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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Musicians Of Queens: The Bone Chimes

Musicians Of Queens: The Bone Chimes

It can be tough finding the right band in New York City. Besides finding people with a similar vision as you, there’s also the matter of chemistry. Even if the musicians are aligned musically and socially, they just may not have that essential vibe. Tobi D’Amore struggled with finding the right musicians for a couple […]

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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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Musicians Of Queens: Vessio

Musicians Of Queens: Vessio

While the brother-sister duo of Misia and Dante Vessio split their music between drums and guitar, respectively, the siblings both started with drum lessons when they were children. They first started learning to play when Dante was 4 years old and Misia was 7 years old. Now, more than a decade later, the musicians are […]

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Better Luck Next Year

While the Mets ended the 2014 season with two wins over the Houston Astros – the celebration of Saturday’s 2-1 win is pictured above – the team finished tied for second with Atlanta in the National League East with a losing 79-83 record. And while their Bronx counterparts were saying farewell to their retiring captain, […]

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Saying Goodbye To … Abreu?

While the Yankees were honoring a retiring legend all last week, the Mets honored a player who only played half a season with the team. The team’s bench outfielder, Bobby Abreu, announced that he was retiring at the end of this season, which ended on Sunday. Abreu, 40, played for six teams during his 18-year […]

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Starving For More Freedom

Former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle, also known as the cannibal cop, said that he should be allowed to leave his mom’s home in Forest Hills. After serving time in prison, Valle was released in July after a judge overturned his conviction for fantasizing and planning to kidnap and cook women on the Internet. The judge […]

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