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Congressional art competition showcases student talent from AOC’s district

Apr. 23, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Students from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district gathered in Astoria last week to showcase their visual art submissions for the Congressional Art Competition. The inaugural showcase, held on April 19 at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens on 30th Road in Astoria, displayed several pieces by high… Read more »

Top-prize-winning Take 5 ticket sold at Astoria store

Apr. 23, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The New York Lottery announced Tuesday that a top-prize-winning ticket for the Take 5 evening drawing was sold Monday, Apr. 22, at an Astoria store. The ticket, valued at $33,378, was sold at Metrocare Pharmacy Inc., located at 21-12 36th Ave. The winning Take 5 numbers are drawn from… Read more »

Queens Assembly Member Juan Ardila runs for re-election amid sexual assault allegations and widespread criticism

Apr. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Assembly Member Juan Ardila, a western Queens Democrat whose time in office has been mired by two sexual assault allegations, is running for re-election despite being shunned by progressives and his electorate at large. Ardila, who won the vacant Assembly District 37 seat in 2022 that covers Ridgewood, Sunnyside… Read more »

Museum of the Moving Image launches “Open Worlds” initiative in Astoria

Apr. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres The Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria has announced the launch of “Open Worlds,” a groundbreaking initiative to transform the museum into one of the largest free community hubs in western Queens. Executive Director Aziz Isham announced Tuesday that Open Worlds will provide a 15,500-square-foot space for… Read more »

Spring refresh: 10 unique home stores to check out in Western Queens

Apr. 18, 2024 By Amanda Salazar Spring isn’t just a time for cleaning — it’s also a time of fresh starts and renewal. If you’ve been considering redesigning your home, now is the perfect time to renew your space. Whether it’s as big as a complete overhaul of your home’s interior design or as small… Read more »

Council Member Julie Won holds town hall on Long Island City Neighborhood Plan

Apr. 18, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Over 135 Long Island City residents attended a town hall hosted by Council Member Julie Won on Monday evening to share recommendations about the Long Island City Neighborhood Plan, “One LIC,” which aims to attract investment to the neighborhood.  The town hall, the second to take place… Read more »

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 »