Emerging Artists In LIC

(Left): Artist Danny Quirk body-painted at Space Gallery during the first annual Long Island City Emerging Artists Festival, which opened Friday. Throughout the festival, Space Gallery showcased eclectic pieces from a number of artists, from Quirk’s renowned photorealistic paintings to work from Ken Husband, an artist still displaced by and grappling with Superstorm Sandy. (Right): […]

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Gail Kim Rises As TNA Wrestling Star

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer TNA Wrestling star Gail Kim has established herself as one of the most prominent woman wrestlers in the industry today. From her time in the WWE, to becoming the first and longest reigning Knockouts champion in TNA, Kim has accomplished her dream of becoming a wrestler. According to Kim, or […]

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Corfu Grill Up For Citi Field Contest

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A local favorite is in the running to have its own concession stand at Citi Field. Corfu Grill is one of three restaurants nominated for the Citi Small Business Call Ups program, which will present a City restaurant with the chance to highlight its food during the second half of […]

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Hall Of Science Opening Design Lab In June

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The New York Hall of Science is aiming for a whole new level of interactivity with a permanent exhibit coming in June. On June 7, the Hall of Science will open its Design Lab, a new exhibition meant to get people more involved with science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The […]

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Listen And Laugh In LIC This Weekend

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Music and comedy join forces this weekend at Creek and Cave in Long Island City. Funny Songs Fest, a comedic music festival beginning tonight and running through Saturday, is the City’s only such event. According to festival creator Jessica Delfino, “the inspiration for starting Funny Songs Fest came from not […]

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Bringing Northern Italy To Northern Boulevard

Bringing Northern Italy To Northern Boulevard

Conti’s Ristorante 249-11 Northern Blvd., Little Neck (718) 428-8800 Cuisine: Northern Italian Delivery: No Credit Card: Yes, All Major Hours: Mon/Wed/Thu 5-10:30 p.m., Tue Closed, Fri/Sat 5-11:30 p.m., Sun 5-10 p.m. www.contisrestaurant.com Since 2001, the Conti family has welcomed guests into their dining room, which offers a warm, intimate atmosphere that brings a taste of […]

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Registration Open For ‘Show Stoppers’

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer This summer, young thespians will get the chance to create and work on a musical at Queens Theatre. “Show Stoppers,” the first annual summer musical program at Flushing Meadow Corona Park’s performing arts venue, will take place this July and August, giving students the chance to work on a musical […]

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Astoria Parents Work For A Better Playground

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Despite its cracked concrete, exposed tree roots and plastic bags rolling past like tumbleweeds, the Astoria Heights playground and park is packed and busy on weekend mornings. Several neighborhood parents who have been disturbed by the debris and dangerous conditions at the playground have joined in an effort to make […]

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