Q Guide

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013


From zipper factory to Academy Awards


From zipper factory to Academy Awards

When Lilia Skala arrived in Sunnyside, Queens in 1939 she spoke not one word of English, but a little more than two decades later she would star alongside Sidney Poitier in “Lilies of the Field” and receive an Academy Award nomination for her performance. Comment

Monday, Oct. 21, 2013

Always on the lookout for a new cuisine to sample, I was intrigued when a friend with connections to South America raved over El Chivito D’Oro, a restaurant which he described as a Uruguayan steak house. Comments (1)

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

After work Monday, Flatbush resident Ten Sodeinde opted to take the long way home from Manhattan so he could make an artistic pilgrimage to Woodside. Comments (2)

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Although at its core the nature of Banksy’s work is temporary, he probably hoped his Queens piece would last more than a day before being vandalized. Comments (3)


Do you know an immigrant in Queens who has made an impact on the community? Nominate a person who has made a difference for the 2018 Queens Ambassador Awards.

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