LIC Gallery Celebrates Women Through Art

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer As a coda to Women’s History Month, a Long Island City art gallery curated a varied exhibit honoring women and meditating on women’s issues. The Conception Gallery in Long Island City’s Falchi Building held its opening night for the exhibit, called “Woman Up,” last Friday. Curated by Rachel Wilkins-Blum […]

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Boro Staple In ‘Deli Man’

BY DANIEL OFFNER Staff Writer If you were to ask Jay Parker, owner of Ben’s Best Kosher Gourmet Delicatessen in Rego Park, why he has devoted the last 31 years to serving customers in the community, he’d say it’s because of his ethical obligation – to provide thousands of New Yorkers with Kosher deli meats […]

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Heems’ Rhymes Are Queens Inspired

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Himanshu Suri, also known as Heems to those familiar with his music, has made it from the suburbs of Bellerose to a music career that is surging. Suri, who grew up in Bellerose and Glen Oaks, has risen to solo stardom with the release of his first full-length album “Eat […]

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Cuisine Between Two Bridges

Cuisine Between Two Bridges

Due Ponti 154-11 Powell’s Cove Blvd., Whitestone (718) 767-3100 Cuisine: Italian Credit Card: Accepts All Major Reservations: Available By Phone Hours: Dinner: Tues.-Sun., 5-10 p.m., Closed Mondays Lunch: Fri., Sat., Sun., Noon – 3 p.m. dueponti-ristorante.com. Due Ponti – which literally means “two bridges” in Italian – is an authentic Italian restaurant, conveniently nestled on […]

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Walk Into History At Flushing Meadows

BY DOMENICK RAFTER Editor in Chief Last year, Queens celebrated the 50th anniversary of the 1964 World’s Fair and the 75th anniversary of the 1939 event. To commemorate, thousands came to the former fairgrounds at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. But while some icons from that fair remain – the Unisphere and New York State Pavilion […]

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Queensboro Symphony Orchestra Readies Debut

BY DANIEL OFFNER Staff Writer The “World’s Borough’s” newest ensemble, the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra, is gearing up for their first performance this Sunday, March 22. Founded by Korean-born conductor Dong-Hyun Kim, the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra is the young maestro’s third time forming, sustaining and leading a full symphonic orchestra. He previously did the same with […]

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