Director of Public Relations, Marketing & Tourism
Rob has worked at QEDC since 2011. His responsibilities include writing press releases and brochures, placing stories in media outlets, providing information to the public and news agencies, organizing and promoting events such as Queens Taste and Restaurant Week, and spearheading the Queens Tourism Council–because “It’s in Queens!”
A Brooklyn native, Rob fell in love with the diversity, people, restaurants and attractions in Queens almost instantly after moving to Woodside in 1991. He has worked as an editor/reporter for the Times Newsweekly and an English teacher. He also lived in Honduras as a Peace Corps volunteer.
Rob speaks fluent Spanish and loves to meet people. Get in touch at email@example.com, follow #itsinqueens on Twitter, check out www.facebook.com/itsinqueens, or see pictures at https://instagram.com/itsinqueens/.
NewsFlash | Bell Blvd Food & Music Fest is on June 3
How about 30 restaurants for $25?
The Bell Blvd Food and Music Fest will take place in Bayside on Sunday, June 3, from 2 pm to 6 pm.
Participants will be able to stroll up Bell Boulevard between 38th and 43rd avenues and sample from eateries that specialize in American, Cajun, Chinese, French, Greek, Indian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Paraguayan, and Spanish cuisine. New dishes and traditional favorites will mix, and some of the establishments will offer a signature cocktail or a special beer.
The fest will include live music and activities such as salsa lessons, story time for the youngsters, volleyball, and a pop-up park.
Here are the participating eateries: Aperitif Bistro, Avli Kafe, Avli Little Greek Taverna, Bayside Dumpling, Bourbon Street, ChiMac, Crown Room, Donovan’s, Dorawa, Fiamma 41, Fishscale, Hatfields, Krave It, Kung Fu Tea, Local Bar and Grill, Maria’s Mediterranean, Masala Box, Monahan & Fitzgerald, Nippon Cha, OSP, Papazzio, Pizzeria Uno, Pour House, Press 195, Red Mango, Sabor Guarani, Sangarita’s, Taverna Kyclades, Uncle Jack’s Steakhouse, VIPizza, and New Golden Wine & Liquor.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children under 12 years old. To purchase tickets, click here or go in person to Avli Kafe or Bell Bay Florist. Same day tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children under 12 years old.
QUEENS BUSINESS EXPO 2018
Henry’s Carrot Cake
Henry’s Carrot Cakes the all natural, no preservatives, organic cakes has been tantalizing people for many years.The cakes were conceived for the sole purpose of self-indulgence and validation. Henry’s Carrot Cakes were created to complement and enhance one’s own flavorful individuality in cosmic waves.
Sizes are from 4oz’s to 2lbs
Other sizes can be discreetly ordered.
Over 25 Flavors (and growing)
Apple sauce Carrot Cake
Whole Wheat Low Brown Sugar Carrot Cake
Regular Carrot Cake
Chocolate Carrot Cake
Chocalate Chip Carrot Cake
Cherry Carrot Cake
Coconut Carrot Cake
Banana Carrot Cake
25% of proceeds will be donated to Men Against Rage and Suffering (M.A.R.S) and the Venus Initiative.