Author Archives: admin

Borough president announces appointments to community board

Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee today announced her appointments of individuals to serve on Queens’ 14 Community Boards this week. On May 31, the 339 appointees, 76 of which are first time members who have demonstrated a commitment to serving community needs, began their two-year terms, which will run until March 31, 2022. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 196 Comments

Pet food giveaway in Forest Park tomorrow

The Queens Pet Pantry is hosting a free pet food giveaway tomorrow, June 3, for community pet owners impacted by COVID-19. Food will be available at the George Seuffert, Sr. Bandshell Parking Lot in Forest Park starting at 10:30 a.m. until supplies last. RSVP by calling (212)-956-1299

Posted in Uncategorized | 182 Comments

Neir’s Tavern is looking for two bartenders

Historic Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven is hiring! The 190-year-old pub posted on its Facebook page that it’s seeking two part-time, experienced bartenders to join its team. The bar pays a prevailing wage for bartenders, plus tips. They will join a team including two cooks. If you’re interested, email loy@neirstavern.com or send a message on their … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Support Woodhaven’s restaurants during COVID-19 pandemic

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is deeply hurting small businesses, residents can still play a meaningful role in supporting local restaurants and food establishments. The Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) has released a helpful guide to Woodhaven restaurants that are open for business – for either takeout or delivery. So while you’re stuck inside quarantine, consider ordering … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 14 Comments

Sanders holds virtual community forum on COVID-19

Tomorrow, Senator James Sanders Jr. is a hosting a live, interactive, virtual town hall on Facebook at 12 p.m. The topic of conversation will be the novel coronavirus outbreak. Senator Sanders will be providing updates, as well as answering constituent questions and addressing their concerns. To access the live stream, visit facebook.com/jamesssandersjrNY Call (718)-523-3069 for more information.

Posted in Uncategorized | 269 Comments

“Who Killed Malcolm X?” episode screening this weekend

New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. will host a free screening of an episode of the new Netflix docuseries, “Who Killed Malcolm X?” this Saturday, March 14. The episode will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the show’s directors, Rachel Dretzin and Phil Bertelsen, as well as a key figure in the series, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Spring Forward 5 & 10 mile run on March 8, registration open

Queens Distance Runners and the Woodhaven BID are sponsoring are inviting residents to welcome Spring with five and ten mile runs through Forest Park on March 8. Starting from the Woodhaven Boulevard side, runners will pass by Victory Field Track, heading through the hills of Forest Park Drive. The course continues to Metropolitan Avenue, making … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 19 Comments

No-cost mammograms coming to Ozone Park

A mobile bus providing no-cost mammograms and clinical breast exams is coming to the neighborhood. Councilman Eric Ulrich is teaming up with the American-Italian Cancer Foundation to bring the bus to Ozone Park on Friday, March 6 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It has been more than a decade since Ulrich first brought the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 30 Comments

Comptroller to host Woodhaven stakeholders roundtable

Comptroller Scott Stringer is hosting a Woodhaven Roundtable tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Woodhaven Manor, located at 96-01 Jamaica Avenue. The event will be an opportunity for community members to voice their concerns and issues in the neighborhood. Community board members, local businesses and civic leaders have all been invited to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Free jazz concert at Neir’s Tavern this Saturday

In honor of Black History Month, the Newtown Historical Society is hosting a free jazz concert at Neir’s Tavern this Saturday, February 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. The event will feature the Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quartet. You can learn more about the quartet here. They’re expected to play original compositions, as well as classics … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment