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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Free outdoor concerts featuring music, dance and poetry are taking over Queens parks
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SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, is coming to three Queens parks this summer to provide residents with free music, poetry and fun for kids. The first concert will take place on June 26 at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. R&B singer Ginuwine, a multi-platinum artist who became popular in the late ’90s and […]

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Suffolk County National Bank appoints Melissa E. Green as vice president, commercial relationship manager
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Suffolk County National Bank (SCNB) has announced the appointment of Melissa E. Green to the official position of vice president, commercial relationship manager working out of the bank’s commercial lending office in Long Island City. Green has spent the last 35 years in middle market real estate and commercial lending for both national and regional […]

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Learn about Queens underground railroad at a lecture on Monday
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Did you know that an underground railroad once ran underneath New York City and Bowne House in Flushing was one of its stops? On Monday April 4, you can learn about the history, mystery and controversy of a truly American phenomenon that played out in the borough for decades. Historian Richard Hourahan will give a lecture on […]

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A Queens film festival explores inspiring themes about people with disabilities
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Don’t expect any Hollywood endings, but these movies will inspire. The New York ReelAbilities Film Festival comes to Queens this weekend with a dozen of movies about individuals with disabilities. The screenings will be held in three neighborhoods: Astoria, Flushing and Forest Hills. The festival begins on Saturday, March 12, at 2:30 p.m. with a locally […]

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