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Rub Elbows With Our Movers & Shakers

As Brooklyn and Manhattan level off, it’s evident to anyone who takes a look around that Queens is where it’s happening these days, and the Top 15 Movers and Shakers we profile in this issue make our borough work in so many ways, from developers to business leaders to the heads of nonprofits. And activists, […]

Sit back with a Queens-inspired cocktail and enjoy our summer issue!

Walter Sanchez

Lisa Vidal, one of the stars of the hit BET show Being Mary Jane, is a pretty hot commodity these days. The Whitestone native  describes her career in show business and while she’ll always be a “Queens Girl” at heart. Who knew the borough had signature cocktails with its own namesake spirit? Chris Murillo is […]

Fall 2014 Publisher’s Note: Will our quality of life fall with the season’s leaves?

Walter Sanchez

The fall of 2014 brings a number of issues affecting our everyday lives to the forefront here in Queens. The homeless blight in New York is front and center, and this mayoral administration is making it clear that it is an emergency situation and the borough need to do its part. Gilbert Taylor, the commissioner […]

Publisher’s Note (Summer 2014)

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By Walter Sanchez A great deal of the community buzz this summer in Queens is going to be about dealing with the city’s homeless. It seems that a few of our neighborhoods in western Queens are being eyed by the de Blasio administration for large homeless shelters. We call them Homeless Depot. Even though Samaritan […]

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