Tag: Queens

FNY 20th Anniversary Presentation At Q.E.D. Astoria

FNY 20th Anniversary Presentation At Q.E.D. Astoria

Take a trip back in time with Forgotten New York — I’ll present images from the early years of the website that has been cited in columns by the New York Times’ David Dunlap and the late, great Christopher Gray and and by the New York Sun‘s Francis Morrone. It has twice been named to the Village Voice’s Best of NYC list, and won the first annual Outstanding Website award from the Guides Association of New York City!

Forgotten Tour #147: Kissena Park And Flushing Cemeteries

Forgotten Tour #147: Kissena Park And Flushing Cemeteries

Take a look at two mid-borough Queens cemeteries, St. Mary’s and Flushing Cemeteries, which feature a number of prominent interments including Louis Armstrong; first African-American fighter pilot, Eugene Bullard; French World War I veterans; mid-1800s Irish immigrants. We will also visit Kissena Park, its lake, Queens’ only velodrome, and a “hidden” cemetery that was buried under a public park for decades.