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Newtown Creek sludge project nearing completion
Newtown Creek sludge project nearing completion
Southwest Queens Courier Staff 4/22/2014 at 6:00PM

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is celebrating the end of a month-long project in Newtown Creek that, if successful, will eventually make the water running through Ridgewood, Maspeth and Greenpoint much more inviting.

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/22/2014 at 7:49AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Cloudy early, then off and on rain showers for the afternoon. High around 65. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Tuesday night: Becoming partly cloudy after some evening light rain. Low 47. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

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.

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.