Musicians Of Queens: Annika

Musicians Of Queens: Annika

Although Annika may be only 16 years old, her songs prove that she has a soul that is wise beyond her years. Her songwriting has the distinct sound of a veteran too, simple yet powerful, with most of the weight being carried by her voice and acoustic guitar. Given that she has been playing music […]

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Above The Law?

We all know that New York City politicians get some pretty sweet perks – one of which is getting to park almost anywhere consequence and ticket-free, even if it means you’re endangering the lives  of constituents. Last week, Deputy Borough President Leroy Comrie was on his way to attend a press gathering about the trash […]

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So Long, Soccer!

The long debate and hand-wringing over where a new Major League Soccer franchise will play seems to be over. MLS officials announced earlier this week that the New York City Football Club will play three seasons worth of games at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, not in a new stadium at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. […]

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Party Like It’s 1964

This weekend, New York Mets fans will receive a blast from the past, at least in terms of ticket prices. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Mets’ previous home, Shea Stadium, the team will roll back the cost of select seats to their 1964 prices. This promotional offer will take place during a […]

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Queens’ Rising Star?

Here at QConf, we like to see hometown folk make good on a national stage. Last week, it was announced that Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) was the sole East Coast finalist selected by EMILY’s List to take part in the organization’s Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star awards. One of the youngest members of the New […]

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Meet-up At Our Office

The labor dispute at the UPS facility in Maspeth – a story this publication broke last month, has gained national attention over the last week. One of the outspoken defenders of the UPS workers has been Public Advocate Letitia James, and she discussed the issue in-depth during a meeting at our office on Monday, detailed […]

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Late Show with Dennis Walcott?

Now that David Letterman from the late-night comedy show, The  Late Show With David Letterman, said he wants to retire by 2015, so guess who is up for his seat next? Queens’ very own Dennis Walcott, former schools chancellor! While speaking on TV last week, Walcott said since he is unemployed, he jokingly nominated himself […]

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