Paul Simon referred to Corona in "Me and Julio Down By the Schoolyard": "Say goodbye to Rosie, the queen of Corona" (1972)
F. Scott Fitzgerald referenced Corona in The Great Gatsby. He referred to the Corona dumps as the "valley of ashes."
Corona was the setting for the 1970s TV show "All in the Family"
Louis Armstrong spent the last three decades of his life in Corona, Queens. You can visit the Louis Armstrong House museum at 34-56 107th St.