Queens Cop Writes Book On Early NYPD Era

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While the NYPD has an essential role in the day-to-day life of New York City, not many people know how it got started. One NYPD lieutenant is looking to change that with his latest book. NYPD Lt. Bernard Whalen released “The NYPD’s First Fifty Years: Politicians, Police Commissioners and Patrolmen” […]

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Yum Is Right!

Yum Is Right!

King Yum 181-08 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows (718) 380-1918 Cuisine: Chinese Credit Card: Yes Reservations: Yes Hours: Sunday to Thursday Noon to 9:30 p.m., Friday Noon to Midnight, Saturday Noon to 11:30 p.m. www.kingyumrestaurant.com At some restaurants, no matter what you order, you wind up with a delicious, rewarding and filling meal. That is the […]

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Kupferberg Center Sets Lineup For 2015

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer With a new semester comes new shows at Queens College. The school’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts is set for a packed winter/spring season. With performances at Colden Auditorium and LeFrak Concert Hall, both students and Queens residents will have the chance to enjoy everything Kupferberg has to offer. One […]

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A Culinary Melting Pot

A Culinary Melting Pot

Bistro Etc. 43b Main St. Port Washington (516) 472-7780 Cuisine: New American Credit Card: Yes Reservation: Yes Hours: Tue-Sat 5 p.m.-Close www.bistroetc.com The contemporary atmosphere and eclectic cuisine at Bistro Etc. place an emphasis on the etcetera in the title of this intimate, upscale, yet casual dining experience just over the Queens border in Port […]

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Red Storm Struggle In Big East Play

After a blistering 11-1 start in non-conference play, the Red Storm have gone winless in three games against Big East opponents, although they find different ways to get it done. They’ve lost one on the road, one at Carnesecca Arena and one at Madison Square Garden. They’ve lost two games by double-digits and one by […]

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Red Storm Off To A Strong Start

The last time St. John’s started a season 11-1, there was no three-point line in college basketball, and the NCAA had just added the shot clock. Mark Jackson led the Lou Carnesecca’s Redmen to a 31-5 record during the 1985-86 season. With the Johnnies off to their best start since Ed Koch was running the […]

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Drink Tap Wine At New LIC Bar

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer A new wine bar from the people behind Long Island City’s Blue Streak Wine & Spirits will bring champagne, cheese, craft beers and wine on tap to the neighborhood. BLVD Bar opened its doors last week at 4720 Center Blvd., one of TF Cornerstone’s six towers on the Long […]

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Moving Image Presents 2014’s Best Films

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Museum of the Moving Image is looking back at 2014 with the Curators’ Choice series. Organized by Chief Curator David Schwartz and Assistant Film Curator Aliza Ma, this film series, running from Jan. 2 to 4, looks at seven movies that best display the art of cinema. The series […]

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