5Pointz artists transform August Martin HS in Jamaica
THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Over a hundred 5Pointz artists volunteered their time this weekend to make the hallways of a high school in Jamaica shine once again. August Martin High School was filled with laughter and music on Saturday as 5Pointz curators Jonathan “Meres One” Cohen and Marie Cecile Flageul invited aerosol artists from near and far to cover […]

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5Pointz artists to transform hallways of August Martin HS in Jamaica
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The spirit of 5Pointz will be reborn this weekend, as over 150 artists from near and far are expected to come together to bring life to the hallways of one Jamaica high school. On Saturday and Sunday, a team of students of the nonprofit The Future Project Dream Team at August Martin High School called […]

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Petition started to prevent developers from trademarking ‘5Pointz’ name
THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Supporters are coming together in an online petition to stop developer G&M Realty from trademarking the name “5Pointz” and using it on its upcoming luxury apartment towers. Jerry Wolkoff, owner of the property on Jackson Avenue and Davis Street in Long Island City, and his company G&M Realty submitted an application early last year to have […]

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Queens basketball roundup
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Cardozo High School Judges begin title defense with two wins and big games from Walker The Judges lost four starters from last year’s title team, but one of the newcomers Cardozo coach Ron Naclerio is counting on came up big in the season opening 84-40 win at Edison on Dec. 2. Molloy transfer student Aaron […]

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Astoria’s The POP BAR to debut with July 4 bash, hot dog eating contest
THE COURIER/ Photos by Angy Altamirano

Follow @aaltamirano28 Something new is popping in Astoria. This Fourth of July, The POP BAR, located at 12-21 Astoria Blvd., is making its debut in the western Queens neighborhood during a grand opening “Backyard Bash,” including live music, cold drinks and a hot dog eating contest. Visitors to the establishment, owned by Astoria resident Jeremy […]

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