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Senator Chuck Schumer headlines Courier’s ‘Power Breakfast’
Senator Chuck Schumer headlines Courier’s ‘Power Breakfast’
Networking Events Queens Courier Staff 6/08/2012 at 3:01PM

It was all about jobs this past Friday when Senator Charles Schumer headlined The Queens Courier’s third “Power Breakfast.” In front of a packed house at Long Island City’s Water’s Edge Restaurant, Schumer gave a keynote speech about job growth in Queens, and answered questions from a panel of industry leaders. The event was hosted [...]

Courier wins at NYPA awards
News Alexa Altman 4/06/2012 at 12:24PM

News outlets from across the state gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of local publications, their reporters and designers, at the annual New York Press Association Awards. The Queens Courier was honored to receive the Past Presidents’ Award for General Excellence in its division. Judges claimed the publication had crisp writing, a good mix of stories [...]

Send in your nominations for the best in Queens Family, Education & Recreation
Send in your nominations for the best in Queens Family, Education & Recreation
News Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2012 at 10:17AM

After three supremely successful rounds of the Best of the Boro Competition, The Queens Courier is pleased to announce the next category — Family, Education & Recreation. With seemingly endless entertainment options, this category allows residents to choose the borough’s best places for relaxation. The eclectic category features more than 50 subcategories in a wide [...]

Two Queens contestants make it to American Idol’s top 24
Two Queens contestants make it to American Idol’s top 24
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 2/26/2012 at 11:13AM

Hundreds of thousands of “American Idol” hopefuls were narrowed down to 24 over the past month, with two Queens crooners making the cut. Heejun Han, of Flushing, and Astoria’s Creighton Fraker both withstood the auditions, Hollywood and a trip to Las Vegas to make it to the shows semifinals round, and now have the opportunity [...]

Queens Courier honors Rising Stars
Queens Courier honors Rising Stars
Networking Events Queens Courier Staff 1/27/2012 at 3:44PM

ATTEND THE 2013 RISING STARS AWARDS & NETWORKING EVENT Devon O’Connor had never been to an awards ceremony — much less been honored at one. So when the 20 year old was named one of The Queens Courier’s “Rising Stars,” he made sure to bask in the moment before it was gone. “When I was [...]

Courier brings early Christmas to SQBGC
Courier brings early Christmas to SQBGC
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 12/20/2011 at 12:54PM

Their eyes glistened like Christmas lights as they saw the dozens upon dozens of wrapped gifts that were laid out before them. And soon, their booming chants of “Santa! Santa! Santa!” would summon St. Nick. Or at least “Santa Steve,” but still a jolly man in red who came bumbling in with the promise of [...]

Best of the Boro voting extended
News Billy Rennison 12/07/2011 at 12:30PM

Voting on the Best of the Boro’s second category has been extended. Residents now have until January 6 to vote for the best in Queens health and beauty. The Queens Courier’s Best of the Boro competition’s second category received over 400 nominations, and now it is time to vote. Everyone has a doctor or hair [...]

J. Cole earns Best New Artist Grammy nod
J. Cole earns Best New Artist Grammy nod
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 12/02/2011 at 2:22PM

In a year that J. Cole released a debut album that reached the top of the Billboard charts, the St. John’s University graduate has been recognized for his meteoric rise with a Grammy nomination. Cole, 26, was nominated for Best New Artist where he will go up against The Band Perry, Bon Iver, fellow Queens [...]

Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death
Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death
News Jay Lane 12/02/2011 at 8:53AM

Fiancee of Sean Bell urges NYPD Chief Ray Kelly to fire officers in beau’s shooting death Sean Bell’s fiancée Thursday urged the city’s top cop to sack all five officers who fired in the shooting frenzy that killed her beau on their wedding day in 2006. Nicole Paultre-Bell made the demand of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly after an [...]

Queens Courier crowns ‘Kings’
Queens Courier crowns ‘Kings’
Kings of Queens Toni Cimino 11/04/2011 at 7:45PM

Over 450 guests gathered at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park to mingle at one of the largest networking events in the borough and honor this year’s “Kings of Queens.” The fourth annual Queens Courier event, held on Thursday, November 3, honored “Man of the Year” Comptroller John Liu and “Woman of the [...]