Category: culture

Third annual Sunny Pride sees record turnout as Sunnyside celebrates Pride Month

Jun. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 19, 2024 By Angelica Vivas Over 1,000 New Yorkers dressed in colorful attire and holding rainbow flags gathered under the 7-train viaduct on Friday, June 14, to celebrate Pride Month in Sunnyside.  The Sunnyside Shines BID organized the event for the third consecutive year, with Executive Director Dirk… Read more »

Dozens attend Key to the City immigrant event in Jackson Heights

June 13, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of immigrants attended a Key to the City event providing information about the community services and immigration law at Queens Public Library (QPL) Langston Hughes in Jackson Heights on Friday, June 7. The event, organized by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), connected members of New… Read more »

Sunnyside gets ready to rainbow up for the third annual SunnyPride

Jun. 4, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 4, 2024 By Queens Post News Team The third annual SunnyPride celebration is here to paint the town rainbow on Friday, June 14. The free event, which will start at 6 p.m., is a vibrant showcase of Western Queens’ LGBTQ+ community and is expected to draw over 1,000… Read more »

Photos: Queens Pride Parade celebrated in Jackson Heights

June 3, 2024 By Ethan Marshall In celebration of the beginning of Pride month, Jackson Heights hosted its 32nd annual Queens Pride parade Sunday. Thousands gathered to celebrate this parade. Founded in 1993 by Daniel Dromm and Maritza Martinez, this parade is the second-oldest and biggest in all of New York City. It highlights the… Read more »