Raised And ‘Bone Razed’ In New York City

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Like its centerpiece sculpture, a bent wire ladder, the Jackson Heights art exhibit “Bone Razed” took its form from tension. Curated by Kevin Marin of the artists’ collective neoCreos and displaying work from seven native New Yorker artists, “Bone Razed” offered gentrification and displacement as its primary themes. By […]

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Botanical Garden To Observe Winter Solstice

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens Botanical Garden is looking to get the Borough’s residents into the holiday spirit. On Dec. 7, the Garden will hold an afternoon of festive fun, including botanical crafts, live musical performances and a tree lighting ceremony. The celebration will run between 1 and 5 p.m. Besides the activities available, […]

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Tour Colombia In Dance And Rhythm At Thalia

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer The Thalia Spanish Theatre is back for a new season and they have brought all of Colombia with them to Sunnyside. For only five weekends this winter, Thalia’s resident Mestizo Dance Company will perform the Colombia Musical Review, a survey of Colombian dances, musical styles, costumes and cultural influences […]

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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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