Sometimes there is no better way to learn about a particular part of the world than through its cinema. Starting Feb. 6, Queen’s College’s Godwin-Ternback Museum introduced the second installment of its series “Representing South Asia on Film,” which is screening eight more films from the region as part of the college’s “Year of India” event. Comment.
A bill that would help prevent flooding after intense storms — an increasingly common scourge of many homeowners in some areas of Queens — was passed by the City Council last week to the applause of a Queens councilman. Comment.
Major League Soccer’s Madison Avenue advertising that its proposed stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park will be a business boon for Queens is like everything it has been claiming: nonsense and without any credibility (“MLS sees stadium plan biz boon for Queens,” Jan. 25-31). Comments (1).
A parade of residents and advocates against private development in Flushing Meadows Corona Park spoke en masse during Community Board 7’s Monday night meeting, even as the developers of a proposed soccer stadium chalked up more support on their side. Comment.
St. John’s women’s basketball team isn’t used to having close games go their way. Seven of the Red Storm’s 10 losses have been by 10 points or less this season, including two overtime defeats by a single point at home. Comment.
A southeast Queens lawyer running for City Council held a news conference Tuesday to denounce the NYPD for what he said was excessive force when officers from the 109th Precinct in Flushing arrested a teenager. Comments (1).