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


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

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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Queens Center Mall celebrates Latin culture


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

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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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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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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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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‘Recycled’ fashion show at Queens Center Mall


By Queens Courier Staff

To commemorate the celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Queens Center Mall in Elmhurst hosted the second annual “Recycle the Runway” fashion show, giving four high school students the chance to create a garment of their choice from every day recycled materials in just an hour. Materials such as bubble wrap, MetroCards, potato chip […]

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Enter ‘Get Prom-ed’ Queens Center Mall essay contest


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Queens Center will make prom dreams come true for 14 lucky teens – seven boys and seven girls – this spring as they launch “Get Prom-ed.” Created to help prom-goers in need attend the dance in style without the financial stress, winners will be chosen from entrants who submit an essay of 500 words or […]

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Tree lighting kicks off the holidays at Queens Center Mall


By Queens Courier Staff

As the holidays approach, shoppers gathered around the tree at Queens Center Mall (QCM) for the annual tree lighting ceremony. City Councilmember Daniel Dromm joined family and friends under the tree on Saturday, November 20. Jeffery Owen, senior property manager and Dawn Simon, senior marketing manager greeted Santa and Dromm before the tree was lit. […]

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Vendors surround Queens Center Mall


By Queens Courier Staff

Another quarrel has erupted over street vendors, but this time it’s outside of Queens Center Mall. Eduardo Giraldo, vice president of corporate and government affairs of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Queens, said the abundance of street vendors outside the mall and around Queens has become a problem, particularly on weekends when police street […]

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Vendors surround Queens Center Mall


By Queens Courier Staff

Another quarrel has erupted over street vendors, but this time it’s outside of Queens Center Mall. Eduardo Giraldo, vice president of corporate and government affairs of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Queens, said the abundance of street vendors outside the mall and around Queens has become a problem, particularly on weekends when police street […]

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Shrimp Market opens in Queens Center Mall


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

On January 5, Shrimp Market, a nearly two-year-old chain that offers meals prepared to order, opened its first New York location in the Queens Center Mall’s food court. With dishes like Shrimp Carbonara, Coconut Shrimp, Shrimp Cocktail and Cajun Jambalaya Shrimp, Shrimp Market’s cooked-to-order menu is rich in variety, with fried, grilled, American, Italian and […]

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Queens Center Mall ‘Segways’ into ‘green’ security


By Queens Courier Staff

At the Queens Center Mall, the new color for security is “green.” The Mall is showing how much it cares about the environment by introducing its energy-efficient T3 vehicle. The three-wheeled vehicle, manufactured by T3 Motion, is the newest addition to the mall’s security fleet. It is similar to the 20-mph Segway, and has an […]

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