Author: Czarinna Andres

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Queens to launch new Diversity Tech Hub in Long Island City

Apr. 18, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Queens Borough President Donovan Richards revealed plans for a new diversity tech and innovation center in Long Island City, slated to open next year. The facility is set to become a hub for 50 emerging startups, fostering innovation and promoting diversity within the technology sector. Richards has… Read more »

LICP’s 19th Annual Real Estate Breakfast explores urban transformation in Long Island City

Apr. 17, 2024 By Queens Post News Team The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) held its 19th annual Real Estate Breakfast at the newly-opened Brewster LIC Conference Center Tuesday morning, exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the neighborhood in 2024.  Over 300 people attended the event, which took place at 27-01 Queens Plaza North and explored… Read more »

Astoria resident inducted into New York Road Runners Volunteer Hall of Fame

Apr. 16, 2024 By Czarinna Andres In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Chandra Darsan, a local Astoria Park resident, was inducted into the 4th Annual New York Road Runners (NYRR) Volunteer Hall of Fame, along with six others. This honor is a token of appreciation for volunteers’ pivotal role in supporting NYRR’s events, including the… Read more »

Register early for the LIC Waterfront 5K Run/Walk by Earth Day for discount

The LIC Waterfront 5K run/walk is back in Long Island City on June 4. Pictured are participants during last year’s event (Photo Alex Lopez Photography)

Apr. 15, 2024 Sponsored Post Organizers of the LIC Waterfront 5K Run/Walk are encouraging people to sign up for this year’s event before Apr. 22 to take advantage of a $5 discount. The ninth-annual Waterfront 5K event takes place on June 1, 2024, and is organized by Hunters Point Park Conservancy (HPPC) in partnership with… Read more »

Top Queens venues for the ultimate Super Bowl game day experience

Feb. 7, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Sunday sees the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in Super Bowl LVIII and there are a number of exciting venues in Queens to catch the big game. The Chiefs, who are attempting to win their third Super Bowl since 2020, take on the… Read more »

Flushing Town Hall & Aigner Chocolates unite for Valentine’s Day: Spreading love in Queens with a heartwarming puppet show

Feb. 7, 2024 By Tammy Scileppi How sweet it is! A “sweet” and unexpected collaboration between Flushing Town Hall and a beloved chocolate shop in Forest Hills, is spreading love and kindness to Queens families…just in time for Valentine’s Day. And there’s a sweet surprise that kids will surely love: The popular venue will be… Read more »

Queens elected officials voice concerns over cannabis dispensary proximity to schools

Oct. 19, 2023 By Czarinna Andres and Anthony Medina Queens elected officials have united to formally express their concerns over proposed adult-use retail dispensary license applications for storefronts in Glendale and Maspeth, citing the potential risks posed by their proximity to educational institutions. In a letter written on Monday, Oct. 16, addressed to the New… Read more »

Taste of Sunnyside restaurant crawl marks another successful culinary journey

Oct. 18, 2023 By Czarinna Andres The vibrant and culturally diverse neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens, was ablaze with flavor and festivity on Oct. 15, as the 13th annual “Taste of Sunnyside Restaurant Crawl” took center stage. The restaurant crawl format was introduced in 2021 and has been a big hit ever since. Sunnyside Shines, the… Read more »

30th Annual Queens Pride Parade Draws Big Crowd to Jackson Heights

June 6, 2022 By Czarinna Andres Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Jackson Heights Sunday to celebrate Pride Month with the return of the borough’s largest pride event. More than 100 groups marched down 37th Avenue for the 30th Annual Queens Pride Parade after a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NYC… Read more »

New York Blood Center is Holding a Series of Blood Drives as Supply is Low

June 3, 2022 By Czarinna Andres The New York Blood Center (NYBC) is holding a series of blood drives throughout Queens this month to help bolster the region’s blood supply that is currently at an alarmingly low level. The center is calling for more blood donors, due to a drop in donations since the Memorial… Read more »