EARTH DAY

In 1969, a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California prompted then U.S Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, to create the first ever Earth Day. He felt encouraging students to take action while raising awareness about pollution could put environmental protection on the national political agenda. Fast forward more than 50 years later, we’re still […]

Queens Filmmakers ready for QWFF8 and CM JVB

Do you dream of hobnobbing with the Hollywood A-list at top film festivals around the globe? Strolling the Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes, mingling with happening young filmmakers at Sundance and watching the Italian Paparazzi’s flashbulbs go off at Venice are the stuff of cinephile dreams. For those who want to stay within a […]

Redstone Theater-Thanassi Karageorgiou : Museum of the Moving Image

Nothing beats a lazy afternoon in a dark cinema surrounded by other film lovers. If you’re looking for a cinema to while away the hours with a box of popcorn in hand, and you demand an excellent selection of film fare, there are some pretty fabulous indie cinemas right outside Manhattan. From foreign language films […]

Ice Skating NYC by Sarah-Richter

In winter, there’s nothing more magical than going ice-skating. There’s just something about putting on your skates and taking a spin around the rink. Fortunately, the New York metropolitan area has its share of great rinks. Sharpen those blades and get ready to glide. 1. LeFrak Center at Lakeside | Prospect Park, Brooklyn | 718-462-0010  […]

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When you step inside Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge, you’re welcomed by the echo of climbers ascending to the top of the climbing gym’s 30-foot walls. Polite staff welcome you and scan your pass, “have a good climb,” they’ll say as they send you down the stairs to the expansive 25,000 square foot facility. Yet, before heading […]

Glamping at Fort Tilden

It’s time to take a break from that constant city clamor and fall asleep to the sound of tumbling waves and the hum of summer cicadas. Just east of Breezy Point and west of Jacob Riis, Fort Tilden is the big patch of green on a map of the Rockaway peninsula and is part of […]

Terra Glmaping

Glamping takes root in New York City beginning August 11 with the launch of Terra Glamping: Fort Tilden, a luxury camp pop-up in Fort Tilden, part of the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area on the Rockaway Peninsula. The first of its kind, Terra Glamping: Fort Tilden is home to fully furnished, safari-style tents for overnight guests to enjoy […]

Flushing Meadow Corona Park by Natasha Shapiro

One of our favorite ways to explore when the sun is shining is by bike. From long rides in the Hudson Valley to exploring local graffiti by bike, what better way is there? Here are four of our favorite bike lanes in Queens as told through the lens of a photographer cyclist. Best For Taking Photos: Flushing […]