‘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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Godwin-Ternbach Looks Back At Warhol

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum will welcome students back for the new semester with an exhibit on a cultural icon. The museum will look at the work of experimental artist Andy Warhol in “Andy Warhol’s Photo-Aesthetic and Beyond.” The exhibit, which will include photographs and silkscreen prints from the Andy Warhol […]

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Long Island City’s Secret Theatre To Stay Open

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer The show will go on. Long Island City’s Secret Theatre reached its fundraising goal of $10,000 last week, two days before its deadline. The campaign, called “Can You Keep the Secret” and hosted on fundraising site Indiegogo.com, garnered almost $11,000 in total. According to Richard Mazda, founder and artistic […]

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Kupferberg Center Set For The Fall

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer With the start of the new semester at Queens College, the new season of the Kupferberg Center for the Arts is just around the corner. The cultural campus, made up of LeFrak Concert Hall, the Colden Auditorium and the Goldstein Theater, will host six different performers over the course of […]

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The Taste of a Fairy Tale

The Taste of a Fairy Tale

SALUTE     63-61 108th St., Forest Hills (718) 275-6860 Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sat. 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Cuisine: Russian/Uzbek Delivery/takeout: Yes Alcohol: Full bar Any experienced traveler is familiar with the simple fact – if you like to try authentic food in a new […]

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Astoria Restaurant Week Starts Sept.19

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer Think of it as a “foodie celebration.” This is how David Paxton, co-founder of Eats In NY, described the restaurant week coming to Astoria from Sept. 19 to 28. Called “Eats In Astoria,” the event is presented by the Queens Chamber of Commerce and Eats in NY in association […]

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