Queens Pride House Holds Book Fest

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE     Staff Writer A World War I romance, a coming-of-age memoir and an AIDS-era odyssey are among the works that Jackson Heights’ Queens Pride House will feature at their first book festival next week. The free and public Book Fest, organized by Queens Pride House executive director Pauline Park, will showcase LGBT […]

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Bliss Plaza Opens In Sunnyside

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer The underbelly of the 7 train in Sunnyside got a little brighter this week. Bliss Plaza, the first of two new public plazas coming to the neighborhood, officially opened Tuesday afternoon. Cutting the ribbon were Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and Rachel Thieme, executive director of Sunnyside Shines BID, as […]

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QBC 15 Returns To McFadden’s Next Year

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Queens Baseball Convention is making its return next year. After the success of last year’s first event, baseball fans can again celebrate America’s national past time on Jan. 10 at McFadden’s Citi Field. Although planning for the convention’s second edition is in its early stages, tickets for the event […]

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Beer & Bacon Festival Coming To Citi Field

Beer and bacon are staples in the diet of most sports fans, and an event this weekend at Citi Field will combine the two for hundreds of fans. Touring baseball fields across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic makes its way to Queens on Saturday for what organizers called a “one-of-a-kind event” that combines […]

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Revelations Quintet Comes To Flushing

Revelations Quintet Comes To Flushing

Soprano Candace Matthews will perform as part of the Revelations Quintet on Sunday. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer If you are a fan of classical music, then head to Flushing this Sunday for a concert not to be missed. Mary’s Nativity Church will present “The Magic of the Baroque,” a performance by the Revelations Quintet. […]

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Italy At Home In Corona

Italy At Home In Corona

Cucino A Modo Mio 51-01 108th St., Corona (718) 271-4300 Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.; Sun. 2-11 p.m. Reservations: Yes Delivery/Takeout: Yes Credit Cards: Yes, all major Alcohol: Full bar Outdoor Seating: Yes What the chefs at Corona’s Cucino A Modo Mio can make, they make well, […]

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QNSMADE: Art From And For The Borough

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer A local artist wants to depict our Borough face by face, conversation by conversation. QNSMADE, a web-based project created and curated by Amy Wu,features makers and doers in Queens through a series of portraits and interviews.  The project will officially launch Friday evening at Queens Council on the Arts’ […]

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Queens Child Prodigy Appears On Ovation

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer There is a young marvel living right here in Queens. Child prodigy Mabou Loiseau will appear on the new Ovation series, “Young Marvels,” a look at gifted children across the country. The Laurelton-based 8-year-old’s talent is that of a polyglot. She can speak eight different languages fluently and can play […]

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