Maspeth’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. This Friday night at 6 p.m., the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce and Maspeth Federal Savings is hosting its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event will take place at Maspeth Memorial Square, 69th Street and Grand Avenue. Prior to the lighting, enjoy holiday caroling, hot coco, free giveaways and even a surprise visit from Santa! You won’t … Continue reading Maspeth’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Maspeth Chamber Business Card Exchange this Wednesday

This Wednesday, October 24th, the Maspeth Industrial Business Association (MIBA) and the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce are hosting an evening of networking, food, drink and conversation. The event will be at Connolly’s Corner (71-15 Grand Avenue) from 5-7pm. The event is sponsored by the Newtown Creek Group, who will be presenting a remedial investigation of the Creek and the path forward. RSVP to the FREE event … Continue reading Maspeth Chamber Business Card Exchange this Wednesday

Force “FitKidz” exercise programs now in Queens

Force FitKidz, a program in Ridgewood, creates an environment where kids can be active, foster athletic and mental skills, and have fun. The program, held at Force Fitness Gym at 63-03 Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood entails various kid-safe activities that not only strengthen both body and mind but also and enables kids to build teamwork skills. “The ultimate goal for this program is to affect … Continue reading Force “FitKidz” exercise programs now in Queens

Pro Trump Rally Planned For Maspeth Square Saturday

A group of political supporters of the president, called “America First In Queens,” have obtained a sound permit from the 104th Precinct to hold a rally from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. in Maspeth Memorial Square at the corner of 69th Street at Grand Avenue. Claiming they were inspired by President Trump and the ‘Maspeth Is America’ mural on the square, “What better place is there … Continue reading Pro Trump Rally Planned For Maspeth Square Saturday

Barbershop opens in former Metro PCS store

Metro PCS, located at 66-10 Grand Avenue in Maspeth, went out of business last month, and a barbershop has just opened in its place. Usimon Karimov is the proud first time business owner of the Grand Barbershop. It’s run by Doniyor Habibov, who has been a Barber for 7 years, and said it is “a dream come true to start this business.” Sometimes when one … Continue reading Barbershop opens in former Metro PCS store

LIE Exit to close Overnight Monday July 9 until the 14th

The exit on the LIE from the Midtown Tunnel to get to Maspeth will be closed at night for a week. Exit 17W-E ramp (pictured above) from the eastbound Long Island Expressway (I-495) to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) will be fully closed overnights (11 p.m. to 5 a.m.), starting on Monday night, July 9th and ending  Saturday morning, July 14th. Either get off right after the … Continue reading LIE Exit to close Overnight Monday July 9 until the 14th

Martin Luther Basketball Camp starts Monday, July 9th

Calling all basketball moms and dads! In less than 2 weeks the 2018 Martin Luther School Cougar Basketball Program is officially going into full effect. Boys and girls ages 6-14 of all skill level are welcomed to join. MLS believes that a summer basketball program should fill a young athletes day with fun, excitement, and challenges. Coaches will be a resource for the best learning, … Continue reading Martin Luther Basketball Camp starts Monday, July 9th

Maspeth Town Hall Scout Speaks at Council Board Meet

Fresh off a scouting day at Birch Coffee in Long Island City, Matthew Ozoria, a scout from troop 45 in Maspeth Town Hall, spoke at Queens Boy Scout Council meeting at St. Johns University on Wednesday, June 13th. Ozoria talked about his experience while participating in the new scouting program called ‘Merit Badge Pro Series.’ Ozoria, who attends St. Sebastian Academy, spoke about his day at Birch … Continue reading Maspeth Town Hall Scout Speaks at Council Board Meet