Musicians Of Queens: Dead Waves

Musicians Of Queens: Dead Waves

Dead Waves is the sound of an avalanche. The three-piece creates sludgy, sinister noise that seems to roar loud enough to dissolve speakers. If you are looking for heavy and powerful songs to listen to, then Dead Waves should be the next band you check out. The group consists of Teddy and Nick Panopoulos, from […]

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Tweeting At 25 MPH

With the City’s new 25 mph speed limit in effect, QConf took to Twitter to find out what the Borough thinks of the change. Let’s just say people aren’t speeding to the defense of the new rule. The following Tweets were sent out from the Borough, according to Twitter location tags. The acerbic @kimmyltd wrote, […]

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Bring Back de Beard

While combing through file photos, the QConf staff came across a photo of Mayor Bill de Blasio during his time as Public Advocate when he was sporting a fashionable beard. We could not help getting excited at the idea of a bearded Mayor for this trendy City of ours. The young, up and coming generation […]

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Keep Up The Good Work

He may be a rookie, but this Mets pitcher certainly is not green around the ears. New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom won the National League Rookie of the Year Award this week. In the voting done by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, he took 26 of 30 first-place votes. When you look at […]

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Musicians Of Queens: Kat Quinn

Musicians Of Queens: Kat Quinn

For some people, music is a path they intentionally walk down, chasing their muse and working to build a career, as you do in any job. However, this medium is also one of the only scenarios where you can simply fall into songwriting and discover how well it suits you. This is how Kat Quinn […]

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Queens’ World Series Champ

A well-known St. John’s alumni is now a World Series champion. Former St. John’s University infielder Joe Panik now has a championship ring as his team, the San Francisco Giants, were crowned World Series champions, defeating the Kansas City Royals in a series that went the distance. Panik contributed to the Giant’s triumph, making a […]

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Looney Toons At Queens Zoo?

A pack of pups have a new home at the Queens Zoo. According to the Wildlife Conservation Society, five adorable orphaned coyotes have been taken in by the WCS’ Queens Zoo. They were rescued in Massachusetts, and will live in an expansive, grassland habitat at their new home. “The Queens Zoo educates visitors about animals […]

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Donut Doings

Promoting the launch of Dunkin Donuts new croissant donut, the crew at the chain’s Northern Boulevard, Bayside, location was joined by Queens resident Suzan Fezzuoglio, who was randomly chosen to participate in the launch, which saw 500 of the new product given out for free. Now what, exactly, is a croissant donut?

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Carnival Corruption

Bronx-based carnival operator Tommy’s Midway Inc. pleaded guilty last month to bribing ex-State Senator Hiram Monserrate in exchange for helping to secure permits for a carnival in the 13th District in 2009. Monserrate was able to slip away due to a variety of evidence that fell through, including a cooperating witness who passed away. Last […]

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