In The Spotlight
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Prince-Wynn Post 260 has been serving veterans for 100 years and on Saturday, November 9, they’ll be celebrating the centennial with an all-day party.
The Veterans of Foreign Affairs, the nation’s oldest major war veterans’ association, got its start around 1899, when veterans of the Spanish-American War (1898) and the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) founded local organizations to secure rights and benefits for their service. The VFW Prince-Wynn Post 260 was
Locals—on Friday, November 22 at Bungalow Bar, there will be plenty to be thankful for and sip to as local floral expert, Julie McCann Mulligan, will be sharing tips, tricks, and inspiration, on how you too can become the hostess with the mostest, by creating a festive highlight for your Thanksgiving dinner table. If you are tired of using the same old pieces and store-bought tabletop decorations, Mulligan will make your table a conversation starter that will keep your company gushing through
On Monday, November 11, we honor those military members who served our country. There are a few events taking place to honor our veterans locally in honor of the day.
There are no local parades, but you can head to Manhattan for the city parade, which kicks off at noon from 26th to 46th Street along 5th Avenue. There is an opening ceremony at 11 a.m. at Madison Square Park and a wreath-laying at the Eternal Light Flagstaff Monument just before noon.
Locally, the American Legion Daniel M
There could be a new operator for the popular boardwalk concessions come summer 2021. On November 1, the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation put out a Request for Proposals for a company to manage the Beach 86th, Beach 97th and Beach 106th concessions under a 15-year term. The RFP is open to all interested parties, but those behind the Rockaway Beach Club, the group that has run the concessions for the past nine summers, is hoping to be the one to keep the party going.
The Rockaway Beach