Category: Queens

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. […]