Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

Historic Jamaica chapel reopens after restoration

When Nicholas Ludlam built the Chapel of the Three Sisters in Jamaica in 1857, he wanted to create a lasting memorial to his three deceased daughters, his descendant Cate Ludlam said. Comment

Mets ‘Shea’ goodbye to stadium, playoffs

It was bittersweet in the most literal of senses. Comment

Zabb: Roosevelt Thai stalwart moves to Astoria

When Zabb was in its former digs below street level on gritty Roosevelt Avenue, straddling the Jackson Heights/Woodside border, it was already one of our favorite Thai restaurants. Despite the less than chic location, the owners managed to turn out admirable Isaan Thai food in attractively appointed surroundings. They have since sold that location to another Thai restaurant (which we haven’t tried) and moved on to two locations, one in Manhattan and the other on 30th Avenue, one of Astoria’s prime restaurant districts. Comment

Truck driver shot dead in Jamaica

While police searched for the killer of a Jamaica man shot in his car Saturday night, his grown daughters mourned a man they described as loving and even-tempered. Comment
Astoria Times

Deja vu Club license okayed

After much speculation over the renewal of Café Déjà vu Lounge & Grill’s liquor license, it was approved by the State Liquor Authority, according to owner Robert Karagi. Comment



Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: