Art, film and music festival Kunstfest is coming to Ridgewood
Photo courtesy of Troma Entertainment

World-renowned independent film studio Troma is coming to Ridgewood with the debut of Kunstfest, a celebration of B movies, beer and art, at local heavy metal hofbrau Bierleichen (582 Seneca Ave.) on Sunday, Sept. 6, from 4 to 10 p.m. Troma Entertainment Inc. recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, making it the longest-running independent movie studio in North […]

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LIC taxi lot sells for $43.5M, 186-unit luxury residential tower coming
Photos courtesy Eastern Consolidated

Since the huge development site at 22-12 Jackson Ave. in Long Island City was listed last year by Eastern Consolidated, many have anticipated an equally large sale and a big project to be announced. That announcement came Monday as Adam America Real Estate closed on the site for $43.5 million and plans to develop a 186-unit luxury residential condo […]

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Queens College students exhibit artwork at JCAL
Photos courtesy of Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

BY ANGELA MATUA The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning welcomed a new exhibition by Queens College students on June 4, which was inspired by the Daghlian Collection of Chinese Arts that is being hosted at the school. The exhibition, titled “Metempyschosis,” was curated by Professor Sin-Ying Ho, who chose artists Cindy Leung, T.J. Meadows and […]

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Airplane noise study to examine reach of aircraft noise
Photo by Anthony Giudice

Representatives from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) gave a presentation on the Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Studies for LaGuardia (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International (JFK) airports during Monday’s meeting of the Queens Borough Board at Queens Borough Hall in Kew Gardens. “Part 150 of the Federal Regulations enable […]

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Man struck and killed by N train at Astoria station
Photo courtesy of Jimmy De Los Angeles

A man was fatally hit by a train at the 36th Avenue stop in Astoria Monday morning, disrupting service for more than an hour, according to the MTA. The man, whom the MTA did not identify, jumped in front of an Astoria-bound N train just before 10 a.m. at the station near 31st Street. There were suspensions on the […]

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