As most of you may know Santa every year takes time out of his busy schedule to swing through the Beautiful streets of Forest Hills Gardens. Check out his approximate times and location’s after the bump….. Continue Reading ›
Much of Rego Park retains the character of a classic New York immigrant neighborhood. Imported goods from Russia and other countries line shelves at the NetCost Market on Queens Boulevard, and Uzbeki fare like chebureki, meat-filled turnovers, and shish kebab is on the menu at Cheburechnaya on 63rd Drive.
But in recent years, Rego Park has also drawn people from other parts of the metropolitan area looking for housing value. Continue Reading ›
Korean music and dance. African music and dance. Mexican music and dance. Chinese flower-themed music. Then, jazz, Baroque masters, a youth orchestra, protest songs, and Christmas and Chanukah ditties. There’s magic in the Queens air this week. Here’s the rundown. Continue Reading ›
This American dream is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee (aka its 100th anniversary).
In 1915, Emanuele Ronzoni, an immigrant from Italy who had worked at a macaroni plant in Manhattan, founded his own company and opened a production facility at 35th Street and Northern Boulevard in Long Island City. The specialty was Genoa-style, fancy-cut noodles. Continue Reading ›
Russian ballet, a historic house tour, craft markets, a Star Wars-themed road race, and an annual party with a lecture on Ronzoni. It’s definitely the holiday season in Queens! This week also features a cheese festival, a sci-fi expo with an actress from the original Star Trek, and an enchanting story in a labyrinth Continue Reading ›
Carolers, tree lightings and visits from the North Pole’s most famous resident will be part of the fun at holiday celebrations across the “World’s Borough” in the days ahead.
The festivities — scheduled to take place rain, snow or shine — include the following: Continue Reading ›