Local pols fume over city’s response to blizzard in Queens
Photo via Twitter/@SenatorPeralta

The second-largest snowstorm in the city’s history dumped the most snow on Queens than on any other borough, but the “World’s Borough” seems to have received the least attention from the Department of Sanitation. Elected officials across the borough have been flooded by calls and social media posts from constituents complaining about unplowed streets and […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

WEATHER ADVISORY: Possible adverse weather conditions may lead to cancellation or rescheduling of the events this weekend. Please confirm with venue before traveling to any event. Explore the night sky, take your tween to a yoga class, attend a bake & book sale, and do more at these events around Queens Ongoing Can’t stop watching cat videos online? The Museum […]

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After the snow falls, check out these top sledding spots in Queens

If the weather forecasts for the weekend are accurate — and when are they ever not accurate (ahem) — the city is in for its first major snowstorm of the season this Saturday. Even modest estimates in the “World’s Borough” start at 6 inches. So pull the toboggan out of moth balls, wax up the rails on the […]

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Donate food TODAY at Citi Field for free Mets tickets!
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

Give a little to get a little. Mets fans can get free tickets to a 2016 game for doing a good deed today at Citi Field as a part of the sports organization’s annual off-season food drive with Hain Celestial Group and City Harvest. The drive is taking place on Tuesday, Jan. 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at […]

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A step closer to MLK’s ‘beloved community’ at Pomonok Houses
Photo courtesy of Office of Councilman Rory I. Lancman

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Three lawmakers are bringing Queens closer to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of a “beloved community,” a goal he first talked about in his 1957 speech Birth of a New Nation. Councilman Rory Lancman, state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky and Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz joined volunteers from Pomonok Houses and Queens College on […]

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