Big Apple crowds take to Q

The second annual Q In The Community’s eight-hour lime in New York –– held again at St Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Brooklyn yesterday Sunday, before Labour Day –– was an organizer’s promise well kept, received and appreciated.

Q In The Community crowd in the yard of St Gabriel’s.
Q In The Community crowd in the yard of St Gabriel’s.

In expanded space, a mammoth crowd enjoyed a wide selection of Bajan food, danced to ballroom music, performed karaoke songs, and by 6 p.m. patrons –– including persons from Barbados, Maryland, Florida, and elsewhere –– were overflowing three rows deep into the road.

The affair beamed live to Barbados around 6 p.m. also featured personal breaking news coverage, as AJA and many patrons exchanged pictures on Facebook throughout.

AJA welcoming Opposition Leader Mia Mottley.
AJA welcoming Opposition Leader Mia Mottley.

Several officials and dignitaries attended the event, including Opposition Leader Mia Mottley, Barbados’ Ambassador to the United Nations Tony Marshall, Consul General at New York Dr Donna Hunte-Cox, Consul John Blackman, Barbados’ Tourism Authority’s Petra Roach, former Consuls General Lennox Price and Jessica Odle-Berill and Zoro Drayton of The Drayton’s Two.

Consul General Dr Donna Hunte-Cox and Q host Archillus Weekes.
Consul General Dr Donna Hunte-Cox and Q host Archillus Weekes.

The event organized by St Gabriel’s Church, AJA (and others), and produced by John Lucas, was hosted by Archillus Weekes.

One Response to Big Apple crowds take to Q

  1. Heather Cole
    Heather Cole September 8, 2015 at 9:24 am

    It was too crowded and too hot in that church. They should move it to Prospect Park next year.

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