Jodi Long: From Queens To The Screen

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you turn on the television or head to the movies this year, you will have a chance to watch one of Queens’ finest in action. From the beginning of the 20th century to today, many stars have come out of Queens to leave their mark on the world of […]

Read More

Dutch Kills Artist Documents Shifting Surroundings

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Dutch Kills is the subject of Salvador Espinoza’s photography, and it refuses to sit still for a portrait. Espinoza, a Dutch Kills resident for more than 30 years, is a fine arts photographer, photojournalist and member of Long Island City Artists. His project, “We Will Be Here,” documents the changing […]

Read More

Kupferberg Brings Satchmo Back To Queens

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Satchmo’s home borough is continuing his legacy. The Louis Armstrong International Music Festival, presented by the Kupferberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Armstrong’s 1964 World’s Fair performance. Two years in the making, this festival […]

Read More

A Perfect Patio And Fantastic Food

A Perfect Patio And Fantastic Food

Vivaldi Ristorante & Ballroom 201-10 Cross Island Pkwy., Bayside (718) 352-2300 www.vivaldiny.com Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (lunch), 5-10 p.m. (dinner); Fri.-Sat. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (lunch), 5-11 p.m. (dinner); Sun. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (brunch), 4-9 p.m. (dinner). Reservations: Yes Delivery/Takeout: No Credit Cards: yes, all major Parking: Private lot […]

Read More

Lauper On ‘Front and Center’ This Month

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This season of the Public Television music series “Front and Center” will feature one of Queens’ most successful singers. Cyndi Lauper will take the stage on June 28 for the third season of “Front and Center,” a music performance series that features a variety of excellent musicians in an intimate […]

Read More

Drake, Lil Wayne Announced For FH Concert

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The summer lineup at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium continues to get stronger, with two more shows announced this week. Two hip hop giants, Drake and Lil Wayne, will play the stadium on Aug. 19 as part of the nationwide tour the duo are going on. The Forest Hills show […]

Read More

Cardozo Wins PSAL Title

It is not common for a team with three hits to win a championship game. It is also uncommon for Benjamin Cardozo High School’s baseball team to be on top of the PSAL. Yet here were the Judges celebrating their first title since 1988, on the field at Yankee Stadium last Thursday, following a 3-1 […]

Read More

LGBTQ Immigrant Voices Take The Stage

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Next Saturday, Flushing Town Hall and Jackson Heights café Terraza 7 will stage LGBTQ Immigrant Voices, a concert in celebration of Pride Month. The trio Mahina Movement will headline a two-set lineup, which features veteran performers and students alike, whose roots span the globe from Peru to Ireland to Jamaica […]

Read More