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Queens RockFest is coming back to Woodhaven

For the second year in a row, Queens RockFest will take over Forest Park with live bands and fun for everyone! This year, eight bands will perform in addition to food trucks and giveaways. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Forest Park Bandshell and … Continue reading

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“Our Autism Lifestyle” Monthly Meeting to be held at Woodhaven Library

Once a month, “Our Autism Lifestyle”, a parent support network for those who care for loved ones with autism, holds a meeting to share information and support for those families, parents and caregivers in the community. May’s meeting will be moderated by Cheryl Ocampo, MS who is an Autism Training Specialist, ABA Therapist and Parent … Continue reading

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Woodhaven Weekend Happenings (5/10-5/12)

If you plan on staying local for Mother’s Day Weekend, here are some happenings around Woodhaven that you can get into: Friday 5/10: Mother’s Day Event hosted by Woodhaven BID starting at 1 p.m. at Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Citizens Center located at 89-02 91st St. Live music, refreshments and surprises! Samuel Gonzalez from 10 p.m. … Continue reading

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Where to eat in Woodhaven

From New York’s oldest bar to cuisines from around the world, we rounded up some of the most popular eateries in Woodhaven. Mistura Peruana – Peruvian / Seafood – 8423 Jamaica Ave. – A local eatery that’s been serving traditional Peruvian dishes since 2011. Popular dishes include Lomo Saltado, a traditional dish of sauteed steak … Continue reading

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Here’s what’s happening at Woodhaven Library this week

The Woodhaven branch of Queens Library has events scheduled all week for everyone, it doesn’t matter what age! From an open mic for kids aged 8 and up to game days intended for the entire family, you are sure to find an excuse to take a trip to your neighborhood’s library. Here’s what’s happening: 4/29: … Continue reading

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Community Board 9 encourages residents to show up to Public Hearing on the Proposed Kew Gardens jail

Calling all residents who are passionate about what opens in your community! Community Board 9, which covers Woodhaven, Kew Gardens, Ozone Park and Richmond Hill, is hosting the public hearing at Borough Hall this Wednesday at 7 p.m. The hearing will include a presentation from the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, Department of Corrections and … Continue reading

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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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