Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Rockaway Beach

Film stars pioneers of Rockaway surfing community

Just hop on the Far Rockaway-bound A train and you’ll find Rockaway Beach. The mystery of this faraway stop inspired Brooklynite writer-director Kryssa Schemmerling, a New York University filmmaking teacher and mom, to shoot a documentary about the little-known surfing community there. Comments (1).

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Astoria

Queens’ Celebrity Builder

Queens native Stephen Fanuka has built a reputation as the “contractor-to-the-stars,” crafting tony digs for a celebrity clientele that boast names like Beyonce, Lindsay Lohan and Astoria’s own Tony Bennett. Comments (1).

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