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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LIC woman co-creates web series on living in New York City apartments


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Photos courtesy of "Common Charges"

One new web series is opening the doors to what it is like to be a tenant in a New York City apartment building.

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First Queens Art Intervention Day to offer interactive projects throughout borough


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Photos by RPGA Studios

The nonprofit studio Rego Park Green Alliance, which uses creative methods to address community issues, will host the first Queens Art Intervention Day on Sept. 27 throughout the borough from Long Island City to the Rockaways.

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