Author: Allie Griffin

Assembly Member Brian Barnwell Announces He Will Not Seek Re-Election

April 12, 2022 By Allie Griffin Assembly Member Brian Barnwell announced via social media Tuesday morning that he will not be seeking re-election. “It is with sadness that I announce that I will not be seeking re-election to the NYS Assembly for a 4th term,” he announced via Twitter. “… It has been a true… Read more »

Four Candidates File Petitions for Wide Open Assembly District 37 Race

April 7, 2022 By Allie Griffin  Four candidates are hoping to secure a victory in a Queens state assembly race that has been left wide open by the retiring incumbent. Candidates Juan Ardila, Johanna Carmona, Jim Magee and Brent O’Leary have all filed petitions to appear on the ballot for the Democratic primary for the… Read more »

Council Member Tiffany Cabán Endorses Juan Ardila for Queens Assembly Seat

April 7, 2022 By Allie Griffin Council Member Tiffany Cabán, a leading progressive within the City Council, announced Thursday that she has endorsed Juan Ardila for the 37th Assembly seat. Cabán, who represents Astoria and East Elmhurst in the council, is backing the 28-year-old progressive for the seat, which represents Long Island City, Maspeth, Ridgewood,… Read more »

The Halal Guys to Open Location at Queens Center Mall This Spring

April 6, 2022 By Allie Griffin The Halal Guys, a popular New York City-based halal food chain, is opening a location in the Queens Center Mall this spring. The eatery, which was started by three Egyptian immigrants as a lone Manhattan food cart in 1990 and morphed into a brick-and-mortar restaurant business, will open a franchise… Read more »