QCulture: Big Changes In Area LGBT Nightlife

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer While some of Astoria’s newest LBGT bars already shuttered their windows, the neighborhood’s oldest changes hands. On 24th Avenue and 37th Street, the oldest gay bar in Astoria will soon be under new management. Nathan Finnegan, who worked previously as a bartender in Manhattan, will take over Albatross Bar from […]

Translatinas And Allies March For Equality

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Cries of “no más a la discriminacíon” and “undocumented, unafraid” rang out in Jackson Heights Monday evening as a group of transgender Latina women and allies marched for visibility, respect and equality. The third annual Translatina March was organized by advocacy group Make the Road New York (MRNY), and stepped […]

Focus on Queens, July 10

Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights will open one Pre-K class of 18 students in September 2014. Children must turn 4 years old by Dec. 31, 2014 to be eligible for the full-day program. Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided and served in the classroom. To apply, call Francine Smith at (718) 803-0060, […]

Roosevelt Ave.: A Main Street For Queens Latinos

While Queens’ Latin American communities are located throughout the Borough, with a heavy concentration in Corona, Elmhurst and Jackson Heights, the streetscapes of the community can be captured down Roosevelt Avenue. Running from Woodside through to Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Latin American communities are well-represented on Roosevelt Avenue, with restaurants, mom and pop shops and […]

Hearing Loss Going Into Your Golden Years

Hearing Loss Going Into Your Golden Years

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer As people go into their golden years, loss of hearing is one of many problems that can develop. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, a national organization that provides assistance and resources for people that lose their hearing, about 20 percent of adults in the United States have […]