Week in Review

Catch up on the stories that took place in your community this week.

Week in Review:

It was a busy week for news in Douglaston.

Bakery Giftalicious announced that it would soon be moving into the Douglaston Market’s former space on 235th Street.

Patch interviewed Jason Huerta, the 111th Precinct’s new captain and posted several pieces on Valentine’s Day.

The city’s Parks Department said that the Alley Pond Golf Center would be closed for three months as its new concessionaire made some upgrades to the site.

And Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott paid a visit to northeast Queens.

Here’s your Week in Review:


Take a look at our story on Jerry and Joani Emerson, a Douglaston couple who met through bike riding. Joani’s parents also met in a similar manner.

Reviews in This Week at the Movies included “Safe House” and “The Turin Horse.”


State Sen. Tony Avella, D-Bayside, called for the city’s Health Department to be able to grade supermarkets and farmers’ markets as it does restaurants, while state Sen. Toby Stavisky, D-Whitestone, and state Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Little Neck, said that drivers who smoke in a car in which children under the age of 14 are riding should be fined.

Alley Pond Golf Center closes for three months due to renovation.


Giftalicious’ owner says that the bakery will soon move into the Douglaston Market’s former site.

This week’s edition of Douglaston’s Own profiles actress Angela Lansbury.


Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott takes part in a town hall held by Community District Education Council 26.

And take a look at this list of programs, which includes Zumba and facials, being held at Alley Pond Environmental Center at the end of the month.


Jason Huerta, the 111th Precinct’s new captain, took some time to speak with Patch. Click here to read the interview.


Check out Patch’s piece on filing tax returns.


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