Flushing native pens modern-day version of ‘Jane Eyre’


| kmedoff@queenscourier.com

Photo by Allana Taranto

When Patricia Park would misbehave as a child growing up in Flushing, her mother would say in broken English, “You act like orphan,” Park remembered. “I realized that her definition of orphan meant to act in a disgraceful way that shamed your family.”

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Michael Bolton, Billy Ocean to perform in Jamaica this June


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Kadellar/Wikimedia Commons

The Grammy Award-winning singer is taking the stage on June 28, along with Billy Ocean and a long lineup of other musicians, for the Groovin’ In The Park Concert being held at Roy Wilkins Park.

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Celebrated violinist rocks Astoria high schoolers with golden violin and his message


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Award-winning violinist Alexander Markov gave a free concert to students at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Wednesday as a part of his effort to spread classical music to youngsters.

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Lauryn Hill to perform at Louis Armstrong festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo via Greg Chow/Flickr Creative Commons

Grammy-winning and top-charting singer Lauryn Hill is scheduled to headline the second annual Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Saturday, June 20.

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Enjoy LIC Springs! and get Mother’s Day gifts at the LIC Flea


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Instagram/@licflea

As you make your way to the LIC Flea & Food this weekend to pick out something out for mom, make sure to get your groove on at the LIC Springs! block festival.

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Astoria veteran featured in documentary honoring Army cameramen


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Photo courtesy of Don Fedynak/ Gallery by Jim Saller, 221st Signal Company

For one Astoria veteran, the time has finally arrived when he, along with hundreds of other soldiers, will be recognized for putting their lives on the line to capture the Vietnam War behind the lenses of a camera.

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