Musicians Of Queens: Juan Wauters

Musicians Of Queens: Juan Wauters

Juan Wauters’ journey is a classic Queens immigrant story. In 2000, his father moved from Uruguay to live in Queens. Wauters moved over two years later, joining his dad in Jackson Heights and working to make ends meet. As a teenager in a new, unfamiliar environment, Wauters threw himself into music, creating the nexus of […]

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A Working Families Joint?

With an election just days away, the Working Families Party is encouraging its members to vote for Democrats on the WFP line next Tuesday. Earlier this week, voters received this campaign flyer in the mail, discussing the WFP’s work to reform the Rockefeller Drug Laws. Hopefully this will convince folks to go vote Tuesday and […]

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Queens Fashion Takes To DC

If you want to get into the White House without sneaking past security, fashion design could be your ticket. That’s the path that recently took two Queens natives to Washington, D.C., and the company of First Lady Michelle Obama as well as Vogue editor Anna Wintour. Astoria’s Natalya Koval and Woodside’s Chelsea Chen – both […]

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Meet Mrs. Met

Everyone knows Mr. Met is one of America’s favorite mascots, and now his significant other is getting some attention. Mrs. Met took to Manhattan to meet fans outside her home Borough last week, including this young one outside of Radio City Music Hall.

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Inappropriate Plug?

In the midst of the Ebola craziness that has seemingly engulfed New York City in the past week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo took the chance to plug his recently-released memoir. During a press conference on Monday about the details regarding the Ebola quarantines, the Governor was joking about how people who are trapped in the quarantine […]

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Musicians Of Queens: Mariko

Musicians Of Queens: Mariko

Mariko writes music based on what is affecting her at the moment. She does not restrain herself by style or subject matter. Instead, her songs vary, creating a wide range of sounds and stories, each one just as compelling as the last. Just like New York City changes from block to block, Mariko’s records do […]

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

The front lawn of a house on 150th Street in Whitestone is decked out in a Ghostbusters setting for Halloween, with a bit of a twist. The heads of the team seem to be made up of politicians – John Kerry, Barack Obama and John F. Kennedy. No sign of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, […]

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Welcome Back!

One of the Borough’s own is back to play for one of the hometown teams. NFL wide receiver Kevin Ogletree signed a contract with the New York Giants, giving the team a little more depth at that position after losing star wide receiver Victor Cruz. Ogletree, 27, attended Holy Cross High School in Flushing before […]

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Surprises On The 7 Train

The Harlem Globetrotters treated 7 train riders to a free show recently as they dribbled up the Willets Point subway platform and onto the Manhattan bound subway. Unsuspecting riders were caught off guard by the talented ballspinners and vibrant personalities. A YouTube video, complete with the Globetrotter anthem, “Sweet Georgia Brown,” shows the entertainers spinning […]

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