Flushing students drink from the upstate nectar of maple syrup

Students from the upstate school Verona-Vernon-Sherrill High School traveled down to Flushing to meet students at John Bowne High School. The northern folk came with a sweet mission: exchange information about the science and technology behind modern maple production in New York with their fellow downstate students.

Subway service changes to affect 14 lines this weekend

Construction work to upgrade and maintain stations, tracks and signal systems is affecting weekend service on many of the city’s subway lines.

2014 Kings of Queens event honors some of borough’s best

Distinguished entrepreneurs and philanthropists from around the borough were crowned as “kings” this Thursday night for their continual financial, medical or cultural contributions during The Queens Courier’s seventh annual “Kings of Queens Awards & Networking Event” at Terrace on the Park.

Whitestone resident wins Ms. Supermodel USA-Petite competition

Whitestone has its very own Ms. Supermodel USA-Petite. Margaret Skourlis, 33, won a national competition on Sept. 6 in Fargo, North Dakota against 30 other beauty queens.

What to do this weekend in Queens

Food festivals, Latin music for kids, local beer and tips for finding spiritual balance before the Equinox are just some of the great events on offer in Queens this weekend. Enjoy!