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#InTheLoop | Award-winning authors discuss their books and the writing process

How does a writer do it? The Kupferberg Center for the Arts is about to present Three Evening Readings at Queens College’s LeFrak Concert Hall in Flushing. James Kaplan, whose has done two bestselling biographies on Frank Sinatra (“Frank: The Voice” in 2010 and “Sinatra: Continue Reading

#InTheLoop | One Weekend, Two Boulevards, Lots of Fun

Bell blvd sunday Stroll Traffic will stop for two street festivals in Queens this weekend. The second annual Sutphin Boulevard Harvest Festival will take place between Hillside and Jamaica avenues on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 am to 6 pm. Organized by the Sutphin Boulevard BID, the free event will feature arts Continue Reading

#NewsFlash | Sea creatures and landlubbers to march in Rockaway on Saturday

Marine life is leaving the sea and taking over the land again. The Poseidon’s Parade will fill Rockaway with mermaids, sailors, and dressed up pets on colorful floats on Saturday, Sept. 22. To begin on the boardwalk at Beach 106th Street at noon, this fourth annual procession Continue Reading

#PickoftheWeek | Win free weekend passes to Maker Faire

The Laser Pirates and Exploding Kittens are coming … and so is the Goddess of Death. World Maker Faire New York 2018 – which is also known as “The Greatest Show and Tell on Earth,” “The Nerd Hadj,” and “The Ultimate Geek Fest” – will fill Continue Reading

#WeeklyColumn | It’s In Queens! Sept. 20 to Sept. 26

Queens has it all during this tremendous week. Paul Simon offers the final concert of his farewell tour. The world’s best Maker Faire unfolds a few yards away. A county fair holds pig races. Flushing Town Hall explodes with seven events. Sunnyside hosts a big restaurant week. And Continue Reading