Queens County, New York, was named for 17th century Portuguese princess, Catherine of Braganza, who became Queen of England from 1662 - 1685 as the wife of King Charles II. There is, in fact, a princess presently affiliated with the Executive Office Center at Fresh Meadows, but we accord no special privileges to blue bloods.
|James, pick me up at precisely 3:00 p.m. I've reserved the conference room for two hours, and Mary hates when we run over our time - even if we are followed by commoners.|
By Jack Blumner
Illustrated by Michael Malbrough