FDNY Faces Irish Cops At MSG

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer The FDNY Bravest Boxing team is lacing up its gloves to lead off St. Patrick’s Day with a night of professional and amateur boxing at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on March 14. The event titled “McMayhem in Midtown” will feature the Garda Siochana’ boxing team of the Irish […]

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Film Festival In Forest Hills

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Films made by or about people with disabilities will be on display in Forest Hills beginning next week. The Central Queens Y will host the 7th annual Reelabilities Film Festival, from March 12 through March 15. The festival showcases long-form documentaries and short films that were created by a person […]

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A Journey Through Southeast Queens History

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer When Mark Lord was asked to tweak his “Let’s Hear It For Queens” musical for a performance at the Black Spectrum Theater, he realized that the rich history of Southeast Queens required him to create an entirely new story. In 2013, Lord wrote and directed the original play that paid […]

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St. John’s Gets Pair Of Wins

The Red Storm moved closer to the NCAA tournament with a pair of conference wins over Seton Hall and Xavier in the last week. “Seniors in college basketball have great value,” said Steve Lavin after Saturday’s 85-72 victory over Seton Hall. “I look back at my career, the five best seasons as a head coach […]

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HPPC Pres Plots Upcoming Season

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Long Island City residents can expect more movies and new events from the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy this season. HPPC was formed last year after the Friends of Gantry broadened its mission to include more of the area’s waterfront, particularly Hunters Point South Park. With an eye towards the growth […]

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Chaotic Fun With Friends At Indiecade East

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer In most video games, defeating an enemy is the last you will ever see of them, but in Golden Ruby Games’ upcoming Extreme Exorcism, each enemy you take down will come back to haunt you. The Manhattan-based team of Mike Christatos and Andy Wallace were at Indiecade East at the […]

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Hundreds of Kids Get Fit at Glendale Complex

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Hundreds of kids from Queens and the rest of the City were getting quality exercise time on their day off from school. The Woodside-based Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation is hosting a three-on-three basketball tournament this week in every Borough except Staten Island. They kicked the festivities off on […]

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Handmade Dumpling Spot Opens In Sunnyside

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE   Staff Writer A popular Brooklyn dumpling spot opened a second location in Sunnyside on Sunday. Dumplings & Things will bring authentic Chinese dumplings, noodles and rice dishes to the neighborhood. Owned by siblings Lorraine and Sam Li, the restaurant is located at 45-26 46th St. According to Lorraine Li, the Sunnyside location […]

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South Queens Scenes Shown At Casino

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer For Madeline Lovallo, the art being displayed at Resorts World Casino is a culmination of 40 years of putting paintbrush to canvas. Beginning Feb. 9 and running through the end of March, scenes of neighborhood relics Lovallo has painted will be shown on the second floor of the casino, across […]

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