Holiday Historic House Trolley Tour to Visit Seven Landmarks On Dec. 8th.
Holiday Shopping in Queens
Discover unique gifts for friends and family in local stores, holiday pop up markets or museum shops. You'll find best-sellers, fine art prints, handmade items, vintage goods and much more.
See list of Holiday Markets and Gift Ideas in Queens.
Kwanzaa starts December 26
Queens will host various events to honor and celebrate universal African-American heritage and culture during Kwanzaa. Come delight in the music, dance, tales, crafts and traditional attires that characterize this joyful holiday. Most events are free.
See a list of Kwanzaa events in Queens
QTC Facebook Sweepstakes
Who doesn't like free tickets? This month we gave away tickets to "Heartbeat of LATINO AMERICA" at Thalia Spanish Theatre. Presented by Mestizo Dance Company, this new spectacular show is a homage to the music and dance of 15 countries. A $60 value!
We have sweepstakes throughout the year. All you need to enter is a Facebook account.
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It's In Queens Weekly Column
At this time of year, it appears appropriate to give thanks to the Museum of the Moving Image, Flushing Town Hall and the Secret Theatre as they offer drama, dance, Muppets, movies, out-of-this-world storytelling and music over this year's Thanksgiving holiday. Other activities include standup comedy, a book lecture, composting lessons and experimental dance.
Here's the rundown for events in Queens from Nov. 28 to Dec. 4.
Who has the best pizza in Queens?
We asked this question on our Facebook page at the beginning of November and were delighted to see so many different responses. Here are some of them: Pizza SAM in Jackson Heights, Alba Pizzeria in Briarwood, Gloria Pizza in Forest Hills, Porto Bello Pizzeria in Astoria, Gaby's Pizza in Queens Village, and New Park Pizzeria in Howard Beach. The ultimate winners were Nick's in Forest Hills, Margheritas in Jamaica and Gaby's Pizzeria in Queens Village.
Hungry for more? See complete list of best pizza in Queens.
Highlights of the Month
The Fairfield Inn by Marriott LaGuardia Airport Astoria NY is located 5 miles from Midtown Manhattan, and 2 miles from LaGuardia Airport. Take advantage of a Complimentary Round Trip Shuttle Service to the train station into NYC and to LaGuardia Airport. Enjoy a Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet, Free High Speed Wireless Internet Service and Refrigerators and Microwaves in every room.
45-20 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, NY 11103
Internationally renowned, Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi has worked with artists from a range of different mediums and schools. A new exhibition at Noguchi Museum marks the first time Noguchi's figurative ink scrolls have been displayed alongside the master ink painter, Qi Baishi, whom he studied with for a brief period in 1930 in Beijing. Also on display is a selection of drawings, photographs, correspondence and ephemera, which tracks Noguchi's collaboration with the Chicago-based choreographer and dancer, Ruth Page, beginning in 1933.Ongoing until January 26, 2014
9-01 33rd Rd., Long Island City, NY 11106
718.204.7088 | www.noguchi.org
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