VIP, by its very name, speaks of importance and excellence! And important is how customers are made to feel and excellent is the type of service they receive the minute they step into a VIP store. With one location at 1465 Rockaway Parkway and another at 215 Conklin

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Do you see what I see? A brightly decorated Christmas tree on Rockaway Parkway, just outside the “L” train station. Yes. That’s right. On Monday, December 19th, the Rockaway Parkway Merchants Corridor Association Inc. (RPMCA) hosted a holiday concert, tree decorating and lighting festival on

The talented students of P.S. 276 Louis Marshall School, 1070 East 83rd Street, brought down the house at their Winter Wonderland Showcase, “Night of the Arts,” on Wednesday, December 21st. The elementary school students, including Ms. Stewart and the QueenB steppers, Young Men Rise and the

On Sunday, December 18th, State Senator Roxanne Persaud hosted her Annual Toy Distribution at her District Office located at 1222 East 96th Street. Constituents from SD19 look forward to the annual event, where not only toys are given away, but attendees can also pick up a

Scores of families flocked to Councilwoman Mercedes Narcisse’s new Community Office, at 5827 Flatlands Avenue, for a Toy Giveaway on Friday, December 16th. There were toys, snacks, music and pizza, putting a smile on every child’s face. “Seeing all the kids so happy just made

Assemblywoman Jaime Williams held her Annual Toy Distribution under a tent, outside her District Office at 5318 Avenue N, on Thursday, December 22nd, and the inclement, rainy weather couldn’t dampen anyone’s holiday spirit! “Through generous donations of toys from partners, sponsors and community members, I

‘Tis the season of light and joy, and one Georgetown resident knows that better than anyone. Twenty-one-year-old Austin Ferrazzano of East 72nd Street creates dazzling annual displays for Christmas, complete with animatronics, statues, signs and, of course, lots and lots of lights. This year, the

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At a very young age, Justin Edwards knew that he wanted to help the less fortunate when he grew up. So, it’s not surprising that as a 33-year-old man, he sits at the helm of Black Chip Kin, an organization that produces a clothing line

It was extra busy at Santa’s Workshop, 69th Precinct, North Pole command, on Saturday, December 17th, as Santa, Mrs. Claus and their helpers distributed all sorts of toys to boys and girls on their “Nice List.” The event was the popular 69th Precinct Community Council Annual Toy

Christmas decorations have become more elaborate over the years, and there’s one block in Canarsie that really knows how to do it up big – and that’s East 94th Street, between Farragut Road and Foster Avenue! The Emanuels, Andersons, Crawfords, Gilberts, Harrisons and Weekes take

The Fellowship Tabernacle of Faith, in collaboration with The Bridge Multicultural & Advocacy Project, held its Second Annual Community Children Christmas Party at The Bridge, 1894 Flatbush Avenue, on Sunday, December 18th, where a fun time was had by all! There was a fun magic

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Breukelen Houses resident Cynthia Jiminez won’t let this Grinch stop Christmas at her Canarsie building on East 108th Street! She has been decorating the lawn outside her building, as well as the first-floor hallway, for over 20 years, and no Grinch is going to change