Queens Restaurant Week took a bite out of Atlas Park on Monday afternoon for its kickoff event. Visitors brought their appetites, ready to get a helping of what the 12th Annual Queens Restaurant Week has to offer. Several Queens restaurants came out to the Shops at Atlas Park handing out free samples, announcing their participation […]
The Adult Learning Center has been expanded to more than double the existing space to accommodate the hundred of adult students it serves every year. The center is one of seven that are part of the Queens Library system that offers programs for adults who are learning to read, learning English as a second language, and taking pre-Ged classes.
Robert Monahan first served as GRYC executive director from 1982 to 1990, then moved on to the Police Athletic League for 10 years. Since returning to the GRYC in 2000, Monahan helped grow the organization into a borough-wide juggernaut. Today, the GRYC—powered by an $8 million annual budget—offers after-school activities, tutoring, internships and other programs at 30 different locations to 2,700 youths across Queens.
Queens elected officials, doctors and management staff were on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the rebranding of New York Hospital Queens as NewYork-Presbyterian Queens (NYP/Queens) in Flushing on Monday night.
In the past few years, Queens has considerably become the most rapidly growing borough in NYC. Large scale developments have been paving the way in cities such as Flushing and Long Island City, creating a domino effect through Queens. Not surprisingly the growth of the borough has trickled down to multi-family investment sales. The price […]
A 26-year-old homeless man was charged Friday for stealing the identity of an elderly man, who welcomed him into his home, and then going on a $50,000 shopping spree, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown.
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito were joined by marchers clad in white bridal gowns and veils in the memory of Gladys Ricart. Many held signs calling for an end to domestic violence, while some shared their own personal experiences and stories of survival.