Enjoy Fertile Ground and Take Root at Green Space Studio in Long Island City this Weekend.
Free It's in Queens Sweepstakes (Dec. 13-Dec. 15)
This weekend enter for a chance to win two "It's in Queens" t-shirts. Spoil family and friends with the perfect holiday gift. Designed and made locally, these shirts are normally sold to raise revenue for QTC. A $30 value!
All you need to enter is a Facebook account. Like us and don't miss it: www.facebook.com/itsinqueens
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.
'Tis the Season to be Jolly
Santa Claus and Christmas lights return to Queens neighborhoods this December. Brighten your holidays with a tree lighting ceremony, a photo with Santa, or a community festival with Christmas carols, gifts and refreshments. Most events are free.
See a list of Christmas events 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
It's In Queens Weekly Column
'Tis the season to be jolly…and enjoy countless holiday concerts by local orchestras. There are also opportunities to take in art, watch African and classic films, check out experimental dance and laugh for a good cause. Here's the rundown.
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
Located 5 miles from Midtown Manhattan, and 2 miles from LaGuardia Airport, Fairfield Inn by Marriott LaGuardia Airport/Astoria offers Complimentary Round Trip Shuttle Service, a Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet, Free Wireless Internet Service and Refrigerators and Microwaves in every room.
45-20 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, NY 11103
Queens was the first place in colonial America where The Society of Religious Friends aka Quakers were accepted and contested. The exhibition Practicing Equality - Quaker in Queens relates the audacious and frequently irregular path Quakers took to equality.Ongoing at Queens Historical Society
143-35 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354
718-939-0647 | www.queenshistoricalsociety.org
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