A Sweet Spot For Eddie’s

Look’s like everybody has a sweet spot for Eddie’s Sweet Shop– even rapper Action Bronson. Earlier this month, Vice Channel debuted its new monthly show, “F***, That’s Delicious,” and the host of the show was none other than Flushing’s very own hip hop star Action Bronson. Although it might seem a little strange to watch […]

BREAKING NEWS: F Train Derails In Woodside

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer UPDATED An F train on the express track in Woodside derailed this morning just before 11 a.m., leaving 19 people injured, with 4 suffering potentially serious injuries, according to MTA chairman Tom Prendergast. The MTA estimated that around 1,000 people were on the train at the time. The train stopped […]

Hypocrites On All Sides

To The Editor: Allow me to rebut the statements by Joe Brooks, whose letters claiming some on the political right are hypocrites. He cited two examples of them taking welfare. Joe, I have news for you. There are hypocrites on the left also. Liberal columnist Carl Rowan favored gun control and made some choice statements […]

The Ups and Downs of Queens’ Housing Market

The Ups and Downs of Queens’ Housing Market

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer As the City and Borough move further away from the Great Recession, Queens’ real estate market is showing signs of steady growth. The residential real estate market has improved in nearly every category when compared to the statistics from the first quarter of 2013. Sales are up across the board, […]

Newtown Literary Holds Writing Weekend

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer It is time to put pen to paper. The Newtown Literary Alliance is having its second annual Queens Writes Weekend from April 25 to 27. During this event, Queens authors are invited to sit down with like-minded individuals at locations across the Borough and just write. Now in its second […]

Events In Queens For April 17-23

Events In Queens For April 17-23

Doktor Kaboom, Queens Theatre, Saturday, 4/19 (see below). FRIDAY 4/18 HINDI POETRY Join the Glen Oaks Library for an afternoon of Hindi poetry, hosted by Ashok Singh, the Director of the International Hindi Association, and featuring invited poets Ashok Vyas, Anand Ahuja, Bindeshwari Agrawal, Purnima Desai and Ram B. Gautam. The recital starts at 4 […]

Using Social Media To Plan Your Wedding

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Nowadays, it seems like everyone has Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. While they are great tools for keeping in touch with friends and keeping up to date with all the latest news, it turns out social media can also come in handy while planning your wedding. Perhaps one of […]