Renderings Of QueensWay Released

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer With another round of public hearings on the horizon, the first glance of what the QueensWay could look like was unveiled last week. The Trust for Public Land and the Friends of the QueensWay came out with the first renderings of the proposed pedestrian bike path that would run from […]

Events In Queens For Mar. 13-19

Events In Queens For Mar. 13-19

David Alan Grier, Saturday, Mar. 15, QPAC (see below). FRIDAY 3/14 THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE Flushing Town Hall will present a staged presentation of “The Snail and the Whale,” starting at 2:15 p.m. A tiny snail longs to see the world, so she hitches a lift on the tail of a humpback whale. But […]

Musicians Of Queens: Jonny Meyers

Musicians Of Queens: Jonny Meyers

Austin has always played a significant role in Jonny Meyers’ music career. Whether it was in Austin, Tex. or on Austin Street in Forest Hills, the singer-songwriter has found new music and new recording partners to further pursue his goals. Not content to limit himself to one music project, Meyers is a bit of a […]

CenterLight Supports Queens’ Project Chaim

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Project Chaim is known for giving a helping hand to others, it recently received one itself. The Queens Jewish Community Council’s program was given a donation of $5,000 from Michael Fassler, CEO of CenterLight Health System. He had heard about how Project Chaim’s work was threatened by a lack […]

Events In Queens For Feb. 27-Mar. 5

Events In Queens For Feb. 27-Mar. 5

2014 Queens World Film Festival, March 4 – 9 (see below). FRIDAY 2/28 13 MOONS 13 Moons features GrayHawk Perkins, a New Orleans Native American from the Choctaw and Houma tribes. He will perform a unique blend of blues, folk and jazz at Flushing Town Hall. Intertwined with tribal rhythms, language and storytelling, his music […]

Festival Features Films By Disabled

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer The Central Queens Y is giving filmmakers a platform they may not normally get elsewhere. The Reelabilities Film Festival showcases movies that were made by people with disabilities or is related to an issue affecting those with a disability. The festival will take place March 9-10 at CQY’s headquarters in […]

Plenty For Children To Do Indoors

Plenty For Children To Do Indoors

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The last couple of months have been tough on adults and their children. With snow storms nearly every week and the weather frequently falling below freezing, options are severely limited for kids to find fun activities to do. Do not let the winter of never-ending snow get you down, though. […]

City Snow Response Damages Café Entrance

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer With snow shutting down the City last week, one Forest Hills restaurant took more than just a financial hit. A Dept. of Sanitation truck jumped the sidewalk on Austin Street last Thursday night, slamming into Exo Café on Austin Street, damaging much of the exterior of the establishment and sending […]

Set Director Returns To College For Shoot

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer An alumnus from Queens College returned to the school as the production designer for a new HBO show filming on campus last Tuesday. Diane Lederman came back to the college where she graduated in 1985 as a member of the production team for a new Warner Bros./HBO series called “The […]