Frank Patz loves attending comic and science fiction conventions, but has always had to travel outside of Queens to attend them.
“I’ve always wanted to do something like this in Queens,” the Jackson Heights resident said. “Queens has always needed its own comic-con.”
(BPT) - Are you ready to say goodbye to diapers, strollers and bottles? Are your kids starting school and becoming more self-sufficient?
(NAPSI)—At holiday time, successful baking is more important than ever; favorite recipes, family dinners and annual traditions count on it. With baking season right around the corner, here is a fresh idea for better baking: Start the season with new ingredients. For the best baking results, ingredients such as baking powder, baking soda, and flour must be fresh.
(BPT) - No one likes standing in the security line at the airport, and if you are a frequent flier it can be a real hassle.
(BPT) - Today’s holiday wish lists certainly have a lot more digital items than they used to. Whether it’s for school, work or personal use, everyone wants the latest technology. If you’ve started your shopping search already, you know the market is full of different types of devices. So how do you know which technology is the right option for the loved one on your list? It can be confusing, but don’t worry; the information below can help you make a wise choice and ensure your gift is the star of the holiday season.
Marijuana, narcotics, tobacco and alcohol are some of the contraband smuggled by correction officers at Rikers Island, in exchange for thousands of dollars from inmates’ relatives, an undercover city investigation found.
The city Department of Investigation released a report last week, about their months-long probe into the criminal activity and civil disorder at the country’s second largest correctional facility. They found that even when contraband set off metal detectors at the staff entrances, security personnel allowed correction officers to walk in without searching them.
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(BPT) - It’s the season for entertaining. Between the holidays, family gatherings and just needing an excuse to socialize during the long winter months, you’ll probably be organizing several fun parties and gatherings at your home.
During a recent quarterly meeting with concerned parties, members of Community Board 7 demanded input in the review process for development of Municipal Parking Lot 3 in Downtown Flushing.
Bids on the mixed-income, affordable housing complex planned near the Long Island Rail Road station were due earlier this month to the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
(NAPSI)—There may be a rare genetic disorder in your family that you don’t even know about, but the good news is that a genetic counselor can provide the information, guidance and support to help you understand the chance of passing the condition to your children and options to help your child manage the condition.
(BPT) - As a woman, there comes a time when you’re faced with an important question: “Am I done having children?” Behind every yes lies a reason. Maybe you have just the number of children you always dreamed of or want to focus on your future. Whatever the reason, it may be time to explore permanent birth control options. But do you really know what your options are?
(NAPSI)—There are a few things you need to do to keep yourself and your precious cargo—kids, friends, pets—safe on snow, ice, slush, black ice and wet roads. Safety on the road is important all year-round, but winter weather calls for extra caution behind the wheel. That’s why many auto safety experts urge motorists to keep road safety at the top of their checklists this winter and switch to tires specifically designed for cold weather driving.
(StatePoint) Cuando se trata de llenar su casa con el estilo del otoño y un cálido júbilo navideño, no tiene que depender de decoración genérica comprada en la tienda, que puede ser cara y olvidable. Esta temporada de fiestas haga único su hogar con un poco de hágalo usted mismo.
“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.