Author: zgewelb

Pancakes Records opens on Steinway Street in Astoria

Aug. 7, 2023 By Jessica Militello When you walk into Pancakes Records, the vinyl records store can feel like more than just a shop. The walls are adorned by posters, old concert flyers and quirky décor that all have a special meaning to the store’s owners, Tanya Gorbunova and AJ Pacheco. The shop, which had… Read more »

Developers celebrate start of construction of latest residential high-rise in Long Island City

June 29, 2023 By Bill Parry Developers broke ground Monday on the latest residential project in Queens Plaza. New Empire Corp, a leading New York-based development and construction management firm and ODA, marked the start of construction on a 19-story full-service 100-unit condominium building at 24-01 Queens Plaza North designed by the architecture firm ODA…. Read more »

Astoria middle school students compete in citywide cooking competition

June 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Middle school students from Q300 – The 30th Avenue School in Astoria competed in a cooking competition June 8 as part of Global Kids‘ Teen Battle Chef program, held throughout the school year. The students faced off against peers from other schools across New York City. Throughout the competition,… Read more »

Astoria resident Jennah Vox looking forward to performing at Queens Rising

June 2, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Astoria resident Jennah Vox is looking forward to performing at Queens Rising Saturday at the Queens Night Market. Her performance will come as she prepares to release her second EP, “Recovery,” as soon as later in 2023. According to Vox, she’s had a deep interest in music for as… Read more »