#PickoftheWeek | Catch infectious African rhythms in Flushing on Saturday
The rhythm’s gonna get you.
The Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars perform inspirational songs and discuss West African music at Flushing Town Hall on Saturday, March 4.
The group, which was formed in a displaced persons camp about 15 years ago during a brutal war, specializes in gumbe and Continue Reading
#MonthlyPicks | March’17 by Soleil Griffin
This month's picks are by Soleil Griffin.
I’m from Queens Village, and my parents are West Indian. So when I’m in the mood for some Caribbean cuisine, I head to The Smokehouse at 189-33 Linden Blvd. in St. Albans. It’s famous for Continue Reading
#WeeklyColumn | March 3 – March 7
Get ready for The Chieftans, the Panorama Challenge, an all-inclusive St. Pat’s Parade, and a film festival on people with disabilities. Prepare for African music, the divine female, sand art, and black coffee. Then there’s potpourri.
March 3+4, Black Coffee, 8 pm. The Parkside Players, a local Continue Reading
#NewsFlash | A South Indian vegetarian feast is next destination for Queens Dinner Club
Great food. Great ambiance. Great Ganesh.
The Queens Dinner Club’s next “meeting” will be a South India-style vegetarian feast at The NY Ganesh Temple Canteen in Flushing on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 7:15 pm.
Located at 45-57 Bowne St., the country’s oldest Hindu temple – formally known as Continue Reading
#KidsCorner | Treehouse Shakers, Night Market + She’s On Point!
The Al Oerter Recreation Center in Flushing celebrates female athleticism with She’s On Point! on Sunday, Feb. 26, from noon to 3 pm. This free event features inspirational speakers, sports demos, fun activities, giveaways, and more for children ages 6 and up.
The Queens Center Kids Club, which is sponsored Continue Reading