Category: Community


Shalimar demolished but not all hope lost

Hits: 123Rego Park residents awoke one morning to see scraps of steel, wood, and bricks at 63-68 Austin Street, the spot where the classic Shalimar Diner once stood. Demolition began without notice two weeks ago. “I...


Officials denounce attack on Hindu priest

Hits: 168Queens elected officials gathered in front of the Shiv Shakti Peeth Temple in Floral Park on Tuesday to condemn last week’s attack on Hindu priest Swami Ji Harish Chander Puri. According to the pols, NYPD...


Austin Public BFTS team up to help local homeless

Hits: 154The Backpacks for the Street (BFTS) program started by two Queens residents is making an impact on the local homeless population. Jeffrey Newman and Jayson Conner, co-founders and co-executive directors of the nonprofit Together Helping...


Forest Hills Festival this Sunday!

Hits: 236 The annual spring edition of the Forest Hills Festival is happening this Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm! The festival will feature live music, crafts, unique merchandise, gourmet food, kids rides, wine &...


Celebrate Earth Day at Forest Park

Hits: 275 Earth Day may be over, but there is an event that you can participate in if you’re interested in helping out the local community. The Friends at Forest Park are hosting Earth Day in...

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