LaGuardia Performing Arts Center photo exhibit to explore Muslim identity


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College is hosting the photography exhibit “Faces of Islam” at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center from Nov. 13. The exhibit features more than 30 photographs of Muslims associated with the college: students, administrators, and their families and friends.

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Former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. to face dunk tank for charity


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Peter Vallone Jr.

Katch Astoria, located at 31-19 Newtown Ave., will host a Carnival Party on Friday including a fortuneteller, performer from Coney Island, magician, and a chance to dunk Former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.

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Astoria woman releases Queens food guide


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Photo by Mark Bennington

Andrea Lynn released her fourth food book called “Queens: A Culinary Passport” on Sept. 30, providing a guide to the most diverse borough and the variety of ethnic cuisines it has to offer.

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Artist, volunteers beautify pedestrian walkway that connects Woodside and Jackson Heights


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THE COURIER/ Photos by Angy Altamirano

One busy overpass filled with traffic from pedestrians, vehicles and bicycles has received a stroke of color.

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LIC poet set to release second book


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Photo by Mike Geffner

One Long Island City resident has turned her heartache into poetry and will soon be releasing her second book. Audrey Dimola, who has been living in the western Queens neighborhood all her life, is set to release her book “Traversals,” a collection of poetry and prose, on Nov. 3.

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Group exhibition ‘Cultural Canopies’ to open at Courier/Mittman Gallery


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Queens Courier Staff

The borough’s diversity is being honored in a new photography exhibition coming to Bayside.

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Flushing woman shares story in new immigration documentary


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Photos courtesy of No Le Digas A Nadie Film

Since she was a young child, Angy Rivera has been told to keep quiet about many things in her life. But now she is sharing her story, hoping others can step out of the shadows.

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