6 BOLD & BRIGHT
Style in Astoria
10 LIFE AFTER A PANDEMIC
14 LISTEN UP, QUEENS
22 TAX TIPS
Learn about tax refunds
22 JUNE IN LONG ISLAND CITY
A piece of Long Island City history
25 ART STRONG
LIC organization helps kids make
art at home
26 SPIRITED DISPLAY
Astoria apartment is “museum of
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,
we’ve continued to combine BORO with our sister
publication, LIC Courier, so that we can highlight
local businesses, artists, changemakers and more.
Missing your favorite restaurants? Read about how
they’re doing after months of closures (page 10). If
you’ve watched everything on Netflix, entertain
yourself with some podcasts hosted by Queens
residents (page 14). An organization based in Long
Island City is providing kids with at-home art kits to
inspire creativity (page 25).
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Wishing you a healthy and happy summer,
Katrina Medoff and Jenna Bagcal
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Katrina Medoff // ART DIRECTOR Mickhail Kurov
WRITERS Angélica Acevedo, Yelena Dzhanova, Allison Kridle, Katrina Medoff, Carlotta Mohamed, Bob Singleton
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Western Queens restaurants start
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