Dutch Kills Artist Documents Shifting Surroundings

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Dutch Kills is the subject of Salvador Espinoza’s photography, and it refuses to sit still for a portrait. Espinoza, a Dutch Kills resident for more than 30 years, is a fine arts photographer, photojournalist and member of Long Island City Artists. His project, “We Will Be Here,” documents the changing […]

Artists Take Over Long Island City

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Queens’ largest arts festival will kick off next Wednesday, bringing more than 250 artists into 54 venues across Long Island City. The Long Island City Arts Open, now entering its fourth year, will transform the neighborhood into a grab-bag of exhibitions, performances, pop-up galleries and cultural activities for five days. […]