Registry Trends Inspire New Traditions

What are the hot trends of the season in bridal registry? For many bridal couples, it is mixing something old with something new to create updated dinnerware designs. The table looks refreshed and renewed while allowing couples to enjoy treasured family heirlooms. “After years of leaning toward casual dinnerware, we’re seeing a resurgence in interest […]

OP-ED: Why New York City Needs Another World’s Fair

BY JOHN CATSIMATIDIS This past week, Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz, and a number of elected, civic and community leaders held a news conference to announce a series of events to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the 1939 World’s Fair and the 50th Anniversary of the 1964-65 World’s Fair. Sadly, to New Yorkers who aren’t […]

Meng Assists Families Of Killed Teens

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) announced this week that she is working to secure visas for family members of two teenagers killed last month in a car crash on the Long Island Expressway in Queens. The driver, 19-year-old Jiahao Liang, and passenger Jennifer Gao, 16, died at the scene on Feb. 18 after their vehicle […]

Activists Protest At Crowley’s Office

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Friday, more than 125 activists and community members held a rally in front of U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley’s (D-Jackson Heights) office to ask where he stands on an international trade deal currently being debated in Congress. According to representatives from the Food and Water Watch and Trade Justice New […]

Cello Prodigy Returns From Asian Tour

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A seven-year-old music prodigy has returned to Queens after a successful tour of China and South Korea. Justin Yu, a cellist, spent most of December competing and appearing on various programs in the two countries, covering a wide variety of genres in his performance. Using a combination of talent, stage […]