Friday, May 1, 2009

Explosion destroys Floral Park house, kills woman

A woman died and six others were injured when a two-story house in Floral Park exploded Friday afternoon, firefighters said. Comment
Astoria Times

Andy’s: Old−school Chinese with huge menu in Rego Park

One of my lifelong dining pleasures has been an experience that falls sort of halfway in between fast food and fine dining. It involved a tasty yet inexpensive meal being brought to me by a server in comfortable, modestly decorated surroundings. It was known as going out to a neighborhood Chinese restaurant. Comment

Monday, April 27, 2009

Astoria Times

Rite of spring

Hungry for an arts fix without venturing into the city? Then make sure to take a big bite out of this year’s installment of Long Island City’s very own Green Space Blooms, a six−day dance and music festival spread over two weekends from April 24 to May 3 Comment
Astoria Times

Cigarette ban challenging when it extends to actors

Once upon a time smoking was cool. Smoking was sexy. Look at some of those good old movies, the ones made for adults long before computer simulation and action heroes took over the screen, and see why those smoking scenes were so memorable. For example, “Now, Voyager,” starring Bette Davis and Paul Henreid — you know, the one that ends with “don’t let’s ask for the moon…we have the stars” — has some hot−and−heavy cigarette moments. Comment



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