Borough Readies For Catholic Schools Week

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer As January marches on and New Year’s Day gets more distant in the rearview mirror, Queens’ communities are gearing up for Catholic Schools Week. National Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of Catholic education that takes place during the last week of January, which goes from Jan. 26 to […]

Bill de Blasio Sworn In As Mayor

Bill de Blasio Sworn In As Mayor

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer New York City has a new mayor. Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the City’s 109th mayor at midnight on New Year’s Day in his Brooklyn home. This brief swearing-in led to a formal inauguration at noon on the steps of City Hall on Jan. 1. During the […]

Couple Featured At Rose Bowl Parade

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer A Queens married couple showed their everlasting love when they were featured on a brand new eHarmony float in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., on New Year’s Day. The float is meant to inspire those looking for love in the New Year by bringing seven of the […]

Hoping For More Change

As the ball dropped earlier this week signifying the start of the New Year, it brought to an end a year that reshaped the landscape of the Borough and the City, and the promise of even more change looms over the horizon for 2014. The New Year is a time to reflect and learn from […]

Events In Queens For Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Events In Queens For Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Exit Stage Left, Sunday, 12/22, Queens Theatre (see below) FRIDAY 12/27 SCREENING: THE GODFATHER The Museum of Moving Image is screening the granddaddy of contemporary crime films, “The Godfather” at 7 p.m. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, the film remains one of Hollywood’s greatest works of modern storytelling. Directed […]

Slowpokes Roasted

With the New Year around the corner, the New York Public Interest Group is letting us know which buses to avoid in 2014. Last week, NYPIRG announced its annual Pokey Awards, for slowest local bus route in the City. While two Manhattan bus lines – the M42 and the M50 at 3.4 m.p.h. – “won” […]