Category: Published Articles

People of Borough: Valeen Bhat

Valeen Bhat  Originally Written for Queen Ledger Valeen Bhat realized her childhood dreams of becoming an art teacher after starting Private Picassos seven years ago. Bhat was raised on a sheep farm in New Jersey by her parents, who were both artists. She ventured to New York at the age

A Parade to Remeber our Fallen Veterans

Originally Written For the Queens Ledger  Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade Hundreds gathered on Metropolitan Avenue to watch the annual Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade on Sunday. Bands, Boy and Girl scouts, and local residents marched with veterans and elected officials through the heart of Forest Hills. The Memorial Day

A Garden Grows in Long Island City

Originally Written for BQE Media  The ribbon was cut on the expansion of the Long Island City Roots community garden last week.In April 2002, the first tree in the garden was planted in memory of Firefighter Michael Brennan and others who lost their lives on 9/11. The garden eventually lost

New NYC Soccer Franchise has High-Profile Owners

Originally Written For the Queens Ledger  New York City Football Club, the 20th Major League Soccer franchise, has been bought by a partnership between Manchester City Football Club and the New York Yankees, MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced Tuesday.As part of the announcement, Garber said the team will play its

People Of The Borough: Willis Elkin

Originally Written For the Queens Ledger  Willis Elkins, a Texas native, is a founding member of the North Brooklyn Boat Club in Greenpoint. Today, he currently volunteers at the club as a canoe leader and instructor to provide members access to the Greenpoint and Williamsburg waterways. His curiosity for the

Trend Tuesday: ‘Tis the Season to Accessorize

Originally Written For Scottsdale Living  As cold weather comes in, new trends in jewelry do as well. Big gems and rings are making their way into this fall’s forecast. Local boutiques can contest that these are their customers’ season favorites and employees’ favorites as well. Event coordinator for Kendra Scott of

New Botox Alternatives

Originally Written For Scottsdale Living It is no secret that skin loses elasticity, as we get older. This causes skin on the face and body to get loose, which can give people an older appearance. Luckily we no longer have to turn to the classic face-lift. Body Beautiful Day & Med

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