Tough Love For Dromm

Talk about a tough crowd. Councilman Daniel Dromm was ready for a chilly reception at Community Board 4 last week when he brought up his bill that would put term limits on board members. “Don’t jump at me and kill me, everybody,” he said, before explaining the thinking behind the proposed legislation. The bill, which […]

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Call It The Greenprint

Sounds like someone needs to cut back on the booze. A Northern Irish man was banned from consuming or possessing alcohol after he repeatedly dialed emergency services on Christmas Day, claiming that he had seen a ghost. If that wasn’t weird enough, he called back later five minutes later, stating that he was Queens’ own […]

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False Advertising

A Queens woman is feeling the frustration of a partner who isn’t satisfying her. But this isn’t your typical love story. She believed that a pair of tights would leave her feeling like she’s on Cloud Nine and now that she’s been scorned, she’s taking it out on the manufacturer of the clothing by filing […]

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Hey Jealousy

If you’re reading this issue of QConf from the cramped apartment you share with roommates (human or cockroach), we apologize. Two Forest Hills properties scored as December’s most expensive sales in the Borough, according to published reports. The lucky owners of these Queens palaces reside on Exeter Street and on Dartmouth Street in homes that […]

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Musicians Of Queens: Fish Detective

Musicians Of Queens: Fish Detective

Like many great bands, Fish Detective started out as friends, working on different musical projects. When Alex Hegyi (vocals, guitar), Ram Campbell (vocals, bass), Brian Pratt (drums) and Brian Jacobsen (guitar) all came together, they found a fun chemistry between each other, helping the new band approach each opportunity with enthusiasm. “After years of being […]

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Dan Decides To Dive Deeper

Former City Councilman Dan Halloran has been laying low since his conviction on corruption charges last year. New court documents surfaced recently during his appeals process that revealed Halloran has become a certified scuba instructor. Most people these days change careers many times, so it makes sense that the former lawyer and ex-politician would find […]

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Watch Your Back, Chuck

In the dog-eat-dog world of politics, even the most respected elected officials should be careful what they offer. At State Sen. Leroy Comrie’s (D-Hollis) inauguration on Sunday, State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) jokingly tried to promote herself to the rank of U.S. Senator., which resulted in an uproar of laughter from the several hundred people […]

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Sign Of The Times For Mets Fans

A group of disgruntled Mets fans have raised enough money to buy two billboards demanding that Fred Wilpon sell the team. The initiative was a campaign organized by Gary Palumbo, a Mets fan from New Hampshire, and included money from more than 175 supporters. They raised more than $5,000 to rent two billboards on Roosevelt […]

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