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All Nations Baptist Church gets pantry funding

The food pantry at a Woodhaven church is getting a much-needed boost. Councilman Bob Holden’s office announced that All Nations Baptist of Church is one of 10 recipients of funding to stock their food pantries. In total, $95,595 was allocated to the 10 sites. The funding was much appreciated by David Tinsley, food pantry supervisor … Continue reading

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Formativas Barcelona SC – NYC Football Academy Hosting August Try Outs

Do you have kids longing to be the next big soccer superstar? NYC’s Formativas Barcelona SC Football Academy will be holding try outs for children ages 8 to 15 who want to join their program for children. August try outs will be held on Tuesday, August 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for boys and … Continue reading

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La Oficina Grill & Bar opens in Woodhaven

Joining the many delicious restaurants in Woodhaven, latin restaurant La Oficina Grill & Bar opened last week on Jamaica Ave. Cecilio Albayero, the owner, has been in the restaurant business for over 20 years, as La Oficina is his 15th restaurant. With a contemporary menu, some of the best dishes offered are the arepas and … Continue reading

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Join the Party at Neir’s Tavern for Bingo, Karaoke and more this week

Woodhaven watering hole Neir’s Tavern, considered one of the oldest bars in all five boroughs, has a fun-filled week ahead with Trivia Night, Bingo and You’re The Star Karaoke by DJ Chris Forde. Freebies, prizes and deals are sure to make your night at Neir’s Tavern well worth it! Admission is free to all of … Continue reading

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“Small, Medium, Large” Exhibition to Open in Forest Park

Brooklyn artist Daniele Frazier is bringing her work to Forest Park for the “Small, Medium, Large” exhibition. The work includes scale models, works on paper, paintings and sculptures related to “The Giant Flowers and Ecology Sampler”, her public artworks installed over the past three years at Highland Park. Frazier’s work explores the relationship between scale … Continue reading

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Free seminar on the Child Victims Act on 7/30

Assemblyman David I. Weprin and the Zero Abuse Project are hosting a free seminar entitled “Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: What New York’s Child Victims Act Means for Queens” on Tuesday July 30 at 3:30 p.m. The seminar will inform community members about the changes to the statute of limitations requirements for child sexual abuse in … Continue reading

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Shine Box Comedy Celebrating Three Year Anniversary at Neir’s Tavern TONIGHT!

If you’re looking for laughs in Woodhaven tonight, check out Shine Box Comedy at Neir’s Tavern TONIGHT from 8 to 10 p.m. The oldest bar in NYC does request you to confirm your attendance by calling 718-296-0600. The weekly show is celebrating their three year anniversary with an all-star lineup. This month participating comedians include … Continue reading

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Roadway Resurfacing Schedule

The following streets will be undergoing milling and paving. Plan your commute accordingly. Tuesday, July 23 Woodhaven – Forest Ave (Metropolitan Ave to Myrtle Ave) – Night Wednesday, July 24 Woodhaven – Forest Ave (Metropolitan Ave to Myrtle Ave) – Night Thursday, July 25 Woodhaven – Forest Ave (Metropolitan Ave to Myrtle Ave) – Night

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Hunt for Wineberries and more along the QueensWay

Join Steve Brill, known as “Wildman”, as he forages along the QueensWay and Forest Park for wineberries and other unique fruits this Saturday, July 27. The event is in partnership with Friends of Queensway. The abandoned railroad line, a popular backdrop for Instagram selfies tagged at Forest Park, is filled with so many things to … Continue reading

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Catch Milagro: The Spirit of Santana in Woodhaven

Relive the sounds of Woodstock with a Santana tribute! Stop by the George Seuffert Bandshell in Forest Park tomorrow night (Thursday, July 18) and listen to Milagro perform the Spirit of Santana. What’s your favorite Santana song? They might perform it! The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m. Bring your family … Continue reading

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