Taste The World At Garden Brew Fest

All Beer lovers are invited to come celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the New York World’s Fairs at Queens Botanical Garden (QBG)’s inaugural Botanical Brew Fest on July 19. Brew Fest is inspired by Bavarian Oktoberfest traditions and is an opportunity for beer lovers to sample a variety of brews and learn the […]

Garden Outlines World’s Fair Festivities

Garden Outlines World’s Fair Festivities

At a press conference, Queens Botanical Garden executive director Susan Lacerte, Councilman Peter Koo, Taiwanese Ambassador Paul Wen-liang Chang and others introduced the orchid exhibit that kicked off the garden’s series of World’s Fair events. Photo by Joe Marvilli BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While many enjoyed wandering around the Taiwanese orchid display at Queens […]

Botanical Garden Holds Orchid Exhibit

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Queens Botanical Garden will kick off both its opening weekend and the World’s Fair Anniversary season with a special flower exhibit. “Taiwan: A World of Orchids” will be presented in partnership with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office. Starting on April 5, the display will feature an array of […]

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 […]

Focus On Queens, Jan. 9

Heather Harrison of Forest Hills was one of four attorneys promoted by the law firm Farrell Fritz in New York. She was promoted to counsel. Harrison is a commercial litigation attorney concentrating in business litigation and partnership disputes. New Borough President Melinda Katz will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the 112th […]