During the pandemic, an Open Street grew in the epicenter of the epicenter, giving space to community. Local Jackson Heights photographers set out to capture stories of their neighbors along the 34th Avenue Open Street, from skateboarding teens to hula hoopers, from dog parents to street vendors.
Stop by cafe Espresso 77 to see the Paseo Park Portraits exhibit between December 13th-Jan 18th, and on December 14th, join photographers and subjects at a gallery talk moderated by S. Mitra Kalita of Epicenter NYC.
Photos and stories captured by Kisha Bari, Bridget Bartolini, Patrick Chang and Dawn Siff.
The Paseo Park Portraits exhibit is made possible (in part) by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Espresso 77 is located at 35-57 77th Street near the corner of 37th Avenue. The closest train station is the 74th Street Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Avenue stop on the E, F, M, R and 7 trains.