“Queens Love is a collaboration of people living in
Queens, here to show you the things we love (mostly
food).” –Queens Love
An inner lip “
tattoo. A fluffy creamy Napoleon. A neighborhood in transition. Cherry blossoms
in bloom. Street food in .
Entire lambs for sale at the meat market. Churro season. The sunset from the Queensboro Plaza subway platform. Noguchi’s famed sculptures. Little Corona . Little India . Nepal Chinatown.
These are just a few of the posts on the Queens Love blog that celebrate Queens’ beauty, diversity, and individuality.
|Raspado in the Summer on Roosevelt Avenue|
I have to admit. I visit the blog daily, sometimes multiple times, even if I’m one of the people responsible for creating content for the blog. It’s become a little obsession of mine and I cheer quietly to myself when I come across something awesome. I mentally bookmark places and restaurants I learn about through the blog. I pause and appreciate the simple things and beauty a picture can capture of a neighborhood and instance in
Through the blog, I’ve re-connected with my neighborhood, ever so
proud to be a part of such a project and the fact that I have chosen Queens to be my home. Queens is my borough and there is
so much to share and love about it.
As time progresses and the blog gains in visibility, I’ve noticed a little community being born out of it. The group of 12, once strangers, are now friends. We’ve expanded our team and thus expanded our territory. We’ve gotten a great response from the public through Twitter and the blog itself. Anyone can post their
experiences and thoughts on the blog. You just have to have some love for the
borough and a Tumblr account. Look forward to a Facebook page because it’s
coming soon to a computer near you.