Soccer, or football as it’s known everywhere but in the U.S., is the world’s favorite sport — and every four years the planet is transfixed as the top national teams from around the world gather to crown a champion at soccer’s World Cup. 2014 is a World Cup year, and this year the month-long, 32-team competition will take place in Brazil starting Thursday.
A man wanted in the attempted sexual assault of a 53-year-old woman in an Astoria elevator has been charged in the attack, officials said.
It has been 22 years since muralists and friends Alex Cook and Pasqualina Azzarello collaborated on a piece, and now with the help of Jackson Heights resident Sunny Hossain, they are adding color to Long Island City.
When Fatty’s announced it was moving almost a year ago, Astorians — and New Yorkers in general — were devastated, and also worried that a reopening would not, in fact, happen. Last month, however, Suzanne Furbota and Fernando Peña proved everyone wrong when they opened the doors to their new location.
A man punched and choked a 53-year-old woman before trying to sexually assault her in the elevator of her Astoria apartment building Monday morning, police said.
Cameras will be rolling into the LIC Flea & Food this Saturday, so don’t miss out.
Andrew Koss, who grew up in Bayside, is writing the script for and co-starring in an upcoming movie entitled “Zizi and Honeyboy.” The film will star five-time Emmy award winner Doris Roberts, best known for her role on “Everybody Loves Raymond.”
Next week fans won’t have to make the trip down to Brazil in order to cheer on their favorite teams in the FIFA World Cup; instead, their support will just be one click away.
Twenty-two Queens Library locations, in partnership with the Department of Education, will be distributing free summer meals to children and teens 18 years and under from June 27 to August 29.
Don’t get it twisted. Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company isn’t even from Brooklyn. Instead, the moniker of this Astoria-born bagel company is a shout-out to the old-fashioned style of hand-rolling and water-boiling dough to give each bagel that extra special snap.