This month, Macy’s shoppers can spend some green to keep Queens green. Two parks in the borough — Cunningham and Queens Botanical Garden — have been selected for the major department store’s “Heart Your Park” fundraising initiative that raises money for upkeep and improvement projects.
Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.
This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga instruction and tennis lessons at four Queens parks. The activities, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 23 and will take place twice a week at each park through November 1. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 81. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%.Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 70. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: ”Kinky Boots” at Cunningham Park Take advantage of [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 95. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%. Thursday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 82F with a [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 84. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Thursday Night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 72. Winds from the WNW at 5 [...]
The presents have been opened, the stockings unstuffed and the time is coming to take down the decorations and dispose of your Christmas tree. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, the Department of Sanitation will collect the Christmas trees that have been placed curbside. All trees should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands. The program [...]
This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga, tennis and fitness walking classes in parks across the five boroughs. The classes, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 24 and last for seven weeks. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions are one hour long [...]
Part of the idea, organizers said, was to show how the developmentally disabled people of Independence Residences, Inc. (IRI) are really capable of many things. More than 300 people came out for the 4th Annual IRI Walkabout and Picnic at Cunningham Park on Saturday, July 28, to walk, eat and show their support. “It’s a [...]
After the presents have been unwrapped, the stockings unstuffed and the new year has passed, comes the time to take down the decorations and discard the Christmas tree. Beginning Tuesday, January 3, the Department of Sanitation will collect the curbside Christmas trees that should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands. The program will [...]