Posts Tagged ‘Corona’

What’s cooking in Corona

Friday, December 12th, 2008

A Healthy Taste of Corona is a new bilingual (English-Spanish) cookbook with more than 30 recipes from the neighborhood’s cultures. It’s a project of the Heart of Corona Initiative and focuses on nutritionally sound versions of traditional dishes, with photos and stories.

They’re having a book launch party, with tastings and cultural performances, from 3 to 5 pm Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. Free!

Dragon boats and more

Friday, August 1st, 2008

This weekend, August 2 and 3, is the 18th Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival at the Lake in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens. Races are from 9 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday, and entertainment includes an array of music and dance, including Mexican, Ecuadorian, Peruvian, and Irish performances, as well as Shaolin Kung Fu demonstrations and traditional Chinese crafts. The dumpling-eating contest is at noon Sunday. Free.