A prominent Japanese-American artist and landscape architect whose prolific career spanned six decades, Isamu Noguchi’s collection of work at his Long Island City museum continues to affect the fluid imagination, namely, of its young museumgoers.
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In her 25 years with the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn and Queens, Sister Caroline Tweedy has only experienced recent manifestations of the long history of Catholic sisters’ involvement in the community she serves. However, on Jan. 15, the Greater Astoria Historical Society will explore the entirety of Catholic-sisters’ contributions to American society at a roundtable event titled: “Civil War to Civil Rights: Sisters of Compassion.”
As Nicholas Zizelis, 77, a retired architect from Bayside, sits on his couch and ponders the reason why he writes letters to the editor, he declares with passionate energy, “Frustration. Frustration is what makes you get on a stupid computer and let your anger show on screen.” Zizelis is one of many who make their voices heard in the Queens Chronicle and other newspapers.
Thieves and vandals are breaking into automobiles in Briarwood, and 107th Precinct cops are seeking the public’s assistance in putting a dent in the trend.
The Middle Village Adult Center located at 69-10 75 St., invites all senior citizens to a lavish and festive holiday dinner on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 25 free of charge. Free roundtrip transportation will be provided by the center.
For any serious foodie, there is no better way to enjoy a splendid Indian summer afternoon than feasting on fresh, succulent seafood while overlooking an expanse of sparkling, sunlit water. This foodie did just that recently at the fabulous Aqua House at Jamaica Bay in Broad Channel.
It started out as four friends “weirding out” in their living room, and now the name “Cheryl” has come to represent a party, a choreographed dance similar to the Electric Slide and the group who together are Cheryl, masters of unlikely happenings.
The basic estate planning documents include the Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy, which are in effect during one’s lifetime, and the Last Will and Testament, which has legal effect upon one’s death. In addition to these basic documents, people who own real estate and have other assets (bank accounts, real estate) should be familiar with how Trusts can be used to protect their assets. These planning tools are outlined below.
It’s what they do for love! Members of the In-Sight Dance Company, a Queens-based troupe which will be premiering a new ballet this week at the Secret Theatre in Long Island City, gathered recently at a dance studio to go through their routines.
Cén chaoi a bhfuil tú? That’s Irish Gaelic for “How are you?” While not one of the major languages offered in schools, Gaelic is making a resurgence in popularity among people of Irish descent through classes offered at the New York Irish Center in Long Island City.