Some TV Time For Queens

A new FOX sitcom coming in 2015 shines the spotlight on Queens. It won’t be all that flattering a light, though. The comedy, which centers on a group of four …

Smith Looking Ahead

Looks like embattled State Sen. Malcolm Smith has already set aside the dates for his 10th Annual Jump and Ball Basketball Tournament this August. Only …

What Will Liu Do?

Pop quiz, hot shot: You’re a well-liked public servant whose last run for office didn’t end well. You still feel like you can contribute to Queens. …

A Sign of Quick Thinking

Murphy’s Law struck Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras this Friday during a street co-naming ceremony for veteran Anthony “Tony” Caminiti, a Corona native and …

No Mets Love In Queens

A recently-published interactive fan map, put together by Facebook and the New York Times, has us here at QConf wondering one thing – where the Mets fans at? …

Above The Law?

We all know that New York City politicians get some pretty sweet perks – one of which is getting to park almost anywhere consequence and ticket-free, even if …

So Long, Soccer!

The long debate and hand-wringing over where a new Major League Soccer franchise will play seems to be over. MLS officials announced earlier this week that the …

Queens’ Rising Star?

Here at QConf, we like to see hometown folk make good on a national stage. Last week, it was announced that Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) was the …

Strange Connection

We are sure the offices of William Scarborough have been busy and chaotic, what with his ongoing investigation and all. But what we didn’t think is that …

Ulrich vs. Richards

Things got a little heated between two Queens Councilmen last week. While celebrating the opening of a new YMCA in Far Rockaway, a neighborhood encompassed in …

Ready For Spring

  As we await warmer weather here in Queens, the Mets are enjoying some better temperatures down in Spring Training at Port St. Lucie, Fla. QConf …

The Voice Strikes Again

A crowd of elected officials and civic leaders gathered on the steps of Queens Borough Hall Sunday to show their support of U.S. Rep. Grace Meng, who was …

Friends or Rivals?

    Spotted at the Queens Tribune Black History Month breakfast and panel discussion – embattled State Sen. Malcolm Smith and new Deputy Borough …

One Great Severance

In case there was not enough evidence that Queens Library CEO Thomas Galante has a cushy gig, more revelations this week have revealed just how much more he …

Separated At Birth?

Transition periods can sometimes be confusing, and we at QConf found out just how bad it gets while trying to update the annual Blue Book: The Official Guide …

Wonder or Blunder?

Why travel to Egypt to marvel at the Great Pyramids or travel to Greece to admire the Colossus of Rhodes when you can simply swipe your MetroCard? According to …

A Rare Sight

        It’s not often that you catch a glimpse of Curtis Sliwa without his red beret. The noted Guardian Angel and Queens’ new …

Time For A Change

It’s a new year, with new elected officials taking over, but government voicemails and letterhead say otherwise. According to the message when QConf called …

5Pointz Twitter War

The white-washed former graffiti mecca continues to be a point of contention for some, as a Twitter confrontation broke out between the artists and a candy …