See ‘Night Watch’ At Theatre Time In Oct.

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Theatre Time Productions is returning to the stage this October with a suspenseful production meant to leave the audience on the edge of their seats. Starting on Oct. 18, theater fans can visit the Colonial Church of Bayside for the latest work from Theatre Time, an adaptation of Lucille Fletcher’s […]

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Sittin’ Pretty

Sittin’ Pretty

MoonStone 14 Northern Blvd., Great Neck (516) 829-1191 Cuisine: Chinese Reservations: Yes Take-out: Yes Delivery: No Credit Cards: Yes Parking: Private Lot Just past the border of Queens County, on the cusp of Great Neck, is a wonderful new restaurant called MoonStone. With a complete renovation of the outside landscaping and the beautiful modern interior, […]

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Drink & Be Scary At Chain Theatre

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer It’s better than popcorn. The Chain Theatre in Long Island City and Queens Brewery are joining forces to bring the Borough several nights of beer and scary movies. Cinema Under the Influence will present its inaugural event on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Chain, screening a double […]

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Elaine Hajian Exhibit Comes To Botanical Garden

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Queens Botanical Garden’s latest exhibit will lead you on a journey through an artist’s own evolution. “Elaine Hajian: The Evolution of an Artist” will open in the Gallery of the Garden’s Visitor and Administration Building on Sept. 30, displaying her varied work over the years. Diving into the creative […]

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Maker Faire Returns To Hall Of Science

Blinking, beeping and blaring, countless fun and fascinating sights and sounds battled for attention at the fifth annual New York Maker Faire, held at the New York Hall of Science on Sept. 20-21.  Showcasing various scientific principles and ingenious creativity, it featured fighting drones, a wrist-mounted flamethrower, three-dimensional printers, a cell phone charged by compost […]

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‘Talk Radio’ Revived At Chain Theatre

BY STEVEN J. FERRARI     Editor-in-Chief The show may be set almost 30 years ago, but the message that resonates throughout “Talk Radio” is just as pertinent today as it was during the Me Decade of the 1980s. The new show by Variations Theatre Group, on stage at the Chain Theatre in Long Island City, […]

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40 Years Of Fantastic Food

40 Years Of Fantastic Food

Portofino Ristorante 109-32 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills (718) 261-1239 http://portofinonewyork.com Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week Cuisine: Italian Takeout: Yes Alcohol: Yes Forest Hills’ family-owned Italian restaurant Portofino has been in business for 40 years. Given the quality of food, the delightful ambiance and the impeccable service, that should come as […]

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Art Transforms NYSCI Entrance

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer For the next year, the entrance to the New York Hall of Science will look a little different. As of Sept. 12, the entrance to the science museum now features Scattered Light, an exhibit by artist Richard Esterle. It is made of 528 pieces of 26-foot long strips of fluorescent […]

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