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The Unisphere is The Symbol of Queens Who We Are & What We Do For Our Readers and Our Media Partners by waltersanchez
Nov 21, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
*What we do: *Social Media Marketing** The Queens Ledger / Brooklyn Star Weekly Community News Group helps companies and organizations use social media to engage with their customers, prospects, and partners in ways that have never before been possible. We do this by building online communities w...
BG08_track_fire.jpg Track Fire! by jarmatz
Nov 21, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
Some friends and I were attending two events in Bushwick. The first event was off the L-Morgan Ave stop. After attending in a most excellent fashion the first event, which was an art/fashion show at Brooklyn's own 3rd Ward, my crew hopped back down to the subway platform to travel deeper into the...
by jarmatz
Nov 21, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
Hey gang. I just wrote a big introductory piece for this new blog of mine, but it got eaten up by my own inability to hit the button marked "post." I'll introduce myself more fully later, but I'm a writer/editor for the Queens Ledger/Brooklyn Star Newspaper Group. I live in Greenpoint, my office ...
Mike Mussina out, Derek Lowe In? Farewell to the Moose Call by NigelC
Nov 20, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
So Mike Mussina officially retired today . It was a move we all saw coming, especially after Mussina finally became a 20-game winner this past season. Still, Mussina’ s loss leaves a huge hole in the Yankee rotation and clubhouse. Sure, Mike tended to get a little moody when the defense behind hi...
Ski Vacation to Snowbird in Utah by disk
Nov 15, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
Utah's skiing is open and the snow is fantastic. I just returned from a 4 day vacation to Utah's Snowbird resort. Its been open for a week and surprising the snow was fast and soft. For less than $325 you can take a flight. It takes less than 6 hours. Lodging in Salt Lake is very affordable and t...
Brett Favre and the Jets control their own destiny. Live Blog: Jets at Patriots by NigelC
Nov 13, 2008 | 41 41 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
Well, that wraps up tonight's live-blog. I had a lot of fun talking with you guys. We'll be doing more of these in the coming weeks for football, basketball and hockey. Keep a look out on the sports page for upcoming live-blogs. Have a good night everyone. *END OF GAME New York 34, New England 31...
Mangini and the Jets can make a statement tomorrow night. Tomorrow Night is a Long Time Coming For Jets by NigelC
Nov 12, 2008 | 2 2 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
Tomorrow night the Jets will play the biggest game of their season, and perhaps the team's biggest game since 2002. Tomorrow night, a red-hot Jets team will play a wounded, vulnerable Patriots team in a game that will go a long way in determining the AFC East pecking order. Not only that, this is...
Shellbank (Canal) Needs a Bailout by anthony.stasi
Oct 24, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
I grew up fishing the Shellbank Canal in Howard Beach. We had a boat, but my grandfather and I would sit on the dock, under the "4 Miles Per Hour" sign and fish and crab all day – every day – during the summer months. This year, there is a problem with fish dying in the canal, which makes the bay...
A Man's Man, A Cop's Cop by anthony.stasi
Oct 24, 2008 | 2 2 comments | 409 409 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Friday, the New York Post reported that Officer Gary Mausberg, of the 73rd Precinct, succumbed to cancer of the kidneys. He was 47 years old. The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association is looking into whether Mausberg's illness was the result of his service during his years at the Midtown South ...
Sunblock – Not the Good Kind by anthony.stasi
Oct 24, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 396 396 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Sun newspaper shut down its operation after six-and-a-half years of service on September 30. It existed for the most part as a Manhattan newspaper, but was available in the outer boroughs. The Sun's editorial pages skewed right of center, and was a refreshing sip of intellectualism i...