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Review: Kalamaki GR is a big winner at the 2021 'Best of Boro' Awards

The Greek restaurant Kalamaki GR, located in Flushing, Queens, has won big at the 2021 "Best of Boro" Awards. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Review: Aphrodite's Sweets is a Queens bakery and cafe fit for the gods Special

Whitestone - You need not scale up the heights of Mount Olympus in order to relish a dish and treats that are fit for the deities themselves: all you need to do is take a trip to Aphrodite's Sweets, located on Francis Lewis Boulevard in Whitestone, New York.

Review: Kalamaki GR is the ideal restaurant to dine during the quarantine Special

Kalamaki GR is a great Greek restaurant for dining (as well as for takeout) during the COVID-19 pandemic. This journalist dined at this Queens, New York, eatery on October 14.

Review: Kalamaki GR wins 'Best Greek Restaurant' in 2020 'Best of Boro' Special

Flushing - Congratulations are in order for Kalamakai GR in the heart of Queens, New York. It was named "Best Greek Restaurant in Queens."

Review: Sarah McLachlan brings glorious vocals to Forest Hills Stadium Special

Forest Hills - On August 2, Grammy award-winning artist Sarah McLachlan performed at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York, with The New York Pops under music director and conductor Steven Reineke.

Amazon decision major blow to property buyers in Queens

Amazon is no longer opening an HQ2 in New York City, it announced on Thursday. People on social media speculated about what the decision would mean for those who invested in Queens real estate in anticipation of the move.

Amazon’s abandoned New York plans a sign of things to come?

After a week of speculation, Amazon has confirmed that it will not build one of its two new headquarters in New York City. Does this indicate a sea change in how communities deal with giant tech companies?

Op-Ed: Kalamaki GR is the top Greek restaurant in Queens for 2018

Digital Journal ranks Kalamaki GR as the "Best Greek Restaurant in Queens" for 2018. Its high-quality food and fast service stand out by a mile.

Amazon unveiled its HQ2 selections, and some locals are furious

The company will build offices in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the newly formed National Landing area of Arlington, Virginia.

Review: Kalamaki named 'Best Greek Restaurant in Queens' for 2018 Special

Flushing - The rave reviews for Kalamaki in Queens keep on coming in. It was just voted "Best Greek Restaurant in Queens" in the 2018 "Best of the Boro" Awards.

Review: Roger Daltrey performs hit after hit at Forest Hills Stadium Special

Forest Hills - On June 17, 2018, The Who front-man Roger Daltrey performed at Forest Hills Stadium in New York, which coincided with Father's Day.

Review: Corfu Grill is a superb Greek restaurant in Queens Special

Corfu Grill in Forest Hills, Queens, is an excellent eatery. It epitomizes one of the best Greek cuisines that the borough has to offer.

Shari Bitterman to host 'Simon the Snail' book event in Bayside

Bayside - Children's book author and veteran educator Shari Bitterman will be holding her next event for "Simon the Snail" in Bayside, Queens.

Review: Kalamaki GR is fantastic — Gyro and souvlaki like no other Special

Flushing - When it comes to quality Greek restaurants in Queens, New York, especially for fans of gyros, Kalamaki GR is in a league of its own.

Review: John Mellencamp superb at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens Special

Forest Hills - On July 11, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Mellencamp headlined Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York, as part of his "Sad Clowns & Hillbillies" Tour.

Hall & Oates to perform at Forest Hills Stadium in New York

Forest Hills - Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Hall & Oates will be going on a 29-city North American arena tour with English group Tears for Fears.

Interview: Shari Bitterman discusses new book 'Simon the Snail' Special

Bayside - Children's book author, Ms. Shari Bitterman, sat down and chatted with Digital Journal about her new book, "Simon the Snail."

Chatting with A.J. Gordon: Singer-songwriter Special

Singer-songwriter A.J. Gordon chatted with Digital Journal about his future plans, biggest influences and dream duet choices.

MLB clears Dodgers in complaint about electronic positioning Special

Queens - The Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team did not violate league rules when it used laser technology to position players before a game with the Mets last month in New York.

Mets complain Dodgers used barred technology in pro baseball game

Flushing - The New York Mets baseball team has formally complained to league officials about what they suspect was another team's use of advanced electronics to better position players on the field.

Op-Ed: Top 4 Greek restaurants in Queens and Long Island

Digital Journal ranks its Top 4 Greek restaurants on Long Island and Queens, New York. These eateries are listed in alphabetical order.

Review: The French Workshop is a wonderful bakery in Bayside Special

Bayside - On Jan. 6, Digital Journal was afforded the privilege to review the brand new bakery, The French Workshop, in Bayside, Queens.

25th annual Hermes Expo to kick off at Queens Chamber of Commerce

Jackson Heights - On April 4, 2016, the 25th annual Hermes Expo will kick off at the Queens Chamber of Commerce in Jackson Heights, New York.

TSA agent arrested for stealing passenger's cash during a scan

New York City - A TSA agent at John F. Kennedy International Airport was busted after being caught allegedly stealing money from a passenger's wallet at a security checkpoint, officials say.

Butterflies sounding like ants to sneak into nests

Which insects live in ants’ nests? Not only ants is the answer. Other insects take advantage of the nutrient rich hobbles. To get round this, some are adept at imitating ants.

Sears stores offer curbside pickup/returns to online shoppers

Hoffman Estates - Online shoppers picking up or returning items to brick-and-mortar Sears stores nationwide can take care of business without leaving their cars.

Andy Murray finally appoints his new coach

British number one tennis star Andy Murray has finally announced his new coach, since Ivan Lendl and the Scot parted ways back in March.

Review: 'Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe' is a gem Special

Tarpon Springs - "Young World Travelers and the Magical Crystal Globe" is an educational children's book written by a Florida gift shop owner and Greek-American author Demetra Travaris-Lecourezos. It was co-created by Constantinos "Gus" Lecourezos.

NY senior citizens at war with police over sitting in McDonalds

Flushing - A group of Korean senior citizens is fighting a war, sort of, for their right to sit for hours a day at a McDonalds at the corner of Parsons and Northern Boulevards.

New York’s problem with prescription drugs

New York - Nationwide, overdose rates are increasing at an alarming rate. In some states, overdose deaths have surpassed traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental death. As the death toll rises, many are asking what can be done to combat this trend.
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