Triumph of Civic Virtue statue

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/15/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST   Thursday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 79. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Rooftop Films: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints Rooftop Films presents a sneak [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/06/2013 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 25. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 25 with a windchill as low as 18F. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT [...]

Civic Virtue statue leaves Queens
Civic Virtue statue leaves Queens
Top Stories Terence M. Cullen 12/17/2012 at 11:43AM

The controversial statue, officially called “Triumph of Civic Virtue,” which stirred debate for the last few years, was hoisted from its pedestal on Queens Boulevard just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 as bystanders looked on — many of whom were saddened by the action. It has been moved to Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn [...]

Queen’s Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/17/2012 at 7:55AM

TODAY’s FORECAST  Monday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 54. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Fog overnight. Low of 48. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.9 in. possible. EVENT of the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/25/2012 at 7:40AM

EVENT of the DAY: Free Shakespeare in the Park: “Hamlet”  Come enjoy a summer night with the Bard. Queens-based Hip to Hip Theatre Company presents a free performance of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy “Hamlet” at the Unisphere at Flushing Meadows. [Click here for more info or submit your events] Former Assemblyman Jimmy Meng charged with fraud  Former State [...]

Controversial statue may move to Brooklyn
Controversial statue may move to Brooklyn
News Liam La Guerre 7/24/2012 at 2:04PM

A city agency is sneakily planning to restore and move a controversial Queens statue, which has been bashed as sexist by politicians, to what could be its final resting place — a Brooklyn cemetery. The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) plans to bury the near century-old Triumph of Civic Virtue statue, which sits near [...]