$24M asking price for Elmhurst lot near Queens Center


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An Elmhurst lot, located across the street from the Queens Place mall, has been put up for sale for $24 million, according to real estate company Massey Knakal. The 47,365-square-foot lot, located at 88-18 Justice Ave., is one block off of Queens Boulevard and adjacent to the Georgia Diner. According to the listing provided by […]

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NYPD, Lion Cage Shredding holds free public document shredding event at Queens Center


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Together with Lion Cage Shredding, located at 120-10 Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens and Macerich Properties, owner of Queens Center in Elmhurst, the NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section held a free document shredding public event in front of the mall on Sunday to make sure personal information does not get into the wrong hands.

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NYPD to hold free public document shredding event at Queens Center Mall


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Courtesy of NYPD

The NYPD’s Crime Prevention Section will be holding a free document shredding public event at Queens Center Mall on Sunday, Jan. 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of 59th Avenue and Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst under the JCPenney sign.

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Kids get visit from Santa, presents at Queens Centers for Progress


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THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

Santa and Frosty the Snowman paid a visit to the children at the Queens Centers for Progress (QCP), bringing holiday cheer with them once more. Now in its 16th year, QCP has partnered with the Jamaica Rotary Club to give toys to kids at the children’s center. NYPD Community Affairs officers from the Queens south […]

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Courier brings holiday cheer, toys to kids at Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool


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THE COURIER

Santa brought smiles and of course toys to the good boys and girls at Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool in Jamaica for The Queens Courier’s annual holiday gift drive. Ringing his bell and calling out a jolly “ho ho ho,” some of the kids were a little shy of Old Saint Nick, but most […]

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Queens Center Mall celebrates Latin culture


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THE COURIER/ Photos by Angy Altamirano

Visitors to Queens Center Mall this past weekend took a cultural trip to South America. Queens Center, located on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst, hosted the inaugural weekend of “CultureArte,” a two-day Hispanic Heritage Month celebration that brought together the unique culture, music, fashion and dances of various Hispanic communities. “This is a great way to […]

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Development will bring new eateries, jobs near Queens Center


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File photo

Shoppers at Queens Center will soon be able to dine on endless breadsticks, 12 ounce steaks and buckets of crab, just by crossing the street. According to city officials, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse and Joe’s Crab Shack will be opening at the 26,000-square-foot restaurant development on a current vacant lot at the corner of 92nd […]

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Man jumps three stories to death at Queens Center Mall


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File photo

A 28-year-old man is dead after jumping three stories to the ground at the Queens Center Mall early this afternoon, according to police. The victim, who reportedly tumbled about 30 feet, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.   RECOMMENDED STORIES South Richmond Hill man killed in ‘suspicious’ fire Third man struck […]

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Queens Center Provides Over 1,000 Back Packs for Borough-wide Distribution


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The pencils are sharpened, the chalkboards are clean, now it’s time to get students off to a successful school year. Queens Center provided over 1,000 backbacks to elected officials to help local children in need. The back packs were distributed to Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, Senator Jose Peralta, Council Member Julissa Ferreras and Council […]

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Giants star Victor Cruz makes Queens Center Mall appearance


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THE COURIER/Photo by Terence M. Cullen

Giants star player Victor Cruz drew hundreds of football fans to Queens Center Mall, where some waited more than three hours to meet the wide receiver during his July 20 book signing and meet-and-greet. “He’s the best player in the NFL right now,” said fan Jordan Nichols, 16, of Jamaica. “And he’s going to put […]

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Queens Center job fair draws 1,400


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Photo Courtesy of the Borough President’s office

More than 1,000 eager job seekers flooded the Queens Center Mall last week. At the mall’s third job fair on Thursday, May 17, employers like Citibank, Resorts World and the United States Tennis Association were among the 25 recruiters in attendance in search of new employees. Borough President Helen Marshall also stopped by to socialize […]

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Hundreds rush Queens Center mall for Black Friday shopping


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THE COURIER/Photos by Melissa Chan.

There’s no time to nap for Fahad Azad. The Black Friday shopper told The Courier he had been awake since 5 a.m., but still plans on spending the entire day hunting down good deals. “We want to buy things,” he said. “This is the only day that we can get a big sale and where […]

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Queens Center tree lighting kicks off Christmas season


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THE COURIER/Photo by Nargas Karimi.

Three . . . two. . . one. . . holiday lights! To kick off the holiday season, nearly 250 people of all ages gathered for the tree lighting ceremony at Queens Center Mall on November 19. “This is the 8th annual tree lighting event. It doesn’t take too long to plan this event, but […]

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