Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Introducing "The Q Note"

From NY1:

Writer and publisher Alia Akkam created the website (The Q Note)to help promote the borough she says doesn't get the respect and buzz others do. Akkam's website shows there's lots to love in Queens, she features choice places to shop, eat and hang out, even places to relax and real estate deals in the borough.

As the word spreads on the internet, the borough could soon be a destination; New Yorkers now learning Queens is king.


georgetheatheist said...

Fress, fress, fress.
Belch, belch, belch.
Doo-doo, doo-doo, doo-doo.

Pass me the shag or the flokati. It doesn't matter. Let me have another chomp at that carpet.

Yum-yum. Ahhh, now I'm better.

Senior Angry said...

We REALLY don't need a website to tell the hipsters to come to queens. Let them stay in Bberg like the mindless morons they are.

amyzeats said...

There's nothing really very hipster-centric about The Q-Note. I was born in Queens and lived there again as an adult. I don't now, but I really like getting the Q Note updates -- what I love about it is it shows me stuff that I didn't know about, new and old. I mean, what's wrong with that? Why not give people reason to love their own borough (and keep their cash there)? With all due respect, it's possible you're missing the point and having a bit of a knee-jerk reaction to this. Akkam is certainly not limiting herself to the "trendy" sections of the borough -- the coverage so far has been far and wide. It's about Queens pride for Queens residents. If that makes other people sit up and say, hey, Queens is pretty great, I don't see anything wrong with that. Why should Brooklyn get all the love?? I think Akkam is doing a pretty fantastic job and I hope she continues. Show her some love!