Bayside small businesses praised by feds


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the borough president's office

With more small businesses than big box stores on Bell Boulevard, the commercial strip was the perfect destination for the head of the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) when she made the trip to New York last week.

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Health Department to treat parts of Queens against West Nile


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of NYC Department of Health

On Monday, Sept. 8, there will be West Nile spraying in parts of Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease.

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Jason Sudeikis films movie in Kew Gardens Hills


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Chris Bumbaca

Actors, including Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie, filmed scenes at the brand new Micro Center technology store on Kissena Boulevard on Monday for the upcoming film “Sleeping with Other People.”

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New Kew Gardens Hills restaurants highlight business growth on Kissena Blvd.


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Rendering courtesy of Franklin Rivera/Photos THE COURIER/By Liam La Guerre

Just two months after mega computer department store Mirco Center took up numerous empty lots and opened on Kissena Boulevard in Kew Gardens Hills, three new businesses are set to open on the thoroughfare soon as well.

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Police arrest man accused of making anti-Muslim statements toward teen on Queens bus


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

A man wanted for making anti-Muslim statements toward a 15-year-old girl aboard a Queens bus while spiting at the teen and threatening to punch her has been arrested, cops said.

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Man makes anti-Muslim statements, spits on 15-year-old girl aboard Queens bus: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of NYPD

A 15-year-old girl was harassed while riding a Queens bus last week when a man made anti-Muslim remarks toward her, spat at the teen and threatened her, police said.

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Rep. Meng works to bring family members of teen crash victims to US


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photo by Vic Nicastro

Family members of the two teens killed last month in a tragic car crash are working with Congressmember Grace Meng to fly from China to Queens to grieve.

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Speedy trial for the mayor


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com

The 800-pound gorilla in the political room recently has been … speed. The notoriously late Mayor Bill de Blasio, whose campaign platform included a prelude to his “Vision Zero” plan to eliminate pedestrian fatalities, has been getting skewered because his NYPD drivers rolled through stop signs and exceeded the 45 mph speed limit on the […]

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Rare multifamily portfolio in Kew Gardens Hills–largest in Queens in over 15 Years


| spreuss@queenscourier.com

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We are pleased to announce that Massey Knakal has been retained for the sale of the Kew Gardens Hills multifamily portfolio of 1,268 units, one of the largest residential complexes in all of New York City.  Investors have the opportunity to become a major player in the New York City multifamily market with the potential […]

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