SCENE + HEARD: Discover Back to the Future By Staff Tuesday, June 12, 2018 2:52 PM It's always exciting to look to the future but, sometimes we need to look back first. The year is 1964, I'm a five-year old at the World’s Fair in Flushing, Queens and the future is all around me. My memories of the Fair are vivid because it was like nothing I, or anyone else, had ever seen or experienced before. My 11-year old brother “driving” the car on the Ford's Magic Skyway past scenes featuring dinosaurs, cavemen and a futuristic cityscape. General Electric’s Progressland where we were seated in a revolving auditorium called the Carousel of Progress watching an audio-animatronic presentation of the progress of electricity in the home. Fast forward to 2020. What will be trending then and in the years to come. Read More.