Musicians Of Queens: Saturn Unleashed

Musicians Of Queens: Saturn Unleashed

If you want to hear some creative, memorable instrumental rock from Queens, then you should listen to Saturn Unleashed. With sharp, varied guitar tones, slippery bass lines and drumming that goes outside the lines, this Jackson Heights band is not to be missed. Coming together from two separate high school music projects, Saturn Unleashed consists […]

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Taking the Plunge

Former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. showed that he cared Friday night when he took part in a dunk tank fundraiser at Katch Brew & Grill in Astoria. Folks lined up to try and drop the former public safety chair, who was raising money for Shareing & Careing, a one stop organization providing cancer support services […]

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New Restaurant Row Ravaged

Some new restaurants are leaving a bad taste in Queens’ mouth. A QConf tipster spied this sign on 59th Avenue at the Queens Center Mall. The sign commends Miller’s Ale House and Dallas BBQ for responsible building practices, while declaring Olive Garden, Joe’s Crab Shack and Longhorn Steakhouse – the three tenants of Elmhurst’s new […]

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An Extra Life

Who said playing video games is bad for your health? On Oct. 25, tens of thousands of people will be playing video games during a 24-hour marathon to raise money for sick and injured children throughout the United States and Canada. Last year, $4 million were raised through the Extra Life marathon to benefit Children’s […]

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Halloran Speaks In Brooklyn?

Former City Councilman Dan Halloran is making his first public appearance since he was convicted in July for his role in a political corruption scheme. He will be discussing his ongoing court battle and what he learned during his time on the City Council at LiberyFest NYC on Saturday in Brooklyn. The purpose and goals […]

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Queens Filming Goes Crazy

At Community Board 2’s monthly meeting last Thursday, many residents said that they’re getting fed up with filming. Several renowned movies and films have recently shot scenes in Western Queens, such as “Nurse Jackie” and “Orange is the New Black,” bringing excitement and big names to the Borough but taking street space in the process. […]

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Queens’ Minaj: Bad Influence

Over the summer, Essence magazine posted a story detailing why recording artist and Queens native Nicki Minaj wanted to be a role model for young women. While her intentions may be good, you just can’t convince some people. Earlier this week, What To Do With The Kids, a website for parents, sent out its list […]

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