La Gioconda: A gem in Great Neck


| GFEHLING@queenscourier.com

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Great Neck, the economic retail center of northern Nassau County, is the scene of continuously changing establishments. A constant in this maelstrom is La Gioconda, at 21 North Station Plaza, a family-owned and operated fine dining restaurant. Upon entering the beautifully decorated eatery you are greeted by the family members — Kathy the wife; our […]

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Build a Walmart in Great Neck


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Regarding your 2/17/11 editorial, I am one of the many that do not want Walmart in the five boroughs. You claim on your unofficial poll that 70 percent of Queens residents want one opened, unfortunately you fail to reveal how many people were polled. A previous article in The Courier indicated that less than 200 […]

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Great Neck is smoke free


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I just heard about the town of Great Neck Village’s new controversial law that will ban smoking on sidewalks in front of businesses along and within 125 feet of a 1.3 mile stretch of Middle Neck Road. I work on Middle Neck Road in Great Neck for Northeast Plumbing Supply and have experienced many people […]

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Great Neck is smoke free


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I just saw on the news a story about the town of Great Neck Village’s new controversial law that will ban smoking on sidewalks in front of businesses along and within 125 feet of a 1.3 mile stretch of Middle Neck Road. I work on Middle Neck Road in Great Neck for Northeast Plumbing Supply […]

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Great Neck is smoke free


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I just saw on the news a story about the town of Great Neck Village’s new controversial law that will ban smoking on sidewalks in front of businesses along and within 125 feet of a 1.3 mile stretch of Middle Neck Road. I work on Middle Neck Road in Great Neck for Northeast Plumbing Supply […]

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Great Greek in Great Neck


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It may have been the full moon, the autumnal equinox or the congenial group, but wow, the food at Ethos was superb. Our party of four was treated to one of the best meals we have ever eaten and as lifelong New Yorkers that is saying a lot. The restaurant is inviting, nicely decorated, the […]

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Focus on: Douglaston, Little Neck and Great Neck


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com


Unlike the center of the island, where the Cross Island Parkway forms a clear border between Queens and Nassau County, along the north shore, it’s hard to tell where the city line is and with good reason – before 1898 there wasn’t any Nassau County. When Queens voted to consolidate into New York City, what […]

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Focus on: Douglaston, Little Neck and Great Neck


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com


Unlike the center of the island, where the Cross Island Parkway forms a clear border between Queens and Nassau County, along the north shore, it’s hard to tell where the city line is and with good reason – before 1898 there wasn’t any Nassau County. When Queens voted to consolidate into New York City, what […]

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Innovative Asian Cuisine in Great Neck


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Since bursting onto the Great Neck restaurant scene with fanfare in April, Elaine’s Asian Bistro & Grill has become a popular and trendy spot for lunch and dinner. Elaine Ho, the owner, calls the fare “innovative Asian cuisine,” and the menu is extensive. Once hidden away on Bond Street, the restaurant is now easier to […]

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Team Great Neck rides for kids


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A dentist from Little Neck is proving that charity extends beyond our borders. Dr. Scott Danoff will be participating in Israel’s “Wheels of Love” bike ride to raise money for ALYN hospital. As a dentist, it is only natural for Danoff to be interested in the health of others but he feels a special bond […]

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Rendering reveals seven-story apartment building coming to Jamaica


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy TCX Development

Growth in Jamaica is part of the near future of New York City real estate, according to TCX Development, which recently released a rendering of its new project in the neighborhood.

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Elegant Chinese dining


| padler@queenscourier.com

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It is a busy block as Northern Boulevard goes into Great Neck from Little Neck and for many years the border block was home to the popular Chinese restaurant Harvest Buffet. It has been totally reborn literally from top to bottom with new management and it’s terrific dining.

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