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This week in Woodhaven…

Spring is here! Neighborhood staples like Woodhaven Library are kicking off the season with an Adult Sprint Craft on Monday night while Neir’s Tavern and Pop’s Cocina continue to keep the fun going with events like Trivia Tuesdays and Salsa Night Saturdays. Here is some of the best of what’s happening in Woodhaven this week: … Continue reading

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Pop’s Cocina & Bar keeps the party going in Woodhaven

Pop’s Cocina & Bar is a Woodhaven staple serving Latin-inspired dished like their ribeye with a chimichurri sauce and seafood mofongo. But the casual Latin restaurant serves more than just delicious food and drinks. Each week, events like Ladies Night with Enniel Ventura connect locals with local musicians through performances, most of which are free. … Continue reading

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This week in Woodhaven…

From early morning prayers to various workshops, there are many reasons to get out into Woodhaven this week and embrace the Spring weather. Monday 4/8: S.T.E.A.M! Into The Spiderverse! at Woodhaven Library from 4 to 5 p.m. Yoga Classes at Woodhaven Library from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday 4/9 Toddler Learning Center at Woodhaven Library … Continue reading

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Schmidts Candy, a Woodhaven staple since 1925, is ready for Easter

Since 1925, Schmidts Candy has operated their family-run candy shop on Jamaica Avenue with handcrafted chocolates, hard candies and everything in between. Started by “Grandpa Schmidt”, the business has remained in the family through decades and is currently ran by Margie Schmidt, who has operated the business for 34 years. Although various family members have … Continue reading

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This week in Woodhaven…

Check out these ways to get out of your apartment and into your neighborhood! If you know of something happening in Woodhaven that is not included, let us know! Monday 3/18: Yoga Classes at Woodhaven Library from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday 3/19: DECE March Readiness Workshop at NYC Department of Education from 8:30 to … Continue reading

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This week in Woodhaven…

From trivia to CPR and first-aid workshops, there is something for everyone to get involved in this week. Do you know of an event happening in Woodhaven that’s not included? Let us know! Monday 3/11: Sensory Storytime at Woodhaven Library from 1:15 to 2 p.m. Picture Book Time at Woodhaven Library from 4 to 5 … Continue reading

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Woodhaven’s Neir’s Tavern remains a local gem, 180 years later

Nestled on the corner of 78th St. in Woodhaven is Neir’s Tavern, a bar that has a rich history spanning over 180 years. They pride themselves as “the most famous bar you have never heard of”, but we bet you have heard of the many films shot on location. As Neir’s Tavern starts to prepare … Continue reading

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Woodhaven Weekend Happenings (3/1-3/3)

Embrace the snow of early March by attending these events in Woodhaven: Friday 3/1: 4 – 5 p.m. – Game Day for all ages to play board games together, Woodhaven Library, 85-41 Forest Pkwy. 8 p.m. – Jay Valera Live, Pop’s Cocina & Bar, 8522 Jamaica Ave. Saturday 3/2: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – … Continue reading

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Memorial Mass for Det. Simonsen to be held Saturday

The Ozone Park Residents Block Association announced a memorial mass for the NYPD Detective that was killed following an attempted robbery in Richmond Hill a few weeks ago. The Most Reverend James Massa, of the Brooklyn Diocese, will preside over the memorial mass for Det. Brian Simonsen, on Saturday March 2, at 11 a.m. at … Continue reading

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Woodhaven Weekend Happenings (2/15-2/17)

If you are staying local this weekend, here are some events happening in Woodhaven to get you up and out of the house: Friday 2/15: 8 p.m. – Jay Valera Live, Pop’s Cocina & Bar, 8522 Jamaica Ave. 8:30-10 p.m. – Mid-Winter Ghost Hunting Adventure, Neir’s Tavern, 87-48 78th St. Saturday 2/16: 12 p.m. – Woodhaven … Continue reading

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