Most people travel vicariously by watching the Travel Channel on television or reading travel sections in such newspapers as the New York Times. Of course there are a host of magazines that provide the armchair traveler with a foreign fix. Of late the Travel Channel has morphed into something far afield from travel. You can [...]
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Each year the residents of western Queens, and Long Island City in particular, wonder anxiously how many weekends the MTA will shut down the No. 7 train. In past years, the MTA did not even provide advance warning, adding insult to injury. All the prior notice in the world, however, cannot ease the pain of the 22 weekend closures we face in 2014.
Two artists are making sure their voices are heard as the demolition of the buildings that were once home to 5Pointz continue.
A 64-year-old man has died from injuries after a hit-and-run in Long Island City Friday night.
A new mixed-use, residential and commercial $225 million building with hundreds of units is planned for Downtown Jamaica near the AirTrain, officials said.
Not many small, privately owned restaurants in New York City can survive all of the changes that come along with the replacement of an executive chef, especially when those changes mean you will have to rebrand your entire restaurant concept, hoping to retain the former regulars, while acquiring new ones.
The Bay Terrace Jewish Center will be hosting “Anything Goes” at Theatre by the Bay. The show starts at 8 p.m. on March 8 and 16. “Anything Goes” is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter that won a 1988 Tony award.
Anthony Brown, recently named one of The Queens Courier’s Rising Stars, donated his kidney in 2013 to his mother Zita Brown after she was diagnosed with kidney disease a year before.
The Queens World Film Festival, which brings together international and local filmmakers to the borough to screen their works, celebrated its opening night on Tuesday at the Movie of the Moving Image in Astoria.
The city’s Department of Buildings (DOB) authorized construction of 18,095 residential units in 1,383 buildings in 2013, a 71 percent increase from the previous year, according to a New York Building Congress (NYBC) analysis.