Martin Luther School Open House 2018

The Martin Luther School is having its annual open house on October 13th from 11AM – 3PM at 60-02 Maspeth Avenue. Martin Luther was recently recognized as a “Top Queens High School” by the Queens Ledger Newspaper because of their college preparation programs, STEM program, and value. See full article here. For more information contact Amanda Slinger, Director of Admissions at 718-894-4000 or at admissions@martinluthernyc.org. Please … Continue reading Martin Luther School Open House 2018

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

Manifest Filming in Maspeth Thursday. Parking limited on 54 St.

The hit TV show Manifest will be filming Thursday, October 11th inside and outside of 52-19 Flushing Avenue in Maspeth. The scenes include 15 members of a Tactical Unit with assault rifles will barge into the warehouse from 9AM-1PM: Later actors barge into Empty Warehouse and clear the area. Stunt fighting and shootout with Assault Rifles in Basement. 1PM-10PM: Explosion Aftermath scenes in Basement with … Continue reading Manifest Filming in Maspeth Thursday. Parking limited on 54 St.

Maspeth’s Shea Duffy To Shave His Head Sunday @ 4PM

He raised more than $40,000 for Memorial Sloan Kettering Today, Sunday September 30th at 4pm at Sidetracks, 45-08 Queens Blvd Sunnyside, Duffy, a student at St. Adalbert’s school and resident of Maspeth, will shave his head to mark the success of his fundraising efforts by quadrupling his goal of $10,000 and reaching beyond an impressive $40,000. Young Shea wanted to help raise funds for Memorial … Continue reading Maspeth’s Shea Duffy To Shave His Head Sunday @ 4PM

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

Three upcoming family fun events in Maspeth

Summer is the time for fun, outdoor family events… and Maspeth Federal is delivering. Every summer, Maspeth Federal Savings Bank, located at 56-18 69th Street, Maspeth, hosts free concerts and outdoor movies. Here are 3 upcoming events to get excited about: Movies Under the Stars  |  Padding 2 (8/15 @ 8pm), Moana (8/22 @ 8pm), & Coco (8/29 @ 8pm) September 11th Memorial Ceremony  | … Continue reading Three upcoming family fun events in Maspeth

Madam Secretary Shoots In town Tomorrow

57th Road between Grand and Maspeth Avenue will have limited parking tomorrow (Friday, August 10th)from noon till 6PM as a scene in an episode for the 5th season of Madam Secretary will be shot. They will use the interior of Martin Luther School as a scene where Allison casts her vote for office. No-Parking signs should be posted tonight. The crew will also shoot a … Continue reading Madam Secretary Shoots In town Tomorrow

George O’Neill Dies

  ABOVE: George O’Neill with members of the NYPD Honor Legion at a 2014 holiday event. George O’Neill, a pillar of the Maspeth Community, as long-time proprietor of O’Neills Restaurant on 65th Place at 53 Drive, passed away early this evening following a short illness. He returned to New York from his home in Florida this month is said to have been hospitalized the last week. … Continue reading George O’Neill Dies