Queens

08 Feb 2013

BA of the Week: Writer Eric Nelson

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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05 Feb 2013

The Life of an Improv Wife

In the belly of a dark theater in Queens, an audience member shouts, “Fortune!” In response, seven grown men, ranging in age and style of dress, move together in synchronous motions. Gazing into crystal balls fluidly morphs into the movement of surgeons snapping on sterile gloves. Now they’re floating on

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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08 Oct 2012

Witness Moving Images Through Astoria’s Museum of the Moving Image

I have been doing my best to explore my new home and decided to expand my horizons and give Astoria a try. I was headed to the Museum of the Moving Image, which is a place any cinephile has to visit. I’ve traveled all over the country and have been

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05 Oct 2012

An Ode to the Chinese Bakery

My stomach is growling! But alas, That despite its howling I am a Broke Ass I am short on dough What else is new? I have to be fed To the Chinese Bakery I must go! Places like it there are few It is much more than bread Shall I

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24 Jul 2012

Rooftop Films Continues In New York This Week With FREE Films, Music and More

Rooftop’s annual Summer Series continues this week with more of those Underground Movies Outdoors. The series has been running since May and will continue to run through Saturday, August 18th. The Summer Series consists of feature-length films or shorts, ranging from documentaries, dramas, comedies, animation and much more. Sometimes the

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02 May 2012

BA of the Week – Tamara Reynolds from Married with Dishes

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit — probably not.

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17 Apr 2012

It’s Getting Hot. Go To Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden.

With the weather beginning to hit the early stages of “holy shit, it’s hot,” it’s about that time of year when love is in the air, flowers are starting to bloom and the beer gardens are opening their doors again. The beer garden: it’s the alcoholic’s best friend. There’s nothing

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03 Apr 2012

FREE Admission to the Noguchi Museum Through April 22nd

Japanese artist Isamu Noguchi was one pretty cool cat.  The Ben Franklin of the art world, Noguchi was a real Renaissance man, and was well-known for his simplistic sculptures, public art, landscape architecture, lighting, and furniture.  There’s a Noguchi Museum in Long Island City– dedicated to the jack-of-all-trades’s work, and,

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