blog roll
our featured bloggers
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 386 386 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
“The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arash...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...

more blogs

news
Community leaders honored during Asian-Pacific American heritage month
In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage month, elected officials and residents gathered together at the Bayside Senior Center to highlight leaders in the Asian-Pacific American community.
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Parents call for hike in charter school cap
Say 14 charters in Queens isn’t enough
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Pols introduce Healthy Nail Salon Network
Respond to accusations of poor labor conditions in nail industry
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Roosevelt Ave gets safety, lighting upgrade
Roadway under the 7 goes from shadow to light
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Tent of Tomorrow to receive free $3 million paint job
Union donates free labor, supplies to repaint upper portion
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New task force to address safety, health in shelters
Comes as comptroller rejects contract for Queens facility
May 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
City unveils designs for Bowne Park renovation
Flushing community leaders help announce the upcoming renovations to Bowne Park.
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Different take on the new Queens Night Market
Resident says it's disrupted the community.
May 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Broadway-Flushing residents dubious about large 'single-family' home
Fear a return to site's past as a transient hotel
Apr 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
QBG hosts fifth annual Arbor Fest
From compost demonstrations and a beer tent to a petting zoo and pony rides, children and adults got to enjoy the annual Arbor Fest at Queens Botanical Gardens on Sunday. “It's like our welcome to ...
Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
First Queens Night Market deemed a success by founder
Hopes to grow event into a regular NYC cultural feature
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Despite threats, LGA workers walk off the job
Say subcontractor isn’t providing decent wage, equipment
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vols, Knicks plant trees in Queens park
Nearly 3,500 trees planted in Alley Pond Park
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Briarwood subway stop loses the Van Wyck
Moniker shortened after years of community pressure
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
They hate cig butts and they cannot lie
Officials work to alleviate cigarette litter
Apr 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

Men walk past a Yes vote campaign graffiti in central Dublin as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriageBy Conor Humphries and Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Gay couples flocked to central Dublin to celebrate a "historic watershed" on Saturday as a large majority in the traditionally Catholic country voted to allow same-sex marriage, the culmination of a four-decade struggle for gay rights. Waving rainbow flags, embracing and crying, two thousand people gathered to watch the official results in the courtyard of Dublin Castle after voters, young and old, accounted for one of the highest turnouts in a referendum for decades. "The amount of people who came out to vote is just such an emotional thing for us," said Fred Schelbaum, 48, standing with his civil partner Feargal Scott, 43, who he said he intended to marry.


2015-05-23 12:14:23 -0400

Michael Brelo, center, reacts after the verdict in his trial Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire was acquitted Saturday in a case that helped prompt the U.S. Department of Justice determine the city police department had a history of using excessive force and violating civil rights. Seated next to Brelo is attorney Patrick D’Angelo, left, and attorney Fernando Mack. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the officer alone fired the fatal shots.


2015-05-23 12:14:14 -0400

Pilgrims gather for the beatification ceremony of Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador, El Salvador, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Huge crowds are expected at the ceremony to beatify Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his faith this year by Pope Francis.. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds of Salvadorans filled a square in the Salvadoran capital Saturday for a ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his faith this year by Pope Francis.


2015-05-23 12:11:59 -0400