One Ridgewood corner has been a bottomless well of prostitution-related arrests for three decades now
Photos: Katarina Hybenova/QNS

An old Toyota almost goes unnoticed as it pulls over at the corner of Starr Street and Cypress Avenue at the Ridgewood/Bushwick border. Neon light from a nearby Chinese restaurant illuminates the sidewalks, painting the late night street bright yellow. A couple of patrons from a nearby quirky bar are smoking and talking on the […]

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Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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Film studio in NYC located in Long Island City attracts A-listers and high-end brands alike
Photos courtesy of GUM Studios

At age 29, Carrie White sold her home in Atlanta, Georgia, and moved to Brooklyn with no job to live in a “tiny bedroom with no closet.” Now, 11 years later, White is the founder of GUM Studios, a film studio in Long Island City which she says is the only woman-owned film studio in the New […]

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PHOTOS: Community leaders honored at Kings of Long Island
Photo by Corazon Aguirre/Gallery photos by SB News

The biggest names in business, philanthropy and politics on Long Island gathered at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck to network and receive awards as part of the annual Kings of Long Island event. All of the 34 honorees are experts in their fields and leaders in their communities. The event recognized the kings’ accomplishments and allowed them to […]

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