The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition is back at Socrates Sculpture Park and, as usual, the 15 artists featured created pieces that are weird, thought-provoking and even a little controversial.
The EAF is all about providing lesser-known artists with a platform to share their work and to build upon the park’s goal to present socially aware and inspiring art in a public realm.
Members of Frack Action spoke out against the process of natural gas drilling called hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking, at the Department of Environmental Conservation’s hearing regarding the management of state forests on Thursday.
A $161-million project is underway that will yield the largest cargo development in the 54-year history of John F. Kennedy International Airport and is expected to bring in more than 2,000 local construction jobs.
Hoping to increase trade between Southeast Queens and the African continent, Congressman Gregory Meeks and a number of prominent local businessmen left last Saturday on a trade mission to Ghana.