St. John’s Gets Pair Of Wins

The Red Storm moved closer to the NCAA tournament with a pair of conference wins over Seton Hall and Xavier in the last week. “Seniors in college basketball have great value,” said Steve Lavin after Saturday’s 85-72 victory over Seton Hall. “I look back at my career, the five best seasons as a head coach […]

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HPPC Pres Plots Upcoming Season

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Long Island City residents can expect more movies and new events from the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy this season. HPPC was formed last year after the Friends of Gantry broadened its mission to include more of the area’s waterfront, particularly Hunters Point South Park. With an eye towards the growth […]

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Handmade Dumpling Spot Opens In Sunnyside

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE   Staff Writer A popular Brooklyn dumpling spot opened a second location in Sunnyside on Sunday. Dumplings & Things will bring authentic Chinese dumplings, noodles and rice dishes to the neighborhood. Owned by siblings Lorraine and Sam Li, the restaurant is located at 45-26 46th St. According to Lorraine Li, the Sunnyside location […]

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South Queens Scenes Shown At Casino

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer For Madeline Lovallo, the art being displayed at Resorts World Casino is a culmination of 40 years of putting paintbrush to canvas. Beginning Feb. 9 and running through the end of March, scenes of neighborhood relics Lovallo has painted will be shown on the second floor of the casino, across […]

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Astoria Bookshop Launches Popup At Q.E.D

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Two cultural hotspots in Astoria have partnered to expand the neighborhood’s literary scene. The Astoria Bookshop announced last week the launch of a pop-up book store at Q.E.D., a venue and educational center that opened last fall. The pop-up will feature works catering to the region’s expanding artistic community. […]

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Indie Game Conference Returns To Astoria

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer For the third year, IndieCade East will be setting up at the Museum of the Moving Image, from Feb. 13 to Feb. 15. The three-day conference will include talks, panels, workshops, exhibits and games throughout the museum, all focused on the community of designers, thinkers and players of independently made […]

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