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New York City has always been home to the world’s greatest drag queens (suck it, Provincetown), and over the last few years a thrilling new breed of queen has emerged out of the primordial ooze of the North Brooklyn arts scene. These ground-breaking performers aren’t your mom’s queens (not that there’s anything wrong with your mom’s queens, of course), and they’re as likely to sport back hair and Converse high-tops as they are sickening wigs and sky-high heels. The brightest stars of the scene come together every year at Bushwig, a two-day party packed with music, dancing and (of course) outrageous drag. This year, the fest officially outgrew its original home of Secret Project Robot, so it’s moved north to Ridgewood, perhaps cementing the Queens hood’s status as NYC’s coolest zip code.