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.
The LIC Flea & Food Holiday Market kicked off the season with a successful weekend full of holiday fun, as people shopped for friends and family, while indulging in food from all over the world. Thousands of visitors, from near and far, came to the Holiday Market inside the warehouse, located at the corner of [...]
The North Pole came to Neponsit Beach for a night and the community celebrated Christmas in style. Lights showered Joe Mure’s Neponsit Avenue home where he hosted his annual “Little North Pole” event to benefit juvenile diabetes on Saturday. A Christmas display surrounded the house and close to 5,000 people came to see the show, [...]
The Queens Courier found two neighboring houses in Bayside shining bright for the holidays.
Sandy couldn’t stop Santa. That’s how Joe Mure described the “Little North Pole,” the annual holiday celebration in Neponsit held this year on Sunday, December 23. A holiday tradition in the neighborhood, the original event, slated for Saturday, December 1, had to be cancelled because of the devastation from the superstorm. But after discussing it [...]
Their eyes glistened like Christmas lights as they saw the dozens upon dozens of wrapped gifts that were laid out before them. And soon, their booming chants of “Santa! Santa! Santa!” would summon St. Nick. Or at least “Santa Steve,” but still a jolly man in red who came bumbling in with the promise of [...]
Ever wonder what Santa is wearing under his suit? Residents of Astoria discovered the Christmas secret on December 3, when more than 100 streaking Santas raced around the neighborhood. The second annual Santa Streak, organized by Ran Craycraft, founder of the blog whyleaveastoria.com, was held this past weekend in order to gather coats for donation [...]
Bayside residents and community leaders rang in the holiday season by lighting up the neighborhood. The Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) and Bayside Business Association (BBA) hosted their annual Holiday Tree and Menorah Lighting ceremony on November 29 at the BBA headquarters, located at 41-16 Bell Boulevard. “This marks the start of the holiday [...]