A martial arts performance impresses fairgoers.
(BPT) - As men age, they may develop a number of health conditions that some might consider too embarrassing, sensitive or difficult to discuss with others. Bones shrinking in size, receding gum lines and losing muscle mass1 are probably not problems that men scream about across the poker table with friends. But there are other conditions that men may experience that they might not even talk about with their partner, including erectile dysfunction (ED).
Councilman Danny Dromm (D-Jackson Heights), center, cut the ribbon on the newest middle school annex in Jackson Heights on Oct. 9.
The addition to IS 230 on 74th Street and 34th Avenue, which officially opened in September, features science labs, an art studio, a library with computers, classrooms, an exercise room and a cafeteria.
“Elaine Hajian: The Evolution of an Artist,” Queens Botanical Garden, Visitor & Administration Building, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, admission included with entry ($4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students/children 3-12). Contact: (718) 886-3800, queensbotanical.org.
he wildlife and coastal wetlands of Jamaica Bay and the slot machines at Resorts World Casino New York City in South Ozone Park, but they couldn’t feel any farther apart.
But the casino is now teaming up with some of Jamaica Bay’s favorite human friends to bring patrons closer to the bay’s shores, figuratively — and, they hope, literally.
Getting up close and personal with trucks was the order of the day Saturday at the Cross Island YMCA in Bellerose.
Although the rain kept attendance down in the morning, it didn’t deter families like Karina Magalong and her children, Charlie and Sophia, of Little Neck, above.
The Queens version of the High Line may actually happen after all.
The plan to turn the abandoned Rockaway Beach rail line into a linear park has a detailed proposal. A piece of it, in the northern end of the former Long Island Rail Road route, could even be built within the next year.
On the third floor of a commercial building in Flushing sits an artistic oasis waiting to be discovered.
The newly opened Hwang Gallery has the sleek look of a seasoned art space, but offers an opportunity few galleries in the area have been able to — provide a place for Asian and Asian-influenced artists to share their work.
(NAPSI)—If the idea of preserving justice appeals to you or someone you know, a new educational opportunity may be just what you need.
(BPT) - Whether snuggling in for the night or just trying to catch a few quick winks, your environment plays an important role in determining if you’re counting sheep or counting Zzzs. From noise reduction to lighting, there are a few easy ways you can turn your bedroom into a tranquil oasis.
(BPT) - These days, when it comes to produce, the catch words are "local" and "seasonal." Local and seasonal, like fresh and organic, can mean a lot of different things, according to Jim Gallivan, department chair of Culinary Arts at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta and author of several cookbooks, including "The Adventure Cookbook" and "The New Spa Cuisine."
(BPT) - As the leaves turn, children of all ages begin their quest for this year’s “it” Halloween costume. Americans will spend $2.8 billion dollars on Halloween costumes this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2014 Halloween Consumer Trends Report.
(BPT) - There’s no denying that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education is on society’s radar. President Barack Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” initiative hosts a yearly STEM-themed science fair at the White House. STEM summer camps are popping up across the country and hundreds of thousands of parents, educators and policymakers convene annually at STEM conferences nationwide. The nation’s job market even reflects the popularity as recent data shows that across STEM fields, job postings outnumbered unemployed people by almost two to one.
(BPT) - If social media isn’t at the top of your list when starting your job-searching endeavors, you might find the process slow and tedious. That’s because social networks are the way nearly all U.S. companies are finding new employees, according to Jobvite.
(BPT) - Halloween has its fair share of iconic symbols: ghosts, witches, mummies and pumpkins, just to name a few. But if your home decor is becoming just as iconic, it may be time to change it up and take your decorating in a new direction.
At the Museum of Modern Art PS1 in Long Island City, in a white box of a room, three performers move silently. The “routines,” each different, resemble a variety of things, from a flow of yoga poses to street performance art and yet they are all tied to one man — Xavier Le Roy.
“Hi, my name is Andrew and that was my retrospective of a 1994 Xavier Le Roy piece,” a young man wearing loose-fitting clothes murmured in my ear.
Eddie Rehm, holding violin, and Ken Husband inside their art studio/installation “Misappropriation of a Modern Artifact” in the new exhibit “BRINK.”
A rendering of the new elementary school proposed for Centreville which will named after former Community Board 10 member Art Beroff, inset, shown to CB 10 members and the public during last Thursday’s hearing.
St. Francis Preparatory School, the largest private Catholic high school in the country, will hold an open house on Saturday, Oct. 18 from noon to 4:30 p.m.
The school is located at 61-00 Francis Lewis Blvd. in Fresh Meadows.
PS 207 in Howard Beach received an afterschool program this year, operated by the Sports and Arts Foundation of New York, part of Mayor de Blasio’s expansion of afterschool across the city.
“Japan — An Island Nation: 1870-1890,” Resobox Gallery, 41-26 27 St., Long Island City. Exhibition thru Oct. 10. Info: (718) 784-3680, resobox.com.
It’s 2:30 p.m. and the hallways of PS 207 in Howard Beach have quieted, but the building is not empty.
In the cafeteria, several sixth- and seventh-graders sit with their homework, working swiftly through it because they know at 3 p.m., the fun starts.
A vacant plot of land in the Centreville section of Ozone Park will be home to a brand-new elementary school in three years, if the Department of Education’s plans, which were previewed at Community Board 10 last Thursday, come to fruition.
The site — a triangle shape bordered by Albert Road, Raleigh Street and North Conduit Avenue — has always been vacant, often overgrown with tall grass and weeds in one of the few neighborhoods in Queens with space to spare.