Author: zgewelb

Astoria resident Jennah Vox looking forward to performing at Queens Rising

June 2, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Astoria resident Jennah Vox is looking forward to performing at Queens Rising Saturday at the Queens Night Market. Her performance will come as she prepares to release her second EP, “Recovery,” as soon as later in 2023. According to Vox, she’s had a deep interest in music for as… Read more »

Thief breaks into East Elmhurst church, steals nearly $1,000 in loot: NYPD

May 28, 2023 By Zach Gewelb The NYPD is searching for the crook who broke into an East Elmhurst church and stole nearly $1,000 in loot, including assorted statues and other religious items, earlier this month, according to authorities. Police say the unidentified male suspect forced open a perimeter door to enter Our Lady of… Read more »

One civilian, five firefighters injured in three-alarm Astoria fire: FDNY

May 25, 2023 By Zach Gewelb and Lloyd Mitchell One civilian and five firefighters were injured in a three-alarm blaze that consumed a two-story Astoria home early Thursday morning, according to the FDNY. The FDNY received a call regarding a fire at 23-11 23rd St. just before 1 a.m. on May 25 and responded with… Read more »

Cops seek crook who slashed man in the face in Jackson Heights

May 25, 2023 By Zach Gewelb Police are searching for the crook who slashed a 39-year-old man in the face in Jackson Heights last month. Authorities say that around 3 a.m. on April 22, the male suspect was involved in a dispute with the victim at the intersection of 85th Street and Northern Boulevard. A… Read more »

Thousands celebrate LIC Springs! street fair’s 10th anniversary

May 22, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann Despite the dreary weather, about 4,000 visitors showed up for the 10th anniversary of the Long Island City Partnership “LIC Springs!” street festival stretching from 46th Avenue to 50th Avenue along Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City on Saturday, May 18. More than 120 local businesses and organizations had… Read more »

Texas Chili Cook-Off brings a taste of the ‘Lone Star State’ to Queens

May 15, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann “Everything is bigger in Texas” — and so was this year’s annual Texas Chili Cook-off competition hosted by Texas Exes New York Chapter at Pig Beach BBQ in Astoria on May 13. The event drew around 500 people, who mingled in popular establishment’s the large backyard and sampled and… Read more »