#InTheLoop | Historic Neir’s Tavern Celebrates 190 Years in Woodhaven with a Block Party on Oct. 5
In 1829, Andrew Jackson was president of the United States, Greece was fighting for independence from the Ottoman Empire, and William Austin Burt was busy inventing the typewriter.
In the same year, Neir’s Tavern opened at 87-48 78th St. in Woodhaven.
The world has changed a lot since then, but Continue Reading
#InTheLoop | QEDC Announces 2019 Fall Programs: Business Classes, M/WBE Assistance, Training, Networking
Looking to help entrepreneurs, established business owners, home improvement contractors, minorities, immigrants, women, and others, the Queens Economic Development Corporation happily announces its fall 2019 lineup of programs and services.
First up in the 13th annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition, sponsored by Resorts World Continue Reading
#PickoftheWeek | The Making Moves Dance Festival is in Jamaica on Sept. 19-21
It's the ultimate dance party.
The Jamaica Performing Arts Center will host the Making Moves Dance Festival from Sept. 19 through Sept. 21.
This three-day, tenth-annual event features 11 up-and-coming choreographers and troupes. It will also present a number of premieres, including a piece by Kingdom Continue Reading
#WeeklyColumn | It’s In Queens! | Sept. 12 to Sept. 19
Expect the unexpected this week. Grapes, momos, and bagpipes are big. Really big! Antique motorcycles, a Mexican matriarch, and international dances are also huge.
Sept. 12, Midsommar, Sept. 15. Six screenings of a new movie about a young American couple whose relationship is falling apart. Continue Reading
#InTheLoop | New Noguchi show mixes sculpture, dance, and visual art
Like most great works of art, this takes some concentration.
First the easy part. The Noguchi Museum is currently exhibiting “Body-Space Devices,” which consists of about 30 of the namesake's works.
Now it gets a bit more complicated. The show is about to be reconfigured as Continue Reading