Queens Village shopping mall selling for nearly $11M  


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Massey Knakal 

The center, located at 218-24 Hempstead Ave. in Queens Village not far from Belmont Park, was built in 2006 and is owned by Village Plaza LLC, according to city records.

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Four Queens restaurants awarded Michelin stars


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos by Bradley Hawks

The Michelin Guide announced which New York restaurants made it to its 2015 list as it hit bookstores on Wednesday. Of the 874 local restaurants featured in the guide, four of them are based in Queens and were awarded one star each.

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Top vegan-friendly food places in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos via Rose Valley Cakes Facebook page / Courtesy of Johnny Solo

PETA recently declared New York City as 2014’s “Most Vegan-Friendly City” for its numerous establishments that offer veggie lovers an array of options. We’ve compiled this list of food places in Queens that offer delicious cuisine along with vegan-friendly choices.

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Soccer and science meet in Queens with the NY Cosmos and NYSCI


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NY Cosmos

Kids and their family members are invited to come kick it with professional soccer players from renowned soccer club New York Cosmos on Sunday, Oct. 5, at the New York Hall of Science and Rocket Park.

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Queens kids appear in Sesame Street episode on diversity


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

A scene from the Sesame Street song "beautiful skin song" featuring a child from Fresh Meadows.

Sesame Street filmed an episode that celebrates diversity, and they filmed part of it in a Fresh Meadows children’s athletic center, My Gym. But the film crew used more than just the gym’s child-friendly space; they also asked the gym’s director, Meredith Coleman, if they could film the students for their athletics and aesthetic.

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First Miss Queens Pageant to be held in Long Island City


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

For the first time, the borough will have an official Miss America preliminary competition, called the Miss Queens Pageant, held on Oct. 12 at RESOBOX located at 41-26 27th St. in Long Island City.

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