Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Astoria

Astoria native’s romance novel takes readers from streets of neighborhood to the canals of Venice

Author Rosanna Chiofalo’s debut novel, “Bella Fortuna” takes place in the Astoria of her childhood. A warm tribute to her heritage, the book brings to life colorful scenes from her past as a first-generation Italian American daughter of Sicilian parents who emigrated to America in the 1960s. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012

Kew Gardens

Popular staples join Queens Restaurant Week

Local epicures and other connoisseurs of fine cuisine will want to take note: Queens’ ninth annual Restaurant Week will commence this year from Oct. 8-11 and Oct. 15-18, featuring more than 100 local restaurants in more than 30 neighborhoods across the borough. The majority of eateries will offer three-course, prix fixe meals for $25 but specials may vary. Comment.

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