NY1′s Rocco Vertuccio sat down with Julian Lesser, editor and publisher of BORO Magazine, a new publication dedicated to celebrating Long Island City and Astoria…..read more>>>
An ambitious Astoria artist has traded in his paintbrush for a publisher’s pen to shine the spotlight on his up-and-coming neighborhood with a brand new magazine….read more>>>
Peter Valcarcel Blog
Thursday night, the fashionable, the talented and the successful met at the Boro Magazine Fundraising Party at The Foundry in Long Island City.….read more>>>
When I heard that someone was about to start a new magazine called BORO all about my neighborhood—the People’s Republic of Astoria—I was stoked. Then I learned that the man with the vision was none other than Julian Lesser, a popular painter with a very green spirit….read more>>>
Writing New York: Posts from the Boroughs and Beyond
Brooklyn pride shines forth on shirts and in songs, even with catchy phrases from the borough president on the city-limit signs, but no such in-your-face attitude is found in its neighbor to the north. One young entrepreneur, however, seeks to nurture similar feelings among the residents of his northwestern Queens neighborhood.
Julian Lesser, a 28-year-old publishing newcomer, wants to bolster neighborhood pride and independence by creating a magazine about art, culture, and entertainment … read more>>>