The New King of Queens?

Incumbent State Sen. James Sanders (D-South Ozone Park) easily defeated his opponents in the 10th District Primary election on Sept. 9, but he may have his sights set on a bigger title. After his win over Everly Brown and Gian Jones, Sanders showed up to his victory party at Liberty Palace party hall in his […]

Read More

Queens On Candid Camera

The classic TV show Can-did Camera brought its cameras out to Queens this week, filming segments in two different areas in the Borough. First, it stopped at a house in Jamaica Estates, delivering eight color-coded trash cans to confuse residents. During that segment, they explained to the residents that a new law requires them to […]

Read More

Musicians Of Queens: Penny Louis

Musicians Of Queens: Penny Louis

Some bands create music that you want to listen to with your headphones on at night, sitting back, closing your eyes and focusing all your attention on the intricacies and subtle melodies that come up. Penny Louis fits this category wonderfully. With touches of keyboards, strings and tight, almost jazzy guitar lines, this western Queens […]

Read More

The Tale Of Joe Hosey

A former Queens Tribune reporter has found himself at the center of a fairly gruesome trial out in Chicago’s south suburbs. Joseph Hosey worked for the Tribune in the early-1990s, under editor David Oats, before moving to Illinois. As a reporter for Patch.com, Hosey broke the story last year  of a double murder in Joliet, […]

Read More

Droning Over The U.S. Open

If you can’t get tickets, just get a drone. That was the thinking be-hind one Yonkers resident’s scheme for a sneak peek at the Serena Williams-Flavia Pennetta semi-final match at the U.S. Open last Wednesday. Police spotted the drone hovering near empty courts early in the evening, and had its pilot, Daniel Feighery, in custody […]

Read More

Something Stinks In Queens

According to this survey, you might want to cover your nose the next time you are in Malba. The neighborhood was found to be the smelliest in Queens, according to the website brickunderground.com, which conducted the survey of the stinkiest areas in the five Boroughs. The study collecting 311 odor-related complaints between July 2013 and […]

Read More

X-Mas Back In Bayside

It may still be 90 degrees outside, but Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) is already making plans for the holidays. Vallone announced recently that he is bringing back the Santa Claus Parade that has not marched down Bell Boulevard since 2004. Bayside resident Ben Fried began organizing the event in 1995 and raised funds by asking […]

Read More