In The Spotlight
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and this year, no one will go hungry. This weekend, there will be several early community Thanksgiving dinners around town for all, especially those that may not be able to have a meal on Thanksgiving Day. There are also opportunities to help out at these events to make them extra special.
On Saturday, November 17, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., is the Community Thanksgiving Lunch sponsored by Queens Law Associates and Channel View School for Research (CVSR)
Looking for some last-minute Thanksgiving dinner plans? Don’t fret, there are still some options left, between restaurants serving up turkey and all the fixin’s and businesses that will provide the meal for you at home.
Reservations filled up quick for places like Kennedy’s in Breezy Point and catering company, Ludwig’s, has officially closed off Thanksgiving orders after a high demand, but there are still many great options around town.
Some may not think of Thai Rock for turkey right away
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