Free outdoor concerts featuring music, dance and poetry are taking over Queens parks
Photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Noralanning

SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, is coming to three Queens parks this summer to provide residents with free music, poetry and fun for kids. The first concert will take place on June 26 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. R&B singer Ginuwine, a multi-platinum artist who became popular in the late ’90s and […]

Read More...

Long Island City teen missing from home since Friday
Photo via Google Maps/Inset via NYPD

Police are searching for a 14-year-old boy who disappeared from his Long Island City home Friday night. Tahfarie Gidarisingh was last seen at his home at Vernon Boulevard and 41st Avenue on Feb. 12, which is located near Queensbridge Park. Gidarisingh went missing at about 10 p.m., according to authorities. The teenager is described as a black male, 5 […]

Read More...

VIDEO & PHOTOS: George Clinton gets funky at Queensbridge Park performance
THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

With the Queensboro Bridge as the backdrop, the “godfather of funk” took the stage at Queensbridge Park Wednesday during a night filled with laughter and dancing. About a thousand people flocked to the Long Island City waterfront park, located along Vernon Boulevard, to catch George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic during a free performance as part of SummerStage’s 30th […]

Read More...

Queens-based Nepali soccer team raises over $4K for earthquake relief
Photo courtesy of the New York Nepalese Football Club

Soccer teams from near and far put on their cleats this weekend to raise money to help rebuild a school that was destroyed after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal last month, leaving more than 7,000 people dead. Members of the New York Nepalese Football Club (NYNFC) held a “HELP NEPAL” soccer tournament at Queensbridge Park […]

Read More...

Queens Taste 2015 satisfies appetite of hundreds
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

Here’s to another year of fun and fancy foods. The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s 13th annual Queens Taste festival drew attendees from the whole city Tuesday to sample some of the borough’s most diverse and delectable dishes and drinks. The New York Hall of Science hosted a total of 67 vendors providing every imaginable flavor […]

Read More...

Skip to toolbar