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75 YEARS LATER, THE DEADLY BOMBING THAT ROCKED THE NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR IS STILL UNSOLVED

This from Atlas Obscura.

This is a bombing I never heard about.

The World’s Fair of 1939-1940 was conceived as a way to pull New York out of the doldrums of the Great Depression. 2,574 more words

Group Exhibit at the Queens Museum, NYC

This painting will be on exhibit at the Queens Museum in NYC as part of the pop-up group exhibit, A Diamond Called Outsider Art.  This weekend only, July 17-19th, curated by… 23 more words

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PDF Library: Brochure for "After Midnight" at the Queens Museum

Download LInk: After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India 1947/1997

Today’s addition to the PDF Library is a smaller document than we normally have. It is the brochure accompanying “After Midnight,” the current show about art made in India in the 50 years following that country’s independence. 64 more words

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Stringer Wrings $1 Million From City Contractor for Underpaid Immigrant Workers

Comptroller Scott Stringer today handed out checks totaling more than $900,000 to 33 mostly Guyanese immigrant workers—the proceeds of a nearly $1 million settlement with a construction firm that worked on 12 city projects and failed to pay prevailing wage. 385 more words

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BoroughPalooza: Queens Museums!

If April showers bring May flowers, where is the best place to find shelter from the rain? A museum, of course!  While most would argue that Manhattan is home to some of the greatest museums in the world, I suggest checking out these famous art houses in Queens.  265 more words

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Panorama Challenge VIII

Last Friday night (a week ago – March 6), we had one of our coolest New York City experiences ever: the 8th Annual Panorama Challenge… 552 more words

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Volta Art Fair's Island Views

While most New Yorkers would welcome a getaway to the islands right now, seven artists from the Caribbean—or at least their artworks— are heading to the snowy city this week to the… 576 more words