Rock Band To Queens

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer A hardcore Pearl Jam fan wants his favorite band to hit Forest Hills like a “Lightning Bolt.” Daniel Sheffer has started fundraising to bring the Seattle grunge rock band to the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium. The site he created, pearljamforesthills.com, aims to raise enough money to pay for the band […]

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Queens College Museum Highlights Daghlian Art

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens College’s Daghlian Collection of Chinese Art is made of more than 1,600 pieces that span 5,000 years of history. Starting this week, the college’ Godwin-Ternbach Museum will put the best bits of this compilation on display for its latest exhibit. “Highlights of The Daghlian Collection of Chinese Art” is […]

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2014 Louie Award Recipients Announced

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer It is that time of year again. The Louis Armstrong House Museum announced its 2014 Louie Award recipients last week, with three members selected to take home the prize this year. Talk show host Dick Cavett, Executive Director of Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center, Andrew P. Jackson, and […]

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Hodges Up For Hall Of Fame Vote

The Golden Era Committee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame will convene on Dec. 8 to determine which players from the sport’s ‘Golden Era’ (1947-72) will be enshrined in Cooperstown in 2015. New York baseball legend Gil Hodges’ name will be on the ballot. He was one of the stars of the Dodgers of […]

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Authentic, Amazing Greek Food

Authentic, Amazing Greek Food

Kalamaki NYC 29-06 172nd St.,Bayside (718) 939-1616 Cuisine: Greek Credit Card: Yes Delivery/Take-Out: Yes Hours: 11.am. to 11 p.m. http://www.kalamakigr.com Some restaurants go above and beyond to make sure you get the best meal possible. Often, this extra effort separates the best from the rest. Open since July of this year, Kalamaki NYC already has […]

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Documentary Looks Back At 1964-65 World’s Fair

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Growing up, Ryan Ritchey’s favorite theme park was Epcot Center at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. He later learned that the concept of the park’s melding of cultures and technologies was based on the 1964-65 World’s Fair. This led Ritchey on a journey not only to discuss the historical […]

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Queens’ Hoffman Delights In ‘On The Town’ Musical

Queens-born actress Jackie Hoffman makes her first appearance in the revival of “On The Town” as the old lady, chasing a trio of sailors newly-arrived in New York for vandalism. Much to the audiences’ delight, Hoffman, a very talented comedienne, reappears several times in small hysterical roles. The wonderful musical is joyous and lighthearted as […]

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A Perfect Cut Of Meat

A Perfect Cut Of Meat

Danny’s Steakhouse and Oyster Bar 13-46 127th St., College Point (718) 961-1688 Cuisine: Steakhouse and Oyster Bar Credit Card: Yes Reservation: Yes Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri/Sat 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.   www.dannysteakhouse.com Danny’s Steakhouse and Oyster Bar in College Point offers guests a variety of delectable choices from the sea floor to select cuts […]

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