2017 Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival

Diversity  is delicious. That’s the theme of this year’s Workmen’s Circle Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival. The event will feature dozens of food purveyors putting their individual ethnic spins on traditional Jewish foods and will also feature modern takes on traditional Jewish dance; music; and family-friendly activities, including arts-and-crafts. Launched by the Workmen’s Circle in 2014, the festival is part of the non-profit’s … More 2017 Taste of Jewish Culture Street Festival

Queens Taste 2017

The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) and the Queens Tourism Council will host Queens Taste 2017 at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park on Tuesday, May 2, from 6- 9 pm. Last year we attended Queens Taste for the first time and experienced all that the borough has to offer. This … More Queens Taste 2017

C-CAP Benefit 2017

We enjoy the month of March for many reasons. Half of FP celebrates a birthday and the other half enjoys March Madness. Also, spring officially starts which brings warmer weather (hopefully). As foodies though, we’re definitely looking forward to March because of the C-CAP Annual Benefit. We’ve attended the last few years and always enjoy … More C-CAP Benefit 2017

Queens Taste 2016

Half of FP (Allen) grew up visiting Flushing every weekend with his parents to shop for groceries and eat at different restaurants. The other half (Kristina) currently works in Astoria so we both know about the delicious food that Queens has to offer. You too can also sample a taste of what Queens has to offer … More Queens Taste 2016

Back for Brunch

Recently, half of FP (Kristina) spent a Saturday with a little bit of fitness and a little bit of brunch. It seems like you can find a new themed 5k race around every corner these days, and I have tried a few of them, including the Hot Chocolate Run and Color Me Rad. As you … More Back for Brunch

Lunch Break

This fall, Kristina is beginning a new job in Queens which means, among many other things, easy access to a wide variety of delicious food. Here’s her first report from the neighborhood. Last week, while on-site at the new gig for planning and preparation, my team and I were looking for a quick lunch option … More Lunch Break

Summer Night Out

Now that summer is in full swing, we’re crossing things off our “must do” list. One place we try to visit at least once each summer is the The Beer Garden at Bohemian Hall in Astoria, Queens. (Check out a few pictures from a previous trip here!) It’s the perfect spot for relaxed outdoor drinks– … More Summer Night Out