Queens Village teen scores internship at exclusive Manhattan restaurant


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Mario Gonzalez

Lyanna Cintron remembers standing in her mother and step-father’s kitchen at age 9 and wanting to get her hands dirty to make dishes like shrimp lasagna, lemon butter fish and sushi rolls.

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Red Storm men’s soccer draws with Manhattan Jaspers in exhibition match


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy St. John's Athletics

The St. John’s Red Storm began its exhibition schedule with a 1-1 draw against the Manhattan Jaspers at Belson Stadium on Aug. 15. A total of 20 Red Storm players saw action in the contest, including eight newcomers.

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Corona man arrested for hate crime against gay couple in Manhattan


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photos via Facebook/DCPI

A Corona resident was arrested early Wednesday morning on hate crime charges for the assault of a couple, who were the first gay men to tie the knot at West Point, according to police.

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Women’s clothing rental service and Manhattan data firm sign leases in LIC building


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Following a $20 million modernization and revitalization, The Factory, a massive 10-story, block-long building in Long Island City, added two new tenants that took 16,269 square feet of space.

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National retailers moving to Queens faster than Manhattan and Brooklyn


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

The consumer market for national retailers is expanding faster in “The World’s Borough” over anywhere else in the city as a new report showed national brands have opened more new locations in Queens during the year.

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Manhattan man faces 11 years in prison for robbing three elderly Queens women


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.

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Escaped prisoner who struck cop in Ridgewood caught in Manhattan


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of NYPD

An escaped prisoner who struck a detective with an unmarked police van in Ridgewood as he attempted to flee Monday evening has been caught in Manhattan, cops said Tuesday afternoon.

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A staycation in Manhattan


| vschneps@queenscourier.com

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It was a weekend that is always my favorite, staying for a few nights in Manhattan, the greatest tourist destination in the world! I was there to celebrate my Stu’s grandnephew Alec Easton’s Bar Mitzvah and stayed at the W hotel on Lexington Avenue, just across the street from the Waldorf Astoria. On Friday night […]

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