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Restaurants & Bars 2014 winners
Queens Courier Staff 4/20/2014 at 9:25PM

You voted, they won. Best of the Boro Restaurants & Bars 2014 winners  BEST AMERICAN/CONTINENTAL RESTAURANT Winner Crescent Grill 38-40 Crescent St. Long Island City, NY 11101 718-729-4040 Runner Up Veranda Restaurant & Cafe 20801 Northern Blvd. Flushing, NY 11361 718-281-2233 BEST APPETIZERS Winner Donovan’s of Bayside 214-16 41st Ave. Bayside, NY 11361 718-423-5178 Runner Up [...]

Readers share their World’s Fair memories
Readers share their World’s Fair memories
News Queens Courier Staff 4/20/2014 at 11:14AM

As the grand opening of the World’s Fair Festival approaches, The Queens Courier is digging up memories of the 1939-40 and 1964-65 World’s Fairs. The World’s Fair experience is still fresh in the memories of our readers, and many have shared their stories.

On a roll with these buns
On a roll with these buns
Dining Queens Courier Staff 4/19/2014 at 9:15AM

Perhaps one of the most delicious and affordable Asian contributions to the culinary scene is the steamed bun. In Astoria alone, there are several droolworthy versions of these Pac-Man-shaped nibbles available, and all for under five bucks.

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 4/18/2014 at 4:07PM

Queens Botanical Garden is holding an Egg-stravaganza. All children are invited and their parents are encouraged to pre-register for one of two sessions of “egg-cellent” fun. Space is limited to the first 500 children per session.

Astoria first-grader wins national writing contest
Astoria first-grader wins national writing contest
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 4/17/2014 at 5:25PM

One Astoria first-grader has a prize-winning way with words. Isabella Taxilaga, a student at P.S. 122 Mamie Fay has been named the $1,000 grand prize winner of the nonprofit The Be Kind People Project’s national student writing contest.