The music will play on to help the Steinway Mansion survive. The Friends of Steinway Mansion was recently created with the goal to preserve the icon that sits atop a hill at 18-33 41st Street in Astoria. In order to turn the mansion’s 27 rooms into museum space or a teaching and learning center for […]
A new group is aiming to preserve the iconic Steinway Mansion for future generations to enjoy the historic local landmark. The Friends of Steinway Mansion is a newly formed coalition with members including Steinway & Sons, the Queens Economic Development Corporation, local officials and historians. “It is the stuff of New York legend. Within its […]
ASTORIA – Since touring the Steinway Mansion in the early fall, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. has spearheaded the effort to turn the property, currently for sale, into a community resource. Recently, he organized a tour of the 25-room mansion on 41st Street and 18th Avenue for Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe. […]
Lauren Cornea has been a Young Democrat with the Clinton Club of Northeast Queens, which serves the neighborhoods of Auburndale, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Douglaston, Flushing, Little Neck, and Whitestone, since 2010.
The art scene in Long Island City is heating up and opening its doors during the fourth annual LIC Arts Open – a 5-day extravaganza where over 250 artists will occupy galleries, performance studios and open their studios to visitors.
After months of planning, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday that a radioactive Ridgewood site has been added to the federal Superfund list, allowing the agency to further look into the site to reduce radiation levels.
In anticipation of NYC Parks’ World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, which will be held in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Sunday, May 18, readers of The Queens Courier have been sharing their World’s Fair memories and memorabilia with us.
By the time he was 15, Orion Bustamante had seen the ups and downs of life — his father went to jail, his mother was left without a job and he and his two younger brothers felt the fright of losing their home and going to live in a shelter.
Vernel Bennett, of Laurelton, and Jacques Leandre, of Rosedale, started the United Black Golfers Association (UBGA) — the first of its kind in Queens, they said — and the group will begin hosting meet-ups on golf courses shortly.