Bayview Grille and Marina, beloved Broad Channel restaurant will finally reopen after Hurricane Sandy
Photo courtesy of Bayview Grille and Marina

After being brought to its knees by Hurricane Sandy, this Queens restaurant is rising from the ashes. The October 2012 superstorm decimated many southern Queens neighborhoods. Businesses were destroyed, families were displaced from their homes, and infrastructure from subway tunnels and bridges to sidewalks crumbled. The rebuilding of these communities over the past four years has […]

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First-ever documentary about Jamaica Bay to premiere at Queens World Film Festival this week
Photos courtesy of Jamaica Bay Lives

Sunnyside resident Dan Hendrick fell in love with Jamaica Bay 15 years ago, and he’s about to express that love in a new documentary set to be screened at the Queens World Film Festival this week. Growing up in Michigan, Hendrick spent a lot of time on his father’s boat, which cultivated his respect for […]

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Sidewalks near a Howard Beach school are dangerous, parents say
P.S. 146 Via Google

Drop off and dismissal isn’t as safe as it used to be at P.S. 146 in Howard Beach, Queens. The sidewalk near the school’s main entrance on 99th Street has been seriously damaged, with pieces of the pathway missing or cracked, according to school officials. While some parts of the sidewalks have been replaced, much of […]

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Celebrate the music of the Beatles at Glendale concert fundraiser
Photos courtesy Queens West Kiwanis Foundation

Hey Jude! The Queens West Kiwanis Foundation is holding a fundraising concert event next month in Glendale, featuring the band Yesterday and Today, “a tribute to the music of the Beatles.” All funds raised will go to the Queens West Kiwanis Foundation — a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit foundation that is comprised of all the Kiwanis Clubs […]

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Attend a town hall meeting looking for answers on possible L train shutdown
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With the MTA considering shutting down portions of the L train for more than a year to make repairs, commuters from Ridgewood and other areas on the line are looking to make sure the authority hears their grievances and concerns. Last month the MTA said it was considering shutting down L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan in order […]

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