Focus On Queens, Jan. 2

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jose Pena graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Pena is the son of Fabiola Cabrera of […]

Queens Chamber Building Awards Announced

Queens Chamber Building Awards Announced

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Several architects and business owners in Queens will be honored later this month for projects completed within the past two years. The Queens Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Building Awards ceremony on Jan. 16, awarding 22 Borough architects for the work they have done in Queens. Among the […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 2-8

Events In Queens For Jan. 2-8

Little Makers: Creative Circuitry, New York Hall of Science, 1/5 (see below). SATURDAY 1/4 PRANAYAMA WORKSHOP Fitness expert Nikki Lopez will host a Pranayama Workshop. The event will teach people how to increase awareness through practicing classic yoga techniques. The exercise intends to strengthen your respiratory and soothe your nervous system. The event will take […]

Events In Queens For Dec. 19-25

Events In Queens For Dec. 19-25

Oratorio Society Annual Holiday Concert, 12/22, Queensborough Community College (see below). FRIDAY 12/20     THE DAVID LEONHARDT TRIO Pianist David Leonhardt will perform at a winter holiday jazz concert at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. Attendees will get a chance to see holiday classics played with a jazz beat. Tickets are $15 for […]

Parc Hotel Coming To Flushing In Early 2014

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer In a match made in heaven, a new hotel is coming to a major boulevard in Flushing. The Parc Hotel will be the latest addition to Flushing’s booming hotel scene when it opens at 39-16 College Point Blvd. in the first quarter of 2014. The 12-story structure is just blocks […]

Events In Queens For Dec. 12-18

Events In Queens For Dec. 12-18

Drop In Art – Family Art Workshop for children 5 years and up, Queens Museum of Art, 12/15 (see below) FRIDAY 12/13 GAMELAN SON OF LION Gamelan Son of Lion will perform in the theater at the Outpost Gallery in Ridgewood at 8 p.m. The group will play compositions on several percussion instruments like gongs, […]

Events In Queens For Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

Events In Queens For Nov. 28 – Dec. 4

LIGHTS & LATKES, Sunnyside Jewish Center, Dec. 1 (see below). FRIDAY 11/29 BLACK FRIDAY HOLIDAY TRUNK SHOW If you do not want to spend the day shopping on Black Friday, head over to Rejuvenate for a fun holiday trunk show! The show will take place at Rejuvenate Face and Body at 26-17 23rd. Ave., Astoria, […]

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

Events In Queens For Nov. 7-13

FRIDAY 11/8 TRUMPETERS OF QUEENS Flushing Town Hall will host its inaugural Trumpeters of Queens show at 8 p.m. Josh Deutsch will bring a set of original music for this energetic quintet performance, with special guests Michael Rodriguez and Irving Grossman. Tickets are $10 for members and students and $15 for general admission. HOLIDAY ARTS […]

FRIDAY 10/11 NEA JAZZ MASTERS National Endowment for the Arts jazz masters Jimmy Heath (saxophone), Barry Harris (piano) and Jimmy Owens (trumpet) will perform at Flushing Town Hall, starting at 8 p.m. The three musicians will be joined by bassist Christian McBride, guitarist Russell Malone and drummer Tootie Heath for an evening of music. There […]