Apr. 28, 2023 By Emily Davenport The Queens Chamber of Commerce is offering its congratulations to the 19 Queens restaurants that were featured on the New York Times’ “100 Best Restaurants in NYC” list. Based on his decade of writing reviews, restaurant critic Pete Wells compiled the restaurant list and ranked the city’s top restaurants…. Read More
Apr. 25, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz has appointed a new chief of staff and new prosecutors to her staff. Katz announced the appointment of Wendy Erdly as chief of staff after nearly a decade of public service experience, mainly at the New York State Department of Financial Services, as deputy… Read More
Apr. 19, 2023 By Bill Parry A 12-year-old boy was arrested in the 101st Precinct in Far Rockaway Tuesday afternoon in connection with antisemitic attacks earlier this month. According to an investigation by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force, the youngster was with another young man and a woman — believed to be in their… Read More
Apr. 10, 2023 By Bill Parry With less than three months to go until the Democratic primary, the race for Queens district attorney is heating up. On Monday, challenger George Grasso rallied on the steps of Borough Hall Monday. The retired judge from Douglaston received endorsements from 11 law enforcement organizations and community members after… Read More
Lawmakers from every corner of Queens gathered on March 22 in the state capitol to call on Gov. Kathy Hochul to include funding for an MTA fare freeze and a free bus pilot in the final state budget as negotiations continue through April 1.
Mar. 8, 2023 By Julia Moro Forest Hills native Ray Romano will be releasing his comedy drama, “Somewhere in Queens,” April 21, 2023, after directing, writing and starring in the film. “Somewhere in Queens” follows a simple, blue-collar family, deeply rooted in their Italian American heritage — similar to many Queens natives. Leo Russo, played… Read More
Feb. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz continues to add endorsements from the city’s organized labor unions. On Feb. 15, Katz announced her reelection campaign was endorsed by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Local 338 RUFCW, RWDSU Local 1102, and UFCW Local 1500, which represent over 100,000 members…. Read More
Feb. 15, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A local tourism executive has released a book showcasing some of Queens’ most famous individuals. From Simon & Garfunkel, to LL Cool J and Ron Artest, the new book consists of more than 200 images featuring pre-eminent people who have lived in the World’s Borough. The book, called Famous People… Read more »