Tuesday Sep 9
Review: Kitchen 79 Offers Southern Thai Dishes Unseen in NYC
For the last few years New Yorkers have been obsessing on Isaan food from Thailand's impoverished northeast, an area dominated by the Mekong River and influenced by the neighboring cuisines of Laos and Cambodia. Its most prominent contribution to the Siamese menu are the shredded green-papaya salads called somtams, but there are also beef and pork jerkies, ground-meat salads, an appreciation of sticky rice, barbecued chickens, and stir-fries highlighting river catfish, duck, and pork.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
The Real Deal
Hunter's Point South to kick off affordable-housing applications
Hunter's Point South, which is being developed by the Related Companies, Phipps Houses and Monadnock Construction and spans 30 acres in Long Island City, will begin accepting applications for the property's affordable rentals next month. A total of 925 units will be offered, and priority will go to Community Board 2 residents, including Sunnyside, Woodside and Long Island City.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Plan to Bus P.S. 11 Students to Astoria Gets 'Chaotic' Start
A plan to send kindergarten students from P.S. 11 to a school in Astoria while an addition is built at their Woodside building got off to a rocky start on the first day of school, as parents complained of buses showing up late and a "chaotic" scene Thursday morning. "It was terrible," said one mother who was waiting for her child to return to the school Thursday afternoon, who declined to give her name.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
LIRR Service to Belmont Park Resumes on Friday, September 5th
September 3rd, 2014 - The thoroughbreds are back from Saratoga and the MTA Long Island Rail Road's 'Belmont Special' is at the starting gate and ready for the fall racing season at beautiful Belmont Park. The LIRR is partnering with The New York Racing Association, Inc. again this year to provide regular train service for racing fans for the start of the Fall Meet Friday, September 5, and continuing through October 26. Through the partnership, NYRA is subsidizing the cost of operating the LIRR Belmont service for racing fans.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
International Business Times
Australian Stock Market Report - Midday September 4, 2014
Despite the weakness local shares are still only 0.6 per cent below six-year highs. US markets finished mixed overnight, but the moves across all major American markets were modest.
Comin' Soon: New Concert Announcements
Sean Rowe's new album, Madman , is slated for release on Tuesday , although you can stream it in advance right here .
Mon Sep 01, 2014
New York Daily News
Queens' growing literary scene begins to blossom
Author Matthew Thomas grew up in Jackson Heights, and decided to set much of his first novel "We Are Not Ourselves," in the neighborhood.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Jamaica Bodegas to Promote Fruit and Water Instead of Candy and Soda
Eighteen delis, groceries and restaurants in Jamaica and St. Albans are taking part in a new initiative to promote more nutritious options in the neighborhoods, which have very few healthy food stores and struggle with obesity and diabetes, organizers said.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Welding the Subway Rails
For decades, subway rails bolted together on the Eighth Avenue line have carried express trains hurtling between Columbus Circle and Harlem.