#InTheLoop | Free Shakespeare to Reign in Queens Parks
The aging King Lear wants to apportion his monarchy among his three daughters based on each one’s love for him. A royal amount of family drama ensues.
Helena is the talk of the town after restoring a completely different king’s health with a magical potion. Nevertheless, Count Bertram refuses Continue Reading
#InTheLoop | The Great Outdoors? Camp Rockaway!
Get ready for an in-tents experience!
Camp Rockaway will host overnight visitors in safari-style canvas tents in the Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse’s courtyard from Sunday, July 1, through Wednesday, Oct. 31.
The family-friendly site includes a communal fire pit, a picnic-and-grill area, hammocks, a supply store, a Continue Reading
#InTheLoop | People are howling about Silent Disco parties
Get your groove on…But first get your headphones on.
Silent Disco parties are scheduled for various Queens neighborhoods – beer garden, park, waterfront esplanade, etc. -- this summer.
Hundreds of dancers shake their booties while listening to music by live deejays at these events. Usually, DJ 1 (Green) plays Top Continue Reading
#NewsFlash | It really was A Great Day In Queens!
They came from Albania and Armenia, Bangladesh and Burkina Faso, China and Croatia, Ghana and Guatemala, Pakistan and Peru, Suriname and Switzerland, Togo and Thailand, and Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
More than 150 Queens enthusiasts -- whose heritages represent about 80 countries around the globe -- posed for Jonathan Kane’s Continue Reading
#WeeklyColumn | Bookstores Spread the Word in Queens
You don’t have to be a voracious reader to love bookstores. They support local artists. They organize fun events. They host enriching children activities. They’re great places to meet people. And they often provide happy homes to cats.
Big bookstores have been on the decline for years, but small Continue Reading