Archive for: July, 2013

Top 5 Alternative Gyms in Queens

When most people walk into a gym they have an idea of what to expect: a row of treadmills, large mirrors, people lifting heavy things. In Queens, however, more and more gyms are helping members break a sweat in a more unconventional way. The fitness scene is becoming more focused on becoming a well-rounded athlete, […]

How to Break into Comedy in Queens


Liam McEneaney, a Queens comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central, VH1 and Showtime still lives in his childhood apartment in Rego Park, writing jokes and continuing his lifelong path to comedy stardom. It all began when he dropped out of Francis Lewis High School. After getting his GED, in comedic fashion, he then […]

Top 5 Queens Diners


Whoever said New York City is a town of prefab “dive” bars and fly-by-night dining obviously hasn’t been to Queens. While neighboring boroughs verge on becoming flaky parodies of their former selves, the royal borough remains a bastion of authentic cuisine and culture. Sure, you say, authenticity is the most nebulous buzzword since grunge came […]

Miss New York Still at Work


It’s been nearly two years since Astoria’s own Kaitlin Monte took the title of Miss New York in 2011, but the journey she began years ago was just the start. On a typical day, this overnight local celebrity will typically wake up and head to work with a development team of Columbia University interns in […]

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