State lawmakers have strengthened a renewed push to make Lunar New Year an official school holiday, garnering support from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The City Council plans to introduce two resolutions, calling for schools to close and metered parking to be suspended.
Police announced on Tuesday, December 17 the results of a pedestrian safety enforcement conducted citywide last week focusing on areas with high concentrations of pedestrians and holiday shopping locations.
Though one Whitestone family recently won a national reality show for their home’s Christmas light display, they are not the only ones in the borough with impressive holiday decorations.
A traditional activity during this time is movie-going, for you may relax and immerse yourself in a world of candy canes and mistletoe. Now a days, however, options are much more limited than expected. The presence of Christmas films has declined dramatically, due to the demand for realism in film by the older movie viewers and the demand for horror films by the younger demographic.
Our four-legged friends are coming to LIC Flea & Food for an early Halloween. With just two weeks before the spooktacular holiday, LIC Flea is hosting a pet costume contest this weekend. On Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20 visitors will be able to bring their four-legged furry friends to participate in the first [...]
The front door is often the focal point of a house and the welcoming committee to guests as they enter your home. And as the attention-seeking centerpiece, it should always be looking its best. A great addition to any door is a beautiful wreath – either decorative or seasonal – to greet your guests and [...]
In observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection or street cleaning on Monday, May 28. Those who normally receive garbage pickup on Mondays should place their trash curbside after 5 p.m., the Sanitation Department said. Residents who usually have recycling collection on Monday will have it picked up on Monday, [...]
The night before Thanksgiving, North Shore Towers started to show its holiday cheer with a tree lighting event sponsored by Greenthal Property Sales. In addition to lighting the outdoor lights, residents enjoyed refreshments and took part in some holiday karaoke. To view more photos, see the North Shore Towers Courier’s December issue.
Flushing Town Hall will be hosting a holiday card making workshop on Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. The workshop will take place in the Louis Armstrong Collage Exhibition, located within the hall, at 137-35 Northern Boulevard. Materials will be provided during the workshop, and participants may feel free to bring a flat memento to [...]