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Offline ljr

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #135 on: September 26, 2018, 07:47:45 PM »
Wow, this should enflame the gentrification debate taking place on other threads!

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #136 on: September 27, 2018, 02:46:48 PM »
the back and forth over this whole debate begs the question. would the Queensboro, in its current state, with its current menu, even get a bit of notice if it opened on Smith Street or Columbus Avenue?

This is in no way a slap at the restaurant, its food, its service, its essence, all perfectly good. just wondering if the novelty of having a more typical "new American" style place is its main calling card here.

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #137 on: September 27, 2018, 02:53:05 PM »
is "new American" synonymous with gentrification? I think not. This is the U.S. of America after all.

does diversity exclude white America?

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« Reply #138 on: September 27, 2018, 05:30:43 PM »
"new American" is the descriptor used on Yelp, Google and every other restaurant rating guide. it's used for restaurants in Beverly Hills, Scarsdale and the Lower East Side.

i'm simply asking if the denizens of this board think the Queensboro would get as much notice if it opened in an area where it's not a unicorn of sorts.

again, not suggesting there's anything sub-standard about it. but if a new Thai place on the level of Ayada opened in Ditmas Park or Inwood, people would be doing backflips. here, people would say 'another Thai place, whoopee.'

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #139 on: September 27, 2018, 09:40:31 PM »
would the Queensboro, in its current state, with its current menu, even get a bit of notice if it opened on Smith Street or Columbus Avenue?

Yes  8)

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« Reply #140 on: September 27, 2018, 10:21:42 PM »
would the Queensboro, in its current state, with its current menu, even get a bit of notice if it opened on Smith Street or Columbus Avenue?

Yes  8)

 :)

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #141 on: September 28, 2018, 12:31:52 PM »
 ;)

Offline Dudley

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #142 on: October 10, 2018, 09:03:51 PM »
Hi gang, I wanted to throw out some updates on the music we're going to feature at The Queensboro over the next couple of weeks!



Tomorrow, Thursday the 11th at 8PM, The Evan Schwam Trio will be playing a couple of sets of funky grooves and soulful ballads.

Evan is a NYC-born saxophonist/multi-reedist who lives in Jackson Heights. He's performed and recorded with many musical giants and he leads groups all over the world when he's not teaching music. The members of the trio are all alumni of NEA Jazz Master Chico Hamilton's Euphoria Band.

Needless to say we're excited about this one!



Then next week, on Thursday the 18th at 8PM we're delighted to host the Goussy Célestin Jazz Trio!



An evening of Jazz standards, blues, with some Caribbean sensibilities. Laid back but with some spice! with Goussy Célestin- Keyboards/vocals, AJ VanSuetendael on upright bass, and Dan Aran on drums.



And finally, don't forget to remind all teachers to come our DoE Happy Hour on Fridays. We are offering discounted drinks to all Department of Education employees from 2:30PM to 7PM!

See you at the Q!

Offline Cookie0121

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #143 on: October 11, 2018, 05:23:30 PM »
Please include the Garden School teachers in that happy hour please.

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #144 on: October 11, 2018, 07:47:15 PM »
And McClancey HS teachers and St Joan of Arc and Rainbow pre-school and 82nd St Academics. Hell, all the teachers...

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #145 on: October 11, 2018, 10:02:47 PM »
We are offering discounted drinks to all Department of Education employees from 2:30PM to 7PM
That ought to make Detention a little more tolerable tomorrow!

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #146 on: October 11, 2018, 11:38:44 PM »

And finally, don't forget to remind all teachers to come our DoE Happy Hour on Fridays. We are offering discounted drinks to all Department of Education employees from 2:30PM to 7PM!

See you at the Q!

Excellent! I will pass this along to a few people.

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #147 on: October 12, 2018, 11:33:33 AM »
 :)

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Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #148 on: October 12, 2018, 04:19:05 PM »
Congrats on the excellent design.

Thanks!

Congratulations and good luck, guys! Great to see everybody enjoying the space!

Jim and Sarah
Urban Pioneering Architecture
http://www.urban-pioneering.com
(I guess it’s time to take this out of the “In Progress” section.)

Wow, urban pioneering is a really bad name - especially tone deaf in areas experiencing gentrification.

Jackson Heights Life

Re: The Queensboro!
« Reply #148 on: October 12, 2018, 04:19:05 PM »