Documentary Looks Back At 1964-65 World’s Fair

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Growing up, Ryan Ritchey’s favorite theme park was Epcot Center at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. He later learned that the concept of the park’s melding of cultures and technologies was based on the 1964-65 World’s Fair. This led Ritchey on a journey not only to discuss the historical […]

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Queens’ Hoffman Delights In ‘On The Town’ Musical

Queens-born actress Jackie Hoffman makes her first appearance in the revival of “On The Town” as the old lady, chasing a trio of sailors newly-arrived in New York for vandalism. Much to the audiences’ delight, Hoffman, a very talented comedienne, reappears several times in small hysterical roles. The wonderful musical is joyous and lighthearted as […]

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A Perfect Cut Of Meat

A Perfect Cut Of Meat

Danny’s Steakhouse and Oyster Bar 13-46 127th St., College Point (718) 961-1688 Cuisine: Steakhouse and Oyster Bar Credit Card: Yes Reservation: Yes Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri/Sat 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.   www.dannysteakhouse.com Danny’s Steakhouse and Oyster Bar in College Point offers guests a variety of delectable choices from the sea floor to select cuts […]

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Astoria ‘Saw Lady’ Works On Richard Gere Film

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer One of Astoria’s musical stars put her talents to use in an upcoming Richard Gere film. The music of Natalia ‘Saw Lady’ Paruz contributes to the soundtrack for “Time Out Of Mind,” a movie that looks at the day-to-day desperation of homelessness in New York City. Gere plays George, who […]

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Public Theater Brings The Bard To LIC

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Shakespeare paid a visit to the Fortune Society and its clients Tuesday afternoon. The Fortune Society is a Long Island City-based nonprofit that supports reentry to society and the workforce for the formerly incarcerated. Alongside services such as job training, substance abuse treatment and housing support, the organization makes […]

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Have A Happy Halloween In Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer It is that spooky time of year again. Halloween is right around the corner, taking place on the last Friday of October. As is the case every year, there are many fun activities for Queens residents to enjoy. This coming weekend, the Queens Zoo will offer two days of Halloween […]

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Red Storm Ready For Hoops Season

The Kansas City Royals have received national attention for making their first playoff appearance since 1985. That was the same year that Ronald Reagan began his second term as president and Marty McFly went back to 1955. It was also the last time that St. John’s made the Final Four. Although a Final Four appearance […]

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Resorts World Hosts Comic Convention

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer If you were among the ones unable to attend New York Comic Con earlier this month, you will have a chance to make up for it later this year. Resorts World Casino will host its first comic book convention, called “Winter Con.” The event will take place over the course […]

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