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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.

Bayside outdoor concert series to start next month
Bayside outdoor concert series to start next month
Northeast Liam La Guerre 7/17/2014 at 3:14PM

The Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) signed a lease with the MTA for the small green space on 41st Avenue adjacent to the LIRR station house, hoping to hold an outdoor concerts series this year and other activities, officials said.

I admit it – I’m addicted
I admit it – I’m addicted
Victoria's Secrets Victoria Schneps 7/11/2014 at 10:34AM

Last year, my son Josh and my daughter Elizabeth created the flea market in LIC, and this year, they created the Astoria Flea & Food at the backlot of Kaufman Astoria Studios. And I’m addicted to both. First I love a bargain, but most of all I love the creative people who bring their food [...]

Glendale pastor writes YA self-help book
Glendale pastor writes YA self-help book
Arts & Music Eric Jankiewicz 7/03/2014 at 12:09PM

Writing a successful book for young adults can be hard if it doesn’t have magic and vampires in it. But a pastor in a Glendale church wrote a book aimed to help troubled teenagers in 2011, and since then, the book has taken on a second life, spurring the creation of conventions and a clothing company.

Leave fireworks to the professionals
Letters Letters 7/03/2014 at 10:07AM

The Fourth of July brings potential fun celebrations and relaxing time spent with family and friends. Many people look forward to seeing colorful firework displays. These are handled by professionals and supervised by the fire department for safety. Unfortunately, tragedy can strike when individuals set off firecrackers. One summer, I was in the ICU after [...]

Glendale food pantry runs out of food
Glendale food pantry runs out of food
Southwest Eric Jankiewicz 6/20/2014 at 10:58AM

The Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church is all out of food for Glendale’s needy and the workers there are asking residents to donate what they can.