Tag: astoria

Youth soccer stars shine at NYCFC’s annual community cup in Astoria

Jun. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Hundreds of children from across the five boroughs of New York took part in New York City FC’s third-annual Community Cup at the Triborough Bridge Playground in Astoria on Sunday. Children aged 8-11 from 30 different neighborhoods across the city took… Read more »

Queens lawmakers rally for legislation to improve representation of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) communities

May. 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres At the state Capitol on Wednesday, Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas, State Senator Michael Gianaris, and leaders from groups such as the New York Immigration Coalition and Malikah rallied support for a bill that seeks to overhaul demographic data collection for Middle Eastern and North… Read more »

Thai restaurant in Astoria named best halal restaurant in the borough

May. 6, 2024 By emarshall May 6, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Queens Chamber of Commerce, the oldest and largest business association in the borough, announced Friday that the winner of its inaugural “Queens’ Best Halal Restaurant Competition” was the Astoria modern Thai fusion restaurant Nur Thai. In celebration of the restaurant’s distinct honor, Nur… Read more »

Excavation set to begin on Astoria property for residential tower

Apr. 10, 2024 By zgewelb Apr. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The excavation process for the property at 41-08 Crescent St. in Astoria is set to begin, marking the first step towards the construction of a 17-story residential tower, according to New York YIMBY. The 30,102-square-foot-long lot has already been surrounded by construction fencing. Machines for the construction work are expected to arrive on site within the coming weeks. The 189-foot-tall structure expected to be built on the property was designed by Dan Ionescu Architects and developed by Forte Italia LLC. Pecora Group LLC is the current owner of the… Read more »

Mayor’s Office launches new interactive map to tackle environmental inequity in NYC

Apr. 8, 2024 By admin Apr. 8, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain The Mayor’s Office of Climate and Environmental Justice has launched a new interactive map detailing hazards in each neighborhood in the city in a bid to tackle environmental inequity across the five boroughs.  The Environmental Justice NYC (EJNYC) Mapping Tool, the first-ever online resource… Read more »

Top Queens venues for the ultimate Super Bowl game day experience

Feb. 7, 2024 By czarinnaandres Feb. 7, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Sunday sees the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in Super Bowl LVIII and there are a number of exciting venues in Queens to catch the big game. The Chiefs, who are attempting to win their third Super Bowl… Read more »