2021-03-01 E-Edition

NYC’s Grand Reopening

On The Cover Every month at the Queens Scene we write about what’s on the cover. It occurred to me, What if we were doing it “undercover” this month? That would be as bizarre as the last 12 months have been. So let’s stick to what we do and chat about the background for this month’s Queens Scene cover for […]

From The Publisher

March is among the longest months of the year as it has 31 days, encompassing numerous holidays, but it is also a peculiar month. The old adage of marching in like a lion and out like a lamb applies, as March dramatically has two major seasons in it – winter and spring. Signaling the exact beginning of spring is the […]

NYC Opening Up: Spring Again!

After a year of the pandemic, NYC is finally opening up again. With 24% of New Yorkers having received at least one vaccine dose, perhaps it is becoming safer to gather again. 2020 was a challenging year, so let’s hope 2021 will smoothly reopen NYC! As of March 2nd, movie theaters reopened at 25% capacity with a cap of 50 […]

Queens Chamber Events

Meet the AuthorMarch 30, 2021 | 11:00 AM –11:30 AMThe Queens Chamber will begiving authors from Queens orthose who have written aboutQueens a platform to talk abouttheir projects, exploring howQueens has influenced theirwork.Virtual Manufacturing Tour –White CoffeeMarch 30, 2021 | 01:00 PM –02:00 PMWhite Coffee established in1939 is focused on importing androasting the finest coffee with anunparalleled combination of customization […]

Spring With Niki De Saint Phalle At MoMA PS1

Niki de Saint Phalle: Structures for Life The first US retrospective of French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle, Structures for Life features over 200 works envisioning new ways of inhabiting the world. From the very outset of her career in the 1950s, Saint Phalle created works that were innovative, overtly feminist, performative, collaborative, and monumental. Entry is by advance timed […]

C Town Deli Has A Ready-To-Eat Feast

Not sure what to eat? Check out CTown Fresh! The spectacular supermarket conveniently located at 31-18 24th Avenue in Astoria has a creative assortment of Ready-to-Eat food in the Deli Department. One cannot go wrong choosing from the variety of delicious dishes that are available. While we always encourage our readers to go to the local restaurants and help them […]

Stewardship Saturdays

In an effort to maintain a number of wildflower habitats that Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) helps manage, they are hosting regular volunteer events from April through October of 2021! These events will be held outdoors at various planted areas around the Creek including: Kingsland Wildflowers Green Roofs; 48th Avenue Median Meadow; Manhattan Avenue Street End Park; and Paidge Ave Pollinator […]

Do Your Share – Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse gas emissions that come from the production, use, and life of a product or service. It includes carbon dioxide (CO2, the most commonly emitted gas by humans), methane, nitrous oxide, and chlorofluorocarbons. These gases accumulate in the earth’s atmosphere, trapping heat contributing to global warming. Global warming is complex, and its […]

Culinary King Of Queens Joe Distefano To Launch Virtual Astoria Food Hall

Joe DiStefano, the food writer and tour guide widely known as the Culinary King of Queens, is teaming up with Innovation QNS to launch Astoria Eats (astoriaeats.menu), a new virtual food hall that will bring the diverse tastes of Astoria to nearby residents. Astoria Eats Powered by Innovation QNS will connect Western Queens with a selection of restaurants curated by […]