Diversity keeping Flushing strong


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“Location, location, location,” said Peter Koo, regarding what keeps investors interested in a particular sector of real estate and as far as business leaders are concerned, Flushing has it all. The Flushing Business Improvement District (BID) led by Executive Director Dian Yu and Monroe College recently held the First Annual Downtown Flushing Real Estate Conference […]

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‘Kings of Queens’ to be Honored


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The Queens Courier and Queens Business will host the 3rd Annual Kings of Queens Awards & Networking Event presented by American Airlines. This event will recognize Queens’ most influential men in business whose achievements and participation in many community activities throughout the years has helped the city grow. The event will take place Thursday, October […]

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Seventh Annual ‘Top Women in Business’ honorees


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The Queens Courier, Queens Business Today and more than 800 people will gather once again at the American Airlines 7th Annual Top Women in Business Networking Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 2 to honor New York Metro area women who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within their business and local communities. To purchase tickets online click […]

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Helping Patients Understand


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When the blue WellCare RVs roll through the streets of several Queens communities, they stop traffic. Not because of their immense size or bright blue hue, but because it is clear that the vehicles come with a purpose—to educate residents on their options for affordable, comprehensive healthcare and provide preventative medical assistance to low-income families […]

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Queens Debates


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Local resident Charles Thompson has a personal stake in the issue of slavery reparations now being hotly disputed by judges and legislators across the country, including in Queens. "My forefathers were slaves to the white man," said Thompson, lamenting the profits reaped from the subjugation of his ancestors. "What goes around should come around. The […]

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