Astoria Times

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Long Island City

Elton John’s foundation helps fund LIC non-profit

The Elton John AIDS Foundation is providing a $50,000 grant to The Fortune Society, a Long Island City nonprofit that advocates for formerly incarcerated men and women living with HIV/AIDS. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

East Elmhurst

E. Elmhurst DJ brings old-time sounds home

Today’s digital age of electronic dance music gets a refreshing “dis” from a local DJ’s vintage vibe mix of funk and soul, featured in his newly released album – made with old-school, analog technology. Comment.
Steinway

CityMD opens Astoria clinic as its first facility in Queens

Astorians seeking medical attention have a new option after CityMD opened a new location last Friday. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Astoria

Astoria writer finds humor in an unlikely profession

Taren Sterry realizes whenever she is asked, “what do you do?”, her answer is not really an ice breaker as much as a Titanic sinker. Comment.

Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014

Astoria

Astoria gastropub opens

Two successful Astoria restaurant owners have joined together to create the neighborhood’s latest gastropub lounge. Comment.

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Long Island City

DOT closes exit on Queensboro after cop death

A new era began on the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge with the closing of the entire Queens-bound outer roadway Monday night. Comments (1).
Woodside

Police look for missing Sunnyside woman

SUNNYSIDE — Police were looking for a missing 27-year-old Hispanic woman with a light complexion who was last seen leaving her Woodside residence Dec. 26. Comments (1).

Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Jackson Heights

Photographer focuses on social woes

Jackson Heights photographer Adam Nadel creates stark images of reality that unquestioningly provoke any viewer’s social consciousness. While his subject matter, such as war, disease, poverty and environmentalism, is complicated, his photos give the impression of purity with the faintest hint of a shadow or an inconspicuous setting in the background. Comment.
Woodside

New mayor says city workers met snow storm challege

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to a Sanitation Department depot in Woodside Friday to praise workers for their response to the snowstorm that dumped nearly 10 inches on the city. Comment.
Long Island City

Dominic Stiller wears many hats in Dutch Kills

Dominic Stiller wears many hats in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City. Comments (2).
Woodside

Landlord in Woodside lets space to academy

Christmas came early for the owners of the Edge Tae Kwon Do Academy this year. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Long Island City

New Long Island City art gallery run by and for artists

The newest art gallery in Long Island City is not like the others. Comment.
East Elmhurst

Fireplace sparks started East Elmhurst blaze that killed 7-year-old: FDNY

A 7-year-old East Elmhurst boy was killed in an early morning house fire on New Year’s Day when sparks from an unattended fireplace ignited pillows, blankets, a couch and Christmas decorations, the FDNY said Thursday. Comments (5).

Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014

East Elmhurst

East Elmhurst child killed in New Year’s fire: Police

A 7-year-old boy was killed and a 13-year-old boy was injured in a New Year’s Day blaze in East Elmhurst, the NYPD said. Comments (4).

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013

Long Island City

Queensboro exit ramp to close nightly

A series of deadly car accidents on a notorious off-ramp of the Queensboro Bridge has prompted the city to close an entire lane to nighttime traffic beginning Monday. Comments (1).

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