Free outdoor movies in Queens


| editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of .nycgovparks.org

Take advantage of the longer days and warmer nights of summer with free outdoor movies in parks across Queens. Beginning on Friday, May 31, there are options for every age and taste, from kid-friendly animated features, such as “Wreck-It Ralph,” to the Oscar-winning “Les Miserables,” and the Hitchcock classic “North by Northwest.” Captain Tilly Park Friday, May 31, 7:30 […]

Read More ...

Restorations means Rockaway’s rocking


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

Rockaway is rocking its way to a promising destination for beachgoers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe ceremoniously cut the ribbon on Monday, August 6, at the completed $30 million restoration of areas of eastern Rockaway beach. The restoration included a 15,700-square-foot skateboard park, handball and basketball courts, playgrounds, climbing wall, performance space, […]

Read More ...

Happenings this week


|

EDITOR’S PICKS ZZ Top live Sunday, August 28 at 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: ZZ Top live; the world-famous bearded blues-rock band makes a stop at Westbury for a special live performance; call 800-745-3000 or visit www.livenation.com for ticket information. WEEKEND EVENTS Saturday, August 27 at 7 a.m. Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Meet at […]

Read More ...

Happenings this week


|

EDITOR’S PICKS Saturday, August 13 at 8 p.m. NYCB Theatre at Westbury: Steve Miller Band; fly like an eagle to this live performance featuring the legendary Steve Miller Band; call 800-745-3000 or visit www.livenation.com for ticket information. THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 6:30 p.m. Ridgewood Library: The Art of Belly Dance with Shoshana; Shoshana, legendary artist of […]

Read More ...

What’s happening this week


|

THURSDAY, AUGUST 04 6 p.m. Ozone Park Library: The Art of Belly Dance with Shoshana; Shoshana, legendary artist of Middle Eastern dance, performs the ancient art of belly dancing, accompanied by classically trained dancer, Indian, and students from the Shoshana Dance Theater Company; Free admission; Contact: 718-845-3127 7:30 p.m. Forest Park: Michael DelGuidice and Big […]

Read More ...

What’s happening this week


|

THURSDAY, JULY 28 7 p.m. Springfield Park: Chrisette Michele Live; New York native Chrisette Michele is a “soulful songbird” as described by Entertainment Weekly, who has been shining on the R&B music scene since 2007; She won a Grammy for her single “Be OK” in 2009; Don’t miss your chance to see her live; Free […]

Read More ...

newsbriefs


|

Ramp of Cross Bay Bridge to close for repairs As part of a new stage in the major deck and ramp reconstruction of the Cross Bay Bridge, the north-bound ramp from Beach Channel Drive West to the bridge will be closed to traffic beginning December 1. The ramp will be fully closed for demolition work […]

Read More ...