Best Around

Kudos to Astoria’s Studio Square, which handily won a competition for Ultimate Sports Bar, sponsored in part by ESPN. Studio Square beat out 7th Avenue’s The Irish Pub with 83 percent of the vote.

Lavin Hits 200 Wins

Steve Lavin often speaks of coaching icons he respects. There is St. John’s legend Lou Carnesecca. And his current assistant Gene Keady, who Lavin calls “Mr. Miyagi.” D’Angelo Harrison’s three-pointer with a little over two minutes remaining, gave St. John’s a 65-63 lead, that they would keep, in what Creighton head coach Greg McDermott called […]

Baseball Convention Coming To Queens Bar Next Year

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Queens Baseball fanatics will soon get a chance to attend a Comic Con-like convention centered on America’s pastime. The first annual Queens Baseball Convention will be held on Jan. 18 at McFadden’s Citi Field, the bar and restaurant adjacent to the Mets home field. The convention will feature a variety […]

Musicians Of Queens: Beecher’s Fault

Musicians Of Queens: Beecher’s Fault

While Beecher’s Fault may write what are traditionally known as “pop songs,” they are not like the hits that you hear on the Top 40 radio. Instead of “over-producing” their tracks, the band said it looks for an earthier element. “How we craft our music makes us unique,” the band said. “Our songs are pop […]

SJU Hoops Assistant A ‘Rising Star’

As a Cubs fan, Derrick Wrobel describes himself as an “eternal optimist.” The St. John’s men’s basketball assistant to the head coach has reason to feel good about his future when Steve Lavin called him “a rising star in the business.” Wrobel is entering his fourth season on Steve Lavin’s staff, having known Lavin for […]