As to be expected, the borough gets romantic during the upcoming days. But there’s still time for alligators in sewers, Puerto Rican music, Italian movies, French jazz, Spanish dance, Dominican food, African birds, and Dutch living. Here are the details.
Feb. 9, Alligators in the Sewer, 7 Continue Reading
#MonthlyPicks | February’17 by Mike Celic
Only part of it is in the world’s most diverse borough, but everyone should traverse the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, whether on bicycle or foot. Heading from Long Island City to 59th Street in Manhattan, you instantly see how large the borough is and begin to wonder about Continue Reading
#KidsCorner | The rooster crows, does puppetry, makes crafts and writes calligraphy
Get up close and personal with a live rooster at Queens Zoo on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 for a Lunar New Year Celebration. Honor this beautiful barnyard bird and the new year with crafts, a scavenger hunt, story time, calligraphy workshops, and a puppet show Continue Reading
#PickoftheWeek | It’s time to chase your tale
Let's shake your family tree and check out your roots.
The Greater Astoria Historical Society will offer Genealogy Research 101: Discover Your Past at its Broadway headquarters in Long Island City on Saturday, Feb. 4, at 1 pm.
This is the first event of an ancestry series presented Continue Reading
#WeeklyColumn | Feb. 2 – Feb. 8
Some birds have all the luck! Year of the Rooster celebrations are all over the borough this week, along with Harry Belafonte, Melba Moore, Martin Scorsese, Chinese dancers, poets, visual artists and a Salem Witch Trials victim’s descendant. Here are the details.
Feb. 2, Revelations: Chinese New Continue Reading