Fresh Meadows residents, pols worry about sinking street


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The middle of 179th Street between Union Turnpike and 75th Avenue has sunk a few inches after underground support for the roadway collapsed, which residents have been complaining about since last May.

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Precinct helps ease parking problem outside Fresh Meadows school


| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Police have stepped in to ease a daily parking problem outside a Fresh Meadows school that has frustrated parents and put students at risk for at least a year.

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Police: Suspect injures Fresh Meadows woman during attempted robbery in her driveway


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo and video courtesy of NYPD

A Fresh Meadows woman was injured when a man who was trying to rob her while she was in her driveway, hit the victim on the head with his gun, police said. The suspect approached the 66-year-old around 11:15 a.m. on December 5 while she was emptying items from her car and demanded her valuables, […]

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Fresh Meadows home to appear on ‘The Good Wife’ Sunday


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of CBS Broadcasting Inc./Below photos THE COURIER/By Melissa Chan

This Sunday’s episode of CBS’s “The Good Wife” will feature a Fresh Meadows home and a stretch of Union Turnpike. Show fanatics Peter and Kathy Hart lent their 183rd Street home to film crews and actors for a full day of shooting in October, The Courier first reported. “We’re excited. This weekend, we’re throwing a […]

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Hooters reopens in Fresh Meadows as new franchise


| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

The Hooters’ girls are back in town — but not in different uniforms. The Fresh Meadows rack shack reopened November 8 at 61-09 190th Street as a new franchise under Marc Phaneuf. Earlier this summer, Phaneuf said the Hooters waitresses might don slightly new outfits — skorts instead of shorts. But the corporation has not […]

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Fresh Meadows restaurant owners featured on Cooking Channel show say eatery did not need ‘redemption’


| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Queens restaurant owners recently featured on the Cooking Channel’s new series, “Restaurant Redemption,” say their iconic 60-year-old eatery did not need the rescue. King Yum in Fresh Meadows kicked off the show’s first episode on October 29. The series stars Ching-He Huang, a British food writer and TV chef, who helps revitalize struggling Asian restaurants […]

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57-year-old fatally struck in Fresh Meadows


| ctumola@queenscourier.com


A man was killed Wednesday night when a car hit him on the Horace Harding Expressway. Sangho Kim, 57, of Fresh Meadows, was crossing the roadway at 188th Street around 8:30 p.m. when the accident occurred, said police. He was taken to Booth Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The vehicle remained on the […]

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