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Euro Cup nets crowds for Queens bars & restaurants
News Terence M. Cullen 7/02/2012 at 2:56PM

Maria Moreira sat at the bar of Lenny’s Clam Bar in Howard Beach and watched in silence as Spain continued to score — and score — on Italy to take the 2012 Euro Cup. A soccer fan, she said that many Americans don’t enjoy the game as much. During big tournaments, however, restaurant owners and [...]

Spanish La Liga Week 24 Roundup
Sports Michael Pantelidis 2/29/2012 at 3:14PM

Real Madrid were fortunate to maintain their double digit lead in the race for the La Liga crown in Week 24, after a resilient Rayo Vallecano side made life very difficult for the league front runners. Los Blancos were able to overcome Rayo 1-0 thanks to a beautiful back heel finish by Cristiano Ronaldo – [...]

La Liga Week 20 Roundup
Sports Michael Pantelidis 2/02/2012 at 12:37PM

Real Madrid are hoping seven is their new lucky number, as Los Blancos increased their points lead over archrivals Barcelona at the top of La Liga to more than half a dozen with a 3-1 victory over last place Real Zaragoza. After being dismissed from the Copa del Rey midweek, Madrid was playing from behind [...]

Spanish La Liga: Week 18 Roundup
Sports Michael Pantelidis 1/17/2012 at 11:55AM

There were tight matches at the top of the Spanish La Liga in Week 18, with Barcelona and Real Madrid narrowly escaping with three points following hard fought bouts. Madrid faced a defensively resilient Mallorca side in front of 20,000 fans at the Iberostar Estadi on January 14. After a 39th minute goal on a [...]

Painted into my memory
Painted into my memory
News Joshua Schneps 11/16/2011 at 1:40PM

On our recent honeymoon to Spain and France, my wife and I wanted to bring something home that would remind us of our trip for the rest of our lives. I have collected a few pieces of artwork from local artists over the years and thought a painting, sculpture or photograph would be a great [...]