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Top 15 Movers & Shakers


You know a Mover & Shaker when you see one: they’re the person who stands out in the crowd that inevitably forms around them when they walk into a room. They’re well-connected go-getters who make headlines and keep projects and ideas moving  forward. Our It’s List is a diverse roster of newsmakers, everyone from the […]

Top 15 Comedians


By Holly Bieler While Manhattan’s always been known as the go-to borough for comedy shows, new venues like Q.E.D. and The Creek and the Cave are challenging the notion that world-class standup requires a trip on the 7. And with the influx of fantastic new stages and a burgeoning comedy community, many of the city’s […]

Top 15 Doctors


When it comes to health care, Queens has had a rough go of it as of late. The borough has seen hospitals close and communities struggle to keep their health care facilities open, but the prognosis isn’t all negative. The borough has its own unique challenges when it come to health care, especially with its […]

Top 15 Musicians from Queens

Top 15 Musicians of Queens

Many think of New York City as the heart of the music industry. People from all over the globe trek to the Big Apple to play some dive bars, get noticed and make it big. Mostly, people think of Manhattan as the place where musical magic is made, but there is much to be said […]

Top 15 Tech Companies


For years, manufacturing jobs have been leaving the city, and in many cases those grand spaces of a forgotten industrial age were replaced by luxury housing. For over a decade, that was the prediction for Long Island City, and while there has been considerable residential development, it has never completed dominated the neighborhood. Now, a […]

Top 15 Kickstarters


In this issue of It’s Queens, we rank the Top 15 Kickstarters in the borough. What exactly is a Kickstarter? It’s a person who takes an idea – whether it be for a nonprofit, a worthwhile after-school program, or a community minded business – and takes it upon themselves to get the proverbial ball rolling. […]

Top 15 Movers & Shakers 2011

Movers And Shakers

Millions of people call Queens home.  A select few run the show. Call them the borough’s movers and shakers, behind-the-scenes entrepreneurs, artists and neighborhood leaders who push the envelope in positive ways. They set art and food trends, drive public discourse and work tirelessly to better their communities. Now it’s time they get their due. […]

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