Category: Queens

Real Estate Broker Looking to Bring Awareness to Looming MTA Issue

By Nick Christophers We are very lucky for our freedom of speech—and in this case, freedom of advertising too—for Real Estate Broker Michael Carfagna wouldn’t have the power to sway Brooklynites to come to the diverse area of Jackson Heights if we didn’t. The reason he wants folks […]

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Comic Con Invades Queens With A Splash

We have heard of NY Comic Con, Eternal Con, NJ Comic Con and now we have Winter Con. The geeks are coming out in force. The popularity of comic, digital media and collectibles have become more prevalent in the past few years. Currently almost every season there is a new Comic Con.  The largest and most popular is the NY Comic Con that is during October, Eternal Con which is building steam is in the summer and the NJ Con is in November and Winter Con wraps it up in December.

Kids Who Code

By Denise Oliveira Maurya Couvares was named one of “Seven Millennials Who Are Too Busy Changing the World to Take Selfies” by The Huffington Post last year. Founding ScriptEd – a non-profit that helps kids in under-resourced high schools learn to code – is her latest accomplishment. “I think […]

Yes, Free Haircuts in New York City, including Brooklyn & Queens

Getting a free haircut and color in New York City sounds impossible, right? Not so. If you’re willing to act as a ‘hair model’ for a stylist-in-training, you can get high quality services at brand name salons including Aveda, Bumble & Bumble and Cutler. Each salon has its own rules for who can participate in the ‘hair model’ program (for example, some want curly hair, some want colored hair) and how much it costs (at many, the customer pays absolutely nothing, and at others, there is a small charge.)

Summer At MoMA PS1

By Denise Oliveira Modern art, experimental live music and a dance party: These are a few of the things you’ll find at MoMA PS1 on Saturdays through Sept. 6.  On Warm Up Saturdays, tickets are $20 at the door ($18 in advance), and the party goes from 3 to 9pm. […]

JFK Airport Photography

By Seth Fera-Schanes There are 3 main airports in the NYC area (LaGuardia, Newark and JFK.)  If you have lived in the city for any length of time you have experienced all 3 and undoubtedly have your travel hardship stories for each one.  Regardless of some slight inconveniences, […]

Who Wants to Buy an Expensive Pumpkin?

It is October and pumpkins are in every grocery store, bodega and farmer’s market ranging from  $20 to $100 (you can find some cheaper options so don’t totally freak out.)  These are not the prices that I remember from my childhood but tis the season and I want to make a jack-o-lantern so what am I to do?