July, 2010


From the Footlights: Queens subway conductor eats his way to fame

When he is not eating 30 Nathan’s hot dogs in 12 minutes or 120 chicken wings, Eric “Badlands” Booker insists he likes to eat slowly and savor his food. Comment

April, 2010


Dancers converge on LIC for fourth Blooms festival

The upcoming Green Space Blooms festival, now in its fourth year, is currently the only modern dance festival held in Queens. “That is something special right there. It’s for the community at large,” said Valerie Green, artistic director of Dance Entropy, the company that produces the festival each year. The festival will be running weekends April 9-18 in Long Island City. Comment

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