Author: Czarinna Andres


Candidate profile: Gus Lambropoulos for NYS Senate District 59

June 18, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Democratic candidate Gus Lambropoulos announced his candidacy for New York State Senator for District 59 in January, emphasizing his roots in a hardworking immigrant family and his commitment to fostering a thriving New York. The son of Greek immigrants, Lambropoulos’s campaign resonates with his deep connections to the communities… Read more »

Ottomanelli’s by the Water unveils second phase of community mural project

  June 17, 2024 By Ramy Mahmoud and Queens Post News Team Frank Ottomanelli, the owner of the popular Ottomanelli By the Water café at Hunter’s Point South Park, has launched the second phase of his community mural project. The project aims to beautify the Long Island City waterfront and promote the work of local… Read more »

New retail tenants coming to Jasper’s $370M development in Long Island City

June 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres A new $370 million mixed-use development is on the verge of completion in Long Island City, with more than 64 percent of its 33,000 square feet of retail space already leased. Jasper, located at 49-20 5th Street, is an expansive 484,000-square-foot project that includes 499 residential units along with… Read more »

Fortune Society celebrates creative expression with 11th Annual Arts Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park

June 14, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Fortune Society is set to host its 11th Annual Creative Arts Festival at Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Boulevard in Astoria on Saturday, June 22nd, from 1 to 6 p.m.  The non-profit organization is one of the nation’s leading re-entry service and advocacy organizations for incarcerated and formerly… Read more »

CinemaLIC to kick off its 10th season at Hunter’s Point South Park with ‘Barbie’ screening June 22

June 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) has announced the return of its popular outdoor movie series, CinemaLIC, to Hunter’s Point South Park for its milestone tenth year. HPPC’s summer movie program features six days of films in the waterfront park, kicking off with a screening of Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie”… Read more »

Dozens attend Key to the City immigrant event in Jackson Heights

June 13, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of immigrants attended a Key to the City event providing information about the community services and immigration law at Queens Public Library (QPL) Langston Hughes in Jackson Heights on Friday, June 7. The event, organized by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), connected members of New… Read more »

Dozens gather in Sunnyside to rally against Governor Hochul’s congestion pricing halt

June 11, 2024 By Queens Post News team Dozens of transit advocates attended a rally at Lowery Plaza in Sunnyside to call on Governor Kathy Hochul to reverse her decision to pause congestion pricing indefinitely. Hochul announced the decision on Friday, citing New York City’s rising cost of living and anecdotally referencing conversations she had… Read more »