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

Glendale Bake Shop Shuttered Today

A yellow sign on the front door of Glendale Bake Shop was bad news for customers looking for those great pretzel rolls and quick breakfast Thursday morning. A notice from the Department of Health on Thursday morning alerted customers that the Glendale Bake Shop on Grand Avenue was closed. Note the “A” they recently got. No word yet on when they will open. A few … Continue reading Glendale Bake Shop Shuttered Today

L’estacion Sports Bar & Lounge brings great food and fun to Maspeth

Last week, our Queens Ledger foodies team visited new sports bar and restaurant, L’estacion Lounge, located in the former Maspeth Pizza House. Once we walked in, the vibe was electric; even at 1 in the afternoon. There are TVs surrounding the restaurant, lounge chairs and couches to kick back, and a neon lit up bar with an ecstatic bartender. Taking a look at the menu was another … Continue reading L’estacion Sports Bar & Lounge brings great food and fun to Maspeth

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

Principe (Maurice Park) Sees First Turf

Two artificial turf baseball/softball fields and a soccer field are being installed and are well on their way to being finished as the first sign of green turf hit the ground on July 4th. Maspeth resident Frank Principe, the former chair of Community Board #5 who was once president of the New York Concrete Industry Association, was known to have taken good care of the park … Continue reading Principe (Maurice Park) Sees First Turf

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