holiday

PHOTOS: Queens homes light up for the holidays
PHOTOS: Queens homes light up for the holidays
News Queens Courier Staff 12/17/2013 at 12:37PM

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.

Number of Christmas movies drops in recent years
Number of Christmas movies drops in recent years
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 12/15/2013 at 11:12AM

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.

Celebrate Halloween with your pet at LIC Flea
Celebrate Halloween with your pet at LIC Flea
LIC Flea Queens Courier Staff 10/17/2013 at 12:56PM

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 [...]

Create a warm and stylish holiday wreath to welcome guests
Create a warm and stylish holiday wreath to welcome guests
News Brandpoint 12/09/2012 at 8:16AM

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 [...]

No garbage, recycling collection on Memorial Day
News Billy Rennison 5/25/2012 at 3:00PM

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, [...]

Tower trees lit to kick off holiday season
Tower trees lit to kick off holiday season
North Shore Towers Queens Courier Photographers 12/09/2011 at 4:46PM

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.

Holiday Card Making Workshop at Flushing Town Hall
News Queens Courier Staff 12/07/2011 at 11:24AM

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 [...]