“Artistically Challenged,” the first “TV series” written, directed, shot and formatted specifically for Instagram, launched on July 1, with seven episodes. Rego Park resident Aleks Arcabascio, and co-producers and co-writers Samuel Delmara and Jeremy Boros, are releasing an episode each day until the end of the month, when all 32 videos will be available on the photo sharing app.
Lauren Cornea has been a Young Democrat with the Clinton Club of Northeast Queens, which serves the neighborhoods of Auburndale, Bay Terrace, Bayside, Douglaston, Flushing, Little Neck, and Whitestone, since 2010.
The United States Postal Service intends to consolidate up to 82 facilities, including its Queens’ center on 20th Avenue, beginning January 2015 to continue its plan to cut losses. The initiative is projected to save the cash-strapped delivery service more than $3.5 billion in the next five years, according to the USPS, but politicians and union representatives are against downsizing the Queens facilities.
More than 1,200 bicyclists from around the city participated in the 7th Annual Tour de Queens, a 20-mile ride that travels through several neighborhoods in the borough.
Eddie Woychowski’s daily requirements include breathing, eating, sleeping and skateboarding.
Star of Queens: Charles Silverstein, captain-commanding officer, Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service
Charles Silverstein is the captain-commanding officer with the Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service.
Recently one rogue Instagram account called StLukeIdiots started posting pictures on the social media service of students from the Catholic school, using vulgar descriptions and wishing for some kids’ deaths.
Radik “Ray” Khaimov’s new Utopia Barbershop is designed to cut hair for children with special needs, with a mini toy store design that features posters to cartoon characters, an airplane barber chair and video game consoles.
A retired FDNY chief and Whitestone resident has been tapped to lead the city’s fire department
More than 300 students entered the Welcome to Whitestone Civic’s Bronx-Whitestone Bridge drawing contest to honor the 75th anniversary of the bridge.