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1/11
Borough President Melinda Katz — who is quetly making preparations to run for mayor in 2021 — delivers the State of Borough address at Frank Sinatra High School in Astoria.
2/11
A peek at the design of a new 116th Pct. station house shows a two-story building with few windows. The building with be HQ for a new precinct ti be created next year by splitting up the sprawling 105th Pct. in eastern Queens.
3/11
Laura Raicovich, the controversial director of the Queens Museum, resigned this week. Last year, she cancelled an event scheduled for the museum celebrating the creation of Israel. The search for a new leader of the Queen's largest art museum is on.
4/11
They weren't kidding when astronomers predicted it would tough to see last week's Super Blue Blood Moon from the East Coast. Here's a peek at the phenomenon from Flushing Meadows Corona Park as it appeared early Wednesday morning.
5/11
Master food writer Joe DiStefano published his long-awaited book, ''111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss," which offers readers a taste of his knowledge of the top spots in the borough.
6/11
Uncle Jack's Steakhouse owner and reality-TV star Willie Degel, who styles himself as the world's toughest boss, poses in his new place in Astoria, Uncle Jack's Meat House.
7/11
Aaron Worley takes jumper during a CHSAA division game between Christ the King and Holy Cross Friday evening at William J. O'Meara Memorial Gym in Flushing. The ROyals earned a 68-55 victory.
8/11
U.S. Rep. Greg Meeks presides over his quarterly town hall at York College.
9/11
All Saints Episcopal Church on 40th Avenue in Bayside picked up that Currier & Ives looks from a small snow fall this week.
10/11
The city's ambitious recycling program for old electronic devices — everything from old TV and computer screens to fax machines and amplifiers — came to the Queens Botanical Garden last weekend. This is traditionally the biggest e-waste collection of the year in Queens.
11/11
Councilman Paul Vallone sports the official T-shirt of the PS 94 Lego Robot team, the RoboPandas, as he listens to the team's presentation, rehearsal for the city-wide Lego robot competition.

Melinda Katz, now entering her second term as Borough President, delivered her biggest speech of the year — the State of the Borough Address — this week at a high school in Astoria, outlining her plans for the year ahead.

Meanwhile, the head of the borough’s largest art museum resigned. One of Queens’ most well-known food writer published a guidebook. A big, bad boss opened a new restaurant in Astoria. A first look at the plans for new police station in Rosedale was offered.

Posted 12:00 am, February 1, 2018
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