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Historic Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven to close its doors this Sunday due to the cost of rising rent

After serving the Woodhaven community for 190 years, Neir’s Tavern is shutting its doors on Sunday, Jan. 12.  It was an emotional scene Wednesday night inside the historic tavern, located at the corner of 87-48 78th St. as patrons heard the news that Neirs will no longer be open for business due to the cost […]

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Finding your ‘pothole’: All news is local if the perspective is right, journalists say at Bayside forum

How do journalists approach a local story when their audience is consists of a broader geographic range? According to editors from publications that have withstood the financial downturn in the industry, it all boils down to perspective and finding pothole stories that every community can relate to. Schneps Media held in Bayside on Sept. 6 […]

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Woodhaven residents form new committee to preserve and celebrate the oldest bar in Queens

As Neir’s Tavern enters its 190th celebration this October, a new committee has been formed to preserve and protect the oldest tavern in Queens that has been a fixture in the Woodhaven community since 1829. The Neir’s 190 Committee held its first meeting Jan. 19 at Neir’s, where landmarking designation and the recent sale of […]

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Woodhaven Historical Society prepares to launch a mobile museum to keep local history alive

If a student sitting in a second-story classroom on the east side of the Franklin K. Lane Educational Campus gazes out the window toward Woodhaven while daydreaming today, they will see nothing but rows and rows of adjoined houses. But 100 years ago, a student in that some seat might have caught a glimpse of […]

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Woodhaven pop-up museum will launch in May

By Naeisha Rose A pop-up museum on the history of Woodhaven is set to launch in May. The new mobile exhibit, The Museum of Woodhaven History, will detail the history of Woodhaven. The exhibit was created by the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society and will use hundreds of photos to tell the story of the […]

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