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Local Chef Heads Back to Reality TV

Local Chef Heads Back to Reality TV

By Jon Cronin Staff Writer Local Chef Vinny Accardi will be appearing on CNBC’s competitive Restaurant Startup this Jan. 6. Accardi, owner of Room 55 on 88th Street in Glendale, is no stranger to competitive reality shows. His talents were showcased on the eighth season of Gordon Ramsay’s Hell’s Kitchen in 2010. Restaurant Startup incorporates […]

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Greater Allen Brings Christmas to Merrick Blvd

Greater Allen Brings Christmas to Merrick Blvd

By Trone Dowd Staff Writer The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral Church, one of the faith-based staples in the Southeast Queens community, spent Monday morning giving back to their community and to the families that need it most borough-wide. This year marks the second time the church is conducting the act of charity they call the […]

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JCAL Calls For Support

By Trone Dowd Staff Writer As the holiday season winds down, the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning is ramping up their efforts to make sure that 2016 is just as successful as 2015-with more family friendly free events for the community at large to enjoy. In order to do that however, donations from other […]

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10 Years Of Designing At LaGuardia Comm. College

Tristan Bel, Director of NYDesigns at LaGuardia Community College, presented speakers, Jessica Singleton, Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, and Despina Papadopoulos, designer and educator, at I Make: _______, the kick-off event for NYDesigns IO+. The event kicked-off a yearlong celebration of the 10th anniversary of NYDesigns’ incubator and fabrication space at LaGuardia.

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Ten80 Gets HS Students Career-Ready

Ten80 Gets HS Students Career-Ready

BY TRONE DOWD Staff Writer High schools from around the borough had the unique opportunity last Friday at Milton G. Bassin Performance Center at York College; to participate in a chance to learn the particulars of science, technology, engineering and mathematic fields as part of the Ten 80 program. Sponsored by the U.S. Army, the […]

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Report: Queens Residents Tip Better

BY MICHAEL STAHL StreetEasy, a real estate website devoted to market reports, news and listings, collaborated with Seamless, New York’s most widely used electronic food ordering service, to examine how residents in various neighborhoods of the five boroughs tip delivery people relative to their rent rates. The resulting report accompanied by an interactive map revealed […]

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Film Dives Deep Into Diverse Jackson Heights

Film Dives Deep Into Diverse Jackson Heights

Courtesy of Zipporah Films Wiseman captures the sounds of Jackson Heights, including this Mariachi band. BY LYNN EDMONDS Staff Writer Four individuals, who seem to have in common their non-conformity to gender norms, are in close quarters together in what could be either a living room or a community center. Two of them are wedged […]

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At Lìolà, Relax and Enjoy An Authentic Italian Meal

At Lìolà, Relax and Enjoy An Authentic Italian Meal

Lìolà 15-01 149th Street Whitestone (718) 767-1110 Cuisine: Italian 0 Credit Cards: Yes Reservations: Yes Hours: 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Lìolà is not your typical neighborhood Italian restaurant in Queens. Owner and Chef Angelo Alaimo is serious about providing sophisticated, thoughtful dishes, fine wines and exceptional customer service that rival the top Italian restaurants […]

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