A legacy as tall as a skyscraper

James F. Lomma was responsible for building the modern New York City. And while his untimely passing surprised all who knew him, he leaves behind an impressive life with skyscrapers as testaments to his legacy.  Lomma owned numerous successful and respectful crane companies, including J.F. Lomma Inc., TES Inc, and the Maspeth-based New York Crane. His life in the crane industry began as an independent … Continue reading A legacy as tall as a skyscraper

104th Precinct Community Council will occur on May 21

The next 104th Precinct Community Council meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 21. During the meeting, which will run from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., the community will hear updates and the latest news from Commanding Officer Victoria Perry. There will also be a brief COP of the Month Awards presentation and you will also have a chance to share any of your concerns. … Continue reading 104th Precinct Community Council will occur on May 21

3 Sons Restaurant offering complimentary wine & rose on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day (Wednesday, February 14th), couples who dine in at 3 Sons in Maspeth will receive a rose and complimentary glasses of wine with their dinner. So, load two arrows onto one bow – cupid’s bow that is, and capture her heart with dinner and a beautiful red rose. “Each Valentine’s day, many couples celebrate their love at 3 Sons. We have been in the community … Continue reading 3 Sons Restaurant offering complimentary wine & rose on Valentine’s Day

Martin Luther School highlights it’s ‘Shining Stars’

Teachers, students, and faculty all play a major role in the culture of each and every high school. “It is the chemistry between staff and students that separates some schools from others; and Martin Luther school takes pride in the positive chemistry that exists between the student body and it’s faculty,” said Amanda Slinger, Martin Luther School’s Director of Admissions. Below are three members of the Martin … Continue reading Martin Luther School highlights it’s ‘Shining Stars’

Distinguished Martin Luther School alum, David Daraio, reflects on his high school experience

Meet David Daraio, MLS class of ‘94, and current Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Maspeth Federal Savings David is a Maspeth native and has lived here for 30 years. A successful and passionate MLS grad, he stays in touch with fellow alums on social media and gets together with others regularly. David went from Teller to Senior Vice President & COO starting just 3 weeks after graduating from … Continue reading Distinguished Martin Luther School alum, David Daraio, reflects on his high school experience

Meet the new head boys varsity basketball coach at Maspeth High School

Dan Franchese is the new boys head varsity basketball coach at Maspeth High School. He is replacing former coach Anastasia Bitis, who was recently tapped to coach the York College women’s basketball team. As the head jv coach and assistant varsity coach for the past 3 years, Franchese has been a vital piece of the winning culture that the Maspeth High School basketball program is known for. … Continue reading Meet the new head boys varsity basketball coach at Maspeth High School

The Camera Store is solving problems for photographers and videographers in Queens

Buying a camera or video equipment online and know what you need? Great – The Blattworld Camera Store has a huge selection of competitively priced new and used photo products online. New to the photography / videography game and want to actually test out a camera & other products in-store? Looking for something retro, or want a professional opinion? Enter, The Camera Store.   When a customer walks … Continue reading The Camera Store is solving problems for photographers and videographers in Queens

What’s it like in that big restaurant on the corner of 58th st.? We have your answer…

Many travel past the big restaurant on the corner of 58th street and BQE Service Road Eastbound, and wonder, “what’s it like in there?”. The Maspeth Blog has your answer… Andres Carne de Tres at 51-05 58th street, was established in 2007, and the family-oriented Colombian restaurant has earned its place as a great spot to grab a bite to eat or host a party in Queens. … Continue reading What’s it like in that big restaurant on the corner of 58th st.? We have your answer…

These two Maspeth eateries are offering 10% – 15% OFF

  Fame Diner | 6967 Grand Ave, Maspeth, NY 11378 Phone: (718) 478-4674 The famous “fame” diner is offering patrons 10% OFF their meal when you show the AD coupon pictured left. “We have been serving Maspeth since 1983, and it is our honor & pleasure to serve the great community of Queens,” said John, owner of Fame. Fame’s hours are Monday – Saturday 6AM – … Continue reading These two Maspeth eateries are offering 10% – 15% OFF