Double platinum rapper J. Cole was spotted in Jamaica this week
Photo by @amandajoli_/Instagram

If you’ve been strolling through the streets of Jamaica this week, you may have stumbled upon one of the greatest rappers in the hip-hop world. Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, proved exactly why his fans love and admire his humble spirit. The successful rapper and producer, who went double-platinum on his hit album […]

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Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven of ‘Goodfellas’ fame was denied historic landmark status
Photo courtesy of Flickr user The Whistling Monkey

One of New York City’s oldest bars was denied landmark status Friday by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Laycent Gordon, the owner of Neir’s Tavern located at the corner of 78th Street and 88th Avenue, was informed by the Landmarks Preservation Commission that the establishment does not rise to the level of significance to gain landmark status […]

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LIC Summit: Community and business leaders see opportunities rising in Long Island City
QNS/Photos by Emily Davenport

For the third year in a row, hundreds of business leaders, city and state officials, Long Island City stakeholders and residents gathered at the Museum of the Moving Image for the Long Island City Partnership’s annual LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts. Co-hosted by Modern Spaces and The Queens Courier, the summit featured panels discussing topics […]

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Discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City at 3rd annual LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts
Photo courtesy of Museum of the Moving Image

Join city, state and local elected and government officials, along with business and civic leaders to discuss the changing landscape of Long Island City. For the third year in a row, hundreds of professionals are gathering together in Long Island City for the LIC Summit: Ideas and Impacts, presented by LIC Partnership. This year the event […]

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PHOTOS: Star Network honors ‘Power Women’ in Queens
All photos: Star Network/Allen Ngai/Arthur DeGaeta

The most influential businesswomen and community leaders in Queens were honored Tuesday night at Star Network’s “Queens Power Women in Business” gala at Terrace on the Park. With close to 700 people in attendance, this year marked the 14th year of recognizing some of the most prominent women in business. QNS and The Queens Courier co-sponsored the event, […]

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