Locals were all thumbs at the first-ever Ridgewood Thumb Wrestling Competition held at Julia’s Beer and Wine Bar. Five brave competitors squared off in mini plastic rings in a fight for glory, honor, local pride and a free growler fill courtesy of Finback Brewery in Glendale.
As part of National Police Week, the 104th Precinct held a special candlelight vigil on Wednesday night at the precinct’s Ridgewood stationhouse, with residents showing support and appreciation for officers and law enforcement.
The streets of Ridgewood played host to the first annual Ridgewood Hair and Hound, part bar crawl and part scavenger hunt, on Saturday as part of Queens Beer Week, the nine-day celebration of local beer and breweries that runs through this Sunday.
Many of the Nepalese residents in Ridgewood joined together Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to show their support for the victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit their home country last weekend.
Residents, community leaders and local activists revisited various issues and concerns affecting Ridgewood during the Ridgewood Tenants and Neighborhood Association’s (RTNA) public forum, “Ridgewood: Your Voices, Your Issues,” on Monday at the Ridgewood Library.