#215. Annam Brahma Restaurant: A 50-Year Journey of Serenity and Bliss in Queens, New York

Step into the heart of Queens, New York, and discover the enchanting oasis of serenity and culinary delight that is Annam Brahma Restaurant. For five decades, this beloved establishment has been a cornerstone of the local community, captivating generations of diners with its timeless charm and exquisite vegetarian cuisine.

The name “Annam Brahma” was given by meditation teacher and peace advocate Sri Chinmoy who resided in Jamaica, Queens for over 40 years. With inspiration from Sri Chinmoy, the Grammy-award-winning musician Mahavishnu John McLaughlin opened Annam Brahma in 1971 and owned it until 1974. Annam Brahma is one of three Sri Chinmoy-inspired vegetarian food establishments in the New York area as well as a health food store.

To find out more about Sri Chinmoy, please visit the official website: www.srichinmoy.org

#122. The Start of the 3100 Mile Race (Queens, New York – June 17, 2018)

Welcome to the 22nd Annual Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race. Called ‘The Mount Everest of ultramarathons’ by The New York Times, this is the longest certified footrace in the world.

Athletes are able to test themselves in a format unlike any other ultra-marathon event. In order to meet their goal of 3100 miles in 52 days, they must log an average of 59.6 miles per day. The runners begin at 6 am and run for extended periods throughout the day, taking breaks as needed. If they want to, they can continue as late as 12 midnight when the course closes for the night.

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