Astoria Newswire (Page 7)

Astoria Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Astoria, NY. (Page 7)

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  1. MMA: Sergio DaSilva arrested, charged with robbing bank near his houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | UPI

    The New York Post reported Friday that DaSilva was taken into custody by police from his home near the Astoria Citibank. Police told the Post that they identified the 31-year-old fighter by fingerprints left at the scene, stemming from a prior arrest in 2008.

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  2. Two Columbus statues in NYC destroyed in just two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'Don't honor genocide': Statue of Christopher Columbus in Queens is vandalized with blue paint just two days after another bust of the explorer was beheaded in Yonkers Blue paint was used to write 'don't honor genocide' and 'take it down' on the base of a statue of Christopher Columbus in Astoria, Queens The vandalism occurred just two days after a plaster statue of the explorer was knocked off its pedestal and in two pieces in Columbus Memorial Park The events are part of a wave of destruction of statues portraying controversial figures following the clash in Charlottesville, Virginia A second statue of Christopher Columbus has been vandalized in Queens, just two days after a statue of the explorer was beheaded in Yonkers.

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  3. How a DJ went from seedy Brooklyn backrooms to headlining festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | New York Post

    ... his own work, and did remixes for the likes of Madonna, Michael Jackson and Grace Jones. Tenaglia, 56, now lives in Astoria but still returns to Williamsburg regularly to visit the two of his four brothers who live in the area. While many decry the ...

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  4. NYC Ferry improvements, other transportation ideas floated by Menchaca ahead of primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Newsday

    ... construction would start at the end of 2019 on the project to bring a 16-mile streetcar route from Sunset Park, to Astoria. But Menchaca joined others in criticizing the mayor's plan to pay for the BQX with tax revenue from new development and ...

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  5. The NYC Dancer's Guide to Where to LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Back Stage

    ... dreaming of Broadway and enjoy the buzz of Times Square or would prefer nature and calm, we have something for you. Astoria , otherwise known as "Actoria," can be a great spot for dancers and actors alike. The NWR subway lines run directly between ...

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  6. 'Don't Honor Genocide' Graffiti Painted on Columbus Monument in AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | DNAinfo.com

    The statue of explorer Christopher Columbus that looms over Astoria Boulevard was vandalized with the words "Don't Honor Genocide" - the latest in a public debate over whether the city should remove or alter monuments of controversial historical figures. A vandal or vandals stenciled the message in what appears to be blue spray paint on the base of the statue, which stands in the small Columbus Triangle park located next to the Astoria Boulevard subway station on 31st Street.

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  7. Second Columbus Statue Vandalized in NY in DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | NBC New York

    A second statue of Christopher Columbus has been vandalized in Queens, just days after a statue of the celebrated explorer was found beheaded in a Yonkers park. Int the most recent incident, blue paint had been sprayed on the base of the statue in Columbus Triangle, Astoria.

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  8. Ferry's Success Hikes Rents, Lures New Development Near Docks, Brokers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    ... has been a boon to waterfront real estate, helping prop up prices in the surrounding areas. With the addition of the Astoria route this week, the NYC Ferry system now has four routes, including the Rockaway, South Brooklyn and East River lines. Two ...

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  9. David BrandtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Hospitality Net

    ... knowledge to the hotel. Prior to joining Conrad New York, Brandt served as associate director of catering at Waldorf Astoria New York, a post he held at the prestigious hotel from 2015 and 2017. Brandt joined the Waldorf Astoria New York team from ...

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  10. FOLLIES and More Set for Astoria Performing Arts Center's 2017-18 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Astoria Performing Arts Center returns with its 17th season, featuring two mainstage productions, Veil'd and Follies, that take theatergoers on a journey of self-awareness. APAC is excited to follow an amazing 16th season that included sold-out audiences, critical acclaim, press accolades, and numerous award nominations for its mainstage productions, Evensong and Raisin.

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  11. Bees from Waldorf Astoria hotel moved to New York HiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Newsday

    ... your subscription information, click the Connect Account button. Bees that resided on New York's famed Waldorf Astoria hotel have been moved to the roof of the New York Hilton Hotel. More than 250,000 bees will live four floors above midtown ...

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  12. English country dancing has fans from 6 to 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | NorthJersey.com

    ... hobby: American Revolutionary War re-enactment. Katie Russell, 6, of Jersey City, holds hands with Orly Krasner, of Astoria, NY, during the bi-monthly North Jersey English Country Dance Party at The Unitarian Society in Ridgewood. Sunday August 27, ...

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  13. Elizabeth VargaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... of Watertown, Valerie (Kevin) Pollock of Adams, Kevin Varga of Georgia, Sean Varga (fiancée Kate DeCastro) of Astoria, NY, Jason (Carrie) Varga, South Salem, NY, Brian (Katie) Varga of Watertown; her great-grandchildren, Alisha, Mariah, Evan ...

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  14. More than 90% of NYC Ferry riders satisfied with their experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Curbed

    ... on July 26, about one month before it was expected to reach that goal. The ferry's last route to launch in 2017, the Astoria route, will begin service at 6:30 a.m. on August 29 with stops at Astoria, Roosevelt Island, Long Island City, East 34th ...

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  15. Queens robber climbs over security glass at bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | New York Daily News

    ... he told employees he had a gun, police said Friday. The man entered the Citibank on Steinway St. near 28th Ave. in Astoria, jumped atop the service counter and climbed over the security glass Thursday around 9 a.m., according to authorities. He made ...

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  16. The very specific things New Yorkers hate, by neighborhoodRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2017 | New York Post

    ... reminder e-mails." Washington Heights neighbors share a silent venom for anyone who talks a lot. Don't ask your Astoria friend to help you move. Don't wear cargo shorts in Soho. And for the love of God, don't make out on a park bench on the Upper ...

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  17. Tickets on Sale for Boroughs of the Dead's 2017 Halloween ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... we're also offering our Lovecraft in Brooklyn tour led by Jane Rose , and our local-favorite neighborhood tour in Astoria led by resident and writer Marie Carter . Also on the schedule is our Brooklyn Heights tour; our ever-popular tour of scandal ...

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  18. The Plaza Is for Sale, but a Part-Owner Has Other IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... is not the only old-line luxury hotel in a state of flux. In 2015, China's Anbang Insurance Group bought the Waldorf Astoria hotel on Park Avenue for $1.95 billion. The hotel has since closed for renovations , which may take as long as three years. ...

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  19. 'Summer of Hell' isn't over for commuters yetRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | New York Post

    ... "extensive delays," the MTA said . "My mom just flew from Long Island to Baltimore faster than it took me to go from Astoria to Times Square. Wtf @MTA @MTANYCT #mtasucks," Krista Feierabend wrote.

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  20. New Report Shows Homeless Numbers Continue to Rise in Surprising...Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... homelessness grew in some middle and upper income areas (i.e. Chelsea/Midtown; the Upper West Side in Manhattan; Astoria in Queens) where there are pockets of high poverty. Though these pockets are often found in areas with a concentration of public ...

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