Calls for boycott, plans for lawsuit after man says he was attacked at Flushing McDonald’s


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Following the release of a video showing a fight between a customer and an employee at a Flushing McDonald’s, Korean-American groups are calling for a boycott of the restaurant, and the customer — who says he was physically attacked by an employee — is planning on suing for millions, according to published reports.

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Police: Man steals gold necklace from toddler at Jackson Heights McDonald’s


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

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Cops aren’t happy with a man who thought stealing is as easy as taking candy from a baby. Police are looking for the man who snatched a gold necklace and charm from a three-year-old girl on Friday afternoon in Jackson Heights. The man followed the girl and her mother to a McDonald’s on 37-59 82nd […]

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Second man charged in home invasion, assault of elderly Bayside couple


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A second man has been charged in a Bayside home invasion that left an elderly couple seriously injured, the district attorney’s office said. His alleged partner in crime, who is accused of helping him steal more than $15,000, was caught last year.

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Ridgewood magician competes on ‘Worst Cooks in America’


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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Michael “Six” Muldoon, 26, is a contestant on “Worst Cooks in America,” which kicked off its sixth season on Jan. 4. The show takes 14 abysmal home cooks and divides them into two teams — one led by returning Chef Anne Burrell and the second by first-time opponent Chef Tyler Florence.

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McDonald’s vows to return to Bell Boulevard after closing neighborhood fixture


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

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Bell Boulevard hasn’t seen the last of McDonald’s. The golden arches came down when the Bayside restaurant closed last year, but the franchise owner plans on opening in another location near Bay Terrace.

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