Woman to give free manicures at Socrates Sculpture Park


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Photo by Mikel Durlam

Breanne Trammell is taking her revamped 1968 compact trailer back out on the road to help polish the lives of local western Queens moms in need of a well-deserved pampering.

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Taking risks at Socrates Sculpture Park


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Photos courtesy of Troy Benson

ALAN CAPPER “We believe in taking risks with what we show. We also have to counter the negative feelings about art today by providing openness and access to stimulating work,” says John Hatfield, executive director of Long Island City’s Socrates Sculpture Park. He was standing in the center of the park two days before the […]

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‘Vista’ on display at Socrates Sculpture Park


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Socrates Sculpture Park is giving the community a chance to enjoy the outdoors while also taking in some artwork. “Vista” its spring exhibition, opened on May 8 and will be on display through August 7. Curator Alyson Baker explained that each spring artists apply and submit proposals for what they’d like to create. “What’s great […]

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Free weekend art bus comes to LIC


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Photo Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park

The wheels on a brand-new free shuttle bus service are taking visitors ‘round and ‘round Long Island City’s art scene on the weekends.

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Weekend bus trial to expand service along Vernon Boulevard


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

The western Queens waterfront will soon get a taste of extended bus service.

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Overnight closures to take place on RFK Bridge Manhattan/Queens ramp for two weeks


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Photo by Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin

Beginning Monday, Feb. 24, there will be multiple, intermittent closures of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for approximately two weeks, according to the MTA.

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Luxury meets value at Arris Lofts


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When ceilings soaring 13 feet into the stratosphere, convenience and amenities are de rigueur for your buyers, look to Arris Lofts.  When your buyers are looking for value in terms of per square foot, and volume in terms of floor plan, again look no further than 27-28 Thomson Avenue. Case Study: Arris Lofts #130 is […]

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Mr. Neon brightens up LIC


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Photos courtesy of Troy Benson

ALAN CAPPER “God invented it in lightning,” says Kenny Greenberg, owner of Krypton Neon in reply to the question, “Where does Neon come from?” Although there had been efforts made with glass tubes and heat before, neon as we know it first made its appearance at the Chicago World Fair in 1892, and the drama […]

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Traveling art exhibit An Inclusive World coming to Queens Museum


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Photos courtesy of Vida Sabbaghi

An Inclusive World, the traveling art exhibit, is making its next stop at the Queens Museum. “The exhibition has evolved,” said Vida Sabbaghi, curator. On Saturday, November 9, museum-goers can expect both visual arts components as well as various performance pieces, ranging from music to dance. The exhibit will run through November 30. “People from […]

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