Musicians Of Queens: Jeanne Marie Boes

Musicians Of Queens: Jeanne Marie Boes

Jeanne Marie Boes has known that she wanted to be a professional musician since she was a teenager. Knowing what she wanted to do at an early age led her to the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, where she received invaluable lessons and friendships. “Over the course of those four years, I […]

MTA President Fails To Listen To LIC Residents

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Residents, local businesses and community groups voiced concerns to Metropolitan Transportation Authority representatives about the dire need for a shuttle bus that goes directly to Grand Central during the weekends of the No. 7 train shutdowns, between Times Square and Queensboro Plaza, during a special meeting last week at PS/IS […]

Long Island City Marketing Campaign Delayed

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and a group of Long Island City businesses are still sorting out details for a marketing campaign that would run during a series of weekend shutdowns on the 7 train. While the MTA works on three infrastructure improvement projects on the 7 train for 13 weekends […]

Events In Queens For Mar. 6-12

Events In Queens For Mar. 6-12

FRIDAY 3/7 PANORAMA TRIVIA Come to the world’s only geographical trivia-based game night at The Panorama of the City of New York at Queens Museum. Taking place from 7 to 10 p.m., the Panorama Challenge throws out a series of questions about City landmarks, bridges, neighborhoods, parks and more. The team that identifies the most […]

QCA Dinner Takes Tour of Senses

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer Queens Council on the Arts will host a dinner that mixes dance and food in the second Moveable Feast Artist Dinner Series, which will raise money for a stop gap scholarship fund. The dinner, “Senses Transports,” will take place on March 10 and will feature meals that focus on a […]

LaGCC Celebrates Black History Month Through Art

LaGCC Celebrates Black History Month Through Art

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer LaGuardia Community College is celebrating Black History Month through a faculty and student art exhibition, through March 7. The artwork reflect the show’s universal theme, “Advancing the Dream: Social Justice in the 21st Century,” in divergent interpretations and forms. Arthur Simms, arts program coordinator, said the exhibition is the first […]

MTA Discusses 7 Train Shutdowns

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer While the MTA works on three infrastructure improvement projects on the 7 subway line each weekend, starting at the end of February through July, it has agreed to recompense customers traveling to and from Queens and Manhattan with an advertising campaign to promote the many restaurants and cultural institutions in […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Events In Queens For Jan. 16-22

Wildcard Weekend, robot making at the New York Hall of Science, Saturday, 1/18 (see below). THURSDAY 1/16 MAC WELLMAN w/STEVE MELLOR – MUAZZEZ Watch Steve Mellor in an act that is intentionally staged in the simplest of terms, employing a chair, an actor and a microphone. He performs a collection of short stories written by […]

The Food Box Comes To Long Island City

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer A new 2,000-square-foot artisanal food pop-up fair is building momentum in Long Island City, where a wide variety of vendors showcase their specialty dishes. Jamestown Properties, known for the Chelsea Market, started the Food Box in early November. The market is located just a short walk from Court Square in […]