109th Pct.: Grand Larceny

GRAND LARCENY – The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance identifying and locating the following suspects wanted in connection with a grand larceny within the confines of the 109th Precinct. At 2:31 p.m. on Jan. 9, a male and female suspect entered H.Y. Jewelry, 150-29 Northern Blvd., Flushing, and removed jewelry without permission or authority. […]

Events In Queens For Jan. 9-15

Events In Queens For Jan. 9-15

Volunteer Open House, Voelker Orth Museum, Wed., 1/15 (see below) FRIDAY 1/10 DAVID HAZELTINE TRIO Flushing Town Hall will present a performance by pianist David Hazeltine at 8 p.m. Known as a “musician’s musician,” Hazeltine will display his distinctive style on the keys, accompanied by bassist Peter Washington and drummer Louis Hayes. The concert costs […]

Convention Center/Hotel Headed For Queens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A convention center and hotel/apartment complex is coming to Corona. The DiBlasi Ford dealership at 112-21 Northern Blvd. was bought by the Flushing-based Fleet Financial Group Inc. for $17 million in December. It expects to break ground on the project in June, at a cost of $200 million. Richard Xia, […]

New Owners For Historic RKO Keith’s

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer An historic Flushing theater may soon have a new lease on life, having been sold last week to a local developer. RKO Keith’s Theatre was bought by Flushing Square LLC, which plans to transform the vacant venue into a mixed-use residential development. Headed by Jerry Karlik, Flushing Square purchased the […]

Bill Would Penalize Unlicensed Drivers

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer The Western Queens community has gathered to mourn yet again, after a child was killed in Woodside last week, the fourth child to die because of automobile accidents this year alone. Just days after a crash involving a truck driver with a suspended license took the life of eight- year-old […]

Events In Queens For Dec. 19-25

Events In Queens For Dec. 19-25

Oratorio Society Annual Holiday Concert, 12/22, Queensborough Community College (see below). FRIDAY 12/20     THE DAVID LEONHARDT TRIO Pianist David Leonhardt will perform at a winter holiday jazz concert at Flushing Town Hall at 8 p.m. Attendees will get a chance to see holiday classics played with a jazz beat. Tickets are $15 for […]

Events In Queens For Dec. 12-18

Events In Queens For Dec. 12-18

Drop In Art – Family Art Workshop for children 5 years and up, Queens Museum of Art, 12/15 (see below) FRIDAY 12/13 GAMELAN SON OF LION Gamelan Son of Lion will perform in the theater at the Outpost Gallery in Ridgewood at 8 p.m. The group will play compositions on several percussion instruments like gongs, […]