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LIC Flea crowns winners of first Favorites Food Festival
LIC Flea crowns winners of first Favorites Food Festival
West Queens Courier Staff 8/01/2014 at 12:58PM

The popular Long Island City flea market, held every Saturday at the outdoor lot on the corner of Fifth Street and 46th Avenue, hosted the first Annual LIC Flea Favorites Food Festival this past weekend, bringing the best food vendors from the market.

Gov. Cuomo’s transportation reinvestment commission
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/28/2014 at 5:32PM

At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on.  It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]

First Annual LIC Flea Favorites Food Festival this weekend
First Annual LIC Flea Favorites Food Festival this weekend
West Queens Courier Staff 7/25/2014 at 2:50PM

The popular LIC Flea & Food, held every Saturday at the outdoor lot on the corner of Fifth Street and 46th Avenue, will host the First Annual LIC Flea Favorites Food Festival, bringing the best food vendors from the market.

More than 400 come out to honor 2014 ‘Rising Stars’
More than 400 come out to honor 2014 ‘Rising Stars’
Rising Stars Queens Courier Staff 3/03/2014 at 5:01PM

Just days before the Oscars, Queens was home to its own awards ceremony. Top young professionals from around the borough shined at The Queens Courier’s 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event. And this year, a Hollywood star even graced the stage.

Change at Penn Station for the Bronx?
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 3/02/2014 at 7:37PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo and other public officials recently embraced a potential $1 billion investment for transportation improvements in the Bronx that could have long term impacts for residents of Great Neck, Little Neck, Douglaston, Bayside, Auberndale, Murray Hill, Flushing, Floral Park, Bellrose, Queens Village, Hollis, Jamaica, Woodside and other Queens neighbors who ride the Long [...]

Op-ed: Make ferry service permanent
News Op-Ed 3/01/2014 at 1:46PM

I would like to start by commending the city for the fourth extension of ferry service to the Rockaway Peninsula. I would especially like to thank Mayor Bill de Blasio for extending the ferry service through May and keeping his word, as he remains dedicated to the recovery of Rockaway and New York City as a whole.