Bukharian Restaurant Brings Old World Flavor to Rego Park
Inside Cheburechnaya restaurant, the television stations are tuned to Russian programs, the walls are covered in big colorful ceramic plates, and there are fried beef brains on the menu.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Queens
While you still have more than three weeks until Christmas, it's never too early to start searching for a tree.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Last-Minute Volunteer Opportunities for Thanksgiving Day
While many soup kitchens in the city have already filled their Thanksgiving Day volunteer slots, there are still a few last-minute opportunities to help.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Menorah Lightings and Chanukah Celebrations in Forest Hills
One of the holiday's traditions is the lighting of the Menorah, a nine-branched candelabrum that celebrates the "Feast of Lights."
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Queens College to Study Reactivating Abandoned Rail Line
Queens College will conduct a study to determine the best use for the abandoned Rockaway Beach Rail Line that some are proposing be turned into the Queens version of the High Line, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced Monday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Forest Hills, NY Patch
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city's Department of Education would review safety measures at schools following the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Rego Park: Newly-expanded Queens Museum and 'Senor Satchmo' Armstrong exhibit
Amid much hoopla a couple of weekends ago, the newly-renovated Queens Museum reopened and unveiled its new website.
Forest Hills Students Make President's, Dean's Lists at Berkeley College
Three students from Forest Hills have been placed on the president's list at Berkeley College, while another two made the dean's list for the summer semester.
Classic New York Deli Begins A New Life With Renkus-Heinz
When Russian emigre Max Asnas opened his modest Manhattan delicatessen in 1937, few would have imagined that the Stage Deli would become one of the city's gastronomic legends.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Old-Time Kosher Deli Tries to Cut the Fat
When Ben's Best Deli opened in Rego Park seven decades ago, it was a product of its time - offering fatty dishes that were full of flavor, if not nutrition.
Walcott to Review School Safety Procedures in Wake of Missing Autistic Teen
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said he would order a review of school safety procedures following the October disappearance of autistic Rego Park teen Avonte Oquendo, NY 1 reported .
Sun Nov 17, 2013
112th Precinct Community Council to Hold Monthly Meeting on Nov. 20
The 112th Precinct Community Council will announce the winners of its November poster contest and collect for its ongoing suitcase and backpack drive during its monthly meeting this week.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Rimmel London Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation
Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation Rimmel London cuts the cake, it's time to celebrate! Rimmel has an exciting new launch for shine prone skin! Stay Matte Liquid Mousse Foundation promises a fresh, natural finish that stays matte all day and does not cake.
Forest Hills, NY Patch
A website ranking the city's neighborhoods in terms of walkability and biking options ranked Forest Hills and several nearby communities in the top 100.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Website Releases Walkability, Biking Study for Five Boroughs
A website that ranks the most walkable cities and neighborhoods in the United States has released its annual rundown of which communities in the five boroughs are easiest to travel by foot or bike.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
NBC New York
Avonte Disappearance: 6 Weeks Later
It's been a month and a half since Avonte Oquendo disappeared from his Long Island City school.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Hundreds of Rain-Absorbing Bioswales Coming to Forest Hills and Rego Park
Little green oases will soon dot the streets of Forest Hills and Rego Park in an attempt to keep polluted runoff out of the city's waterways, officials said.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Crimes Nearby: Franchise Owner Accused of Sales Tax Theft
A Papa John's franchise owner with chain stores in Queens has been accused of sales tax theft, the Queens district attorney said.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Brooklyn's hassidim give strong support to Lhota, but Jewish vote ultimately evenly split
The new mayor of New York City will be Democrat Bill de Blasio, who swept 73 percent of the popular vote and 51% of the Jewish vote, exit polls showed.