Musicians Of Queens: Woodbine Falls

Musicians Of Queens: Woodbine Falls

Some musical artists are clearly defined in their sound and their genre. Others opt to jump from style to style. The members of Woodbine Falls have combined their musical influences into a distinctive blend that makes them stand out from the crowd. Woodbine Falls is a five-member, Astoria-based band that features singer Laura Kivlen, guitarist […]

Vallone Pushes Astoria Skating Rink

Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) recently wrote a letter to Parks Dept. Commissioner Veronica White, proposing an ice skating rink at the Astoria Park pool site, similar to the one recently opened at the McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn. Vallone said he believes the two parks share many similarities, and with appropriate adjustments the same […]

PETER VALLONE JR.: Through The Years

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer It is not common to see a City Councilman riding around town on a Harley Davidson motorcycle, rocking out with his guitar at Astoria Park or speaking his mind via social media. In Astoria, however, that is the norm because Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) is well known for all […]

Musicians Of Queens: LiLi Roquelin

Musicians Of Queens: LiLi Roquelin

LiLi Roquelin’s career came about as a mix of nature and nurture. Raised in the French Riviera, she learned about music from her dad, a multi-instrumentalist who is also a fan of British rock bands like the Beatles. When she formed a band in school and performed on stage, her path was set. “I had […]